GAO finds controversial SEC guidance is subject to congressional oversight

United States Senator Cynthia Lummis has scored another one for crypto with a Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision issued on Oct. 31. The GAO found that Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Staff Accounting Bulletin 121 should be subject to congressional review. That bulletin, issued in March 2022, has been a source of ire for many pro-crypto lawmakers.

The GAO was acting on a letter sent by Lummis to the U.S. Comptroller General in August 2022. It considered whether the…

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