SEC Commissioner Peirce Blasts Regulator’s Action Against Telegram

SEC Commissioner Peirce Blasts Regulator’s Action Against Telegram

SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce said she disagreed with the SEC's Telegram enforcement action from the start. (CoinDesk archives)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner (SEC) Hester Peirce on Tuesday criticized her colleagues’ decision to penalize Telegram’s ICO in remarks that underscored the maverick regulator’s open-arms approach to crypto.

UPDATE: 7/20/2020 20:55 UTC: An earlier version of this article misspelled the SEC Commissioner’s last name as “Pierce.”

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