Nexo Agrees To Pay $45M To SEC and State Regulators For Unregistered Offering Of Earned Interest Products

Nexo announced that it has agreed to settle the Unregistered Offering with several state regulators, such as the USA Securities and Exchange Commission, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and the New York Attorney General’s Office. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nexo has started offering the company’s Earned Interest Product (EIP), an interest-earning product that allows investors to earn interest on deposited crypto assets. According to the US regulator “EIP is a security and its offering and sale are not eligible to receive an exemption from Securities and Exchange Commission registration”. This solution was answered in an interview by Nexo co-founder Kosta Kantchev. The co-founder of Nexo said in his statement that he is confident that a clear regulatory framework will be published soon and that companies like Nexo will be able to create and offer value in the United States in a compliant manner. Will be free Additionally, America will further cement its position as the innovation engine of the world.
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler described the settlement in a different way, saying that we have completed the registration process before offering the retail Arrest product to the public, bypassing an essential requirement designed to protect investors on Nexo. The charge of failure was proved. Compliance with our time-tested public policies is no substitute. Where crypto companies do not adhere to this compliance, facts and law will be deemed necessary to hold them accountable and companies must commit to this. This led, among other actions in the case, to Nexo closing its unregistered loan product to all US investors and its co-founder Antoine Trenchev thanked the company’s legal team from Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and said that the New York and Attorney The General’s Office has assisted Nexo in securing this favorable outcome and he is satisfied with this unified resolution and can certainly focus on what he does best. Of course, their first goal is to create seamless and seamless financial solutions for a global audience, Trenchev explained in a statement on Thursday. Nexo’s settlement with US regulators follows an investigation into the transaction launched by Bulgarian law enforcement authorities and, although the crypto lender strongly denies the allegations made by the Bulgarian Attorney General.


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