The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosed a number of initiatives involving crypto assets in its strategic plan for the fiscal year 2022-2026. These moves are designed to address the SEC’s top priorities for the next four years.

SEC’s FY 2022-26 Strategic Plan

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published its “Strategic Plan” for the fiscal years 2022-2026 last week. “The initiatives outlined in strategic plan are designed to address the top priorities for the next four years,” the regulator said.

One of the objectives of the strategic plan is to “develop and implement a robust regulatory framework that can keep pace with evolving markets, business models and technologies.”

One initiative aimed at achieving goal is to “examine strategies to address systemic and infrastructural risks to our capital markets and market participants,” the securities watchdog explained. Noting the “rapid growth of cryptoassets” also Represents risks for which regulators say to be better prepared:

The SEC must seek new from Congress when needed, continue to work effectively with other regulators, and become more actively involved in digitization initiatives.

Another initiative outlined in the strategic plan is to “recognize significant developments and trends in our evolving capital markets and adapt our activities accordingly.” The SFC emphasized:

The SEC must also continue to strengthen its expertise and dedicate additional resources to product markets other than equities, including crypto assets, derivatives, and fixed income, and maintain an agile and flexible approach to rapidly respond to market changes.

The SEC also explained that in developing its strategic plan, it considered “meetings of the many internal and external parties with whom the agency regularly interacts, including members of Congress and congressional committees, investors, corporations, financial market participants, academics, and others. experts and stakeholders.”

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SEC Chairman Gary Gensler emphasized:

The SEC has a three-part mission: to investors, to maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets, and to facilitate capital formation.

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Kevin Helms

Kevin, an Austrian economics student, discovered Bitcoin in 2011 and has been an evangelist ever since. His interests lie in Bitcoin security, open source systems, network effects, and the intersection of economics and cryptography.

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