BlackRock’s bitcoin ETF team has met 5 times with the SEC

BlackRock has been busy this holiday season.

The asset management giant is one of more than a dozen fund groups vying to launch a spot bitcoin ETF. The applicants for such funds have so far met 24 times with officials at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, according to data from Bloomberg Intelligence analyst James Seyffart.

The SEC, BlackRock and Nasdaq most recently discussed the company’s planned spot bitcoin ETF on Dec. 19.

BlackRock is one of a few issuers planning to list shares of its bitcoin ETF on Nasdaq. The iShares Bitcoin Trust, if approved, would trade under the ticker IBIT. 

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