Coinbase Slugs It Out With U.S. SEC in Effort to Get Key Crypto Question Answered

The request would have to be accepted by the courts, including Judge Katherine Polk Failla, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, who rejected Coinbase’s request to dismiss the SEC’s original case, which accused the exchange of operating illegally. Resolving this central legal question could help steer a number of other SEC enforcement clashes with the industry.