On July 13, the Securities and Alternate Fee, or SEC, pushed again its choice on Knowledge Tree’s Bitcoin ETF with a request for public suggestions. This request will enable members of the general public to speak their place on whether or not the belief needs to be approved or denied. The SEC’s discover acknowledged:

“The Fee requests that individuals present written submissions of their views, information and arguments with respect to the problems recognized above, in addition to every other considerations they might have with the proposal.”

Public feedback are required to be submitted to the Federal Register inside 21 days, and rebuttals filed in 35 days from publication.


The SEC is asking for feedback on whether or not the general public believes that the proposed Bitcoin ETF could be inclined to manipulation and whether or not the alternate’s proposal is designed to sufficiently stop fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices.

The SEC stated within the launch:

“The Alternate asserts that the manipulation considerations beforehand articulated by the Fee are sufficiently mitigated to the purpose that they’re outweighed by quantifiable investor safety points.”

Associated: Wisdom Tree files Ether ETF application with SEC

The applying was initially filed with the SEC on March 26, 2021 and the fee first requested the general public to remark in April. On Could 26, the SEC designated an extended time period to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change. The SEC is at the moment reviewing many functions much like this one, together with one other one by Knowledge Tree for an Ether ETF. Barring one other delay, a choice on this Bitcoin ETF may come later this yr.