Cornerstone Research Connects: SEC Cryptocurrency Enforcement—Q3 2013–Q4 2020


Cornerstone Research Connects is the firm’s podcast series in which we interview Cornerstone Research staff and in-house experts about their research and what the data can tell us about litigation trends. In this episode, we discuss key trends of the SEC’s enforcement actions against digital asset market participants.

Simona Mola, author of the report, SEC Cryptocurrency Enforcement—Q3 2013–Q4 2020, joins Abe Chernin to discuss the report’s findings and current updates in regulatory enforcement of cryptocurrency, including:

  • The number and type of cryptocurrency-related allegations brought by the SEC
  • How the SEC became one of the main regulators in the cryptocurrency space
  • The SEC’s enforcement approach to cryptocurrency-related actions
  • The SEC’s priorities under the Biden administration

The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Cornerstone Research.


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Simona Mola


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Abe Chernin

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