Coinbase LEND

Carlos Gamez filed this request with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking #

21-02731-FOIA

21-02730-FOIA

21-02729-FOIA

21-02728-FOIA

Due Oct. 8, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Carlos Gamez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. All reports, analyses, presentations, and memos written in regards to Coinbase LEND and the SEC’s investigation and potential lawsuit into this offering
2. All internal reports written since January 2019 in regards to cryptocurrency and stable coins being classified as an investment
3. The final report of the investigation in regards to Coinbase LEND that includes all data and analysis made for this product
4. All memos written since January 2019 that contains the following words and phrases: Coinbase, cryptocurrency, and securities
For items 1 and 3, the date of search is from September 2019 to the present date.
Source: https://blog.coinbase.com/the-sec-has-told-us-it-wants-to-sue-us-over-lend-we-have-no-idea-why-a3a1b6507009

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Carlos Gamez

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From: Securities and Exchange Commission

Good morning,

As you are aware, the attached request has been separated into four (4) separate requests and assigned individual tracking numbers. In response to your inquiry regarding the status of the request(s), we are still in the processing stage of the request. In order to conduct a proper search, further clarification of your requests are needed? Specifically, we are requesting additional information for each request (as noted in red):

1. All reports, analyses, presentations, and memos written in regards to Coinbase LEND and the SEC’s investigation and potential lawsuit into this offering (Request No. 21-02728-FOIA) -specify which SEC offices/divisions you request a records search

-specify search term(s) (i.e. search “Coinbase LEND” only, etc.)

2. All internal reports written since January 2019 in regards to cryptocurrency and stable coins being classified as an investments (Request No. 21-02729-FOIA)

-specify which SEC offices/divisions you request a records search

3. The final report of the investigation in regards to Coinbase LEND that includes all data and analysis made for this product:

-specify search term (s) (i.e., search “Coinbase LEND” only, etc.) (Request No. 21-0273-FOIA)

4. All memos written since January 2019 that contains the following words and phrases: Coinbase, cryptocurrency, and securities For items 1 and 3, the date of search is from September 2019 to the present date. (Request No. 21-02731-FOIA)
-specify which SEC offices/divisions you request a records search

If you have any questions regarding the information in this message, feel free to contact me to discuss.
Best Regards,

Alysia Morrow, Research Specialist
Office of FOIA Services (OSO)
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE
Washington, DC 20549
Telephone: (202) 551-8376 or (202) 551-7900
E-mail: morrowa@sec.gov or foiapa@sec.gov

From: Securities and Exchange Commission

Good morning,

As you are aware, the attached request has been separated into four (4) separate requests and assigned individual tracking numbers. In response to your inquiry regarding the status of the request(s), we are still in the processing stage of the request. In order to conduct a proper search, further clarification of your requests are needed? Specifically, we are requesting additional information for each request (as noted in red):

1. All reports, analyses, presentations, and memos written in regards to Coinbase LEND and the SEC’s investigation and potential lawsuit into this offering (Request No. 21-02728-FOIA) -specify which SEC offices/divisions you request a records search

-specify search term(s) (i.e. search “Coinbase LEND” only, etc.)

2. All internal reports written since January 2019 in regards to cryptocurrency and stable coins being classified as an investments (Request No. 21-02729-FOIA)

-specify which SEC offices/divisions you request a records search

3. The final report of the investigation in regards to Coinbase LEND that includes all data and analysis made for this product:

-specify search term (s) (i.e., search “Coinbase LEND” only, etc.) (Request No. 21-0273-FOIA)

4. All memos written since January 2019 that contains the following words and phrases: Coinbase, cryptocurrency, and securities For items 1 and 3, the date of search is from September 2019 to the present date. (Request No. 21-02731-FOIA)
-specify which SEC offices/divisions you request a records search

If you have any questions regarding the information in this message, feel free to contact me to discuss.
Best Regards,

Alysia Morrow, Research Specialist
Office of FOIA Services (OSO)
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE
Washington, DC 20549
Telephone: (202) 551-8376 or (202) 551-7900
E-mail: morrowa@sec.gov or foiapa@sec.gov

From: Carlos Gamez

Good morning,

My apologies for the late response regarding the clarification of FOIA request 21-02731. Regarding all four items of the request, it can be limited to the Division of Enforcement, Office of the General Counsel, and the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis. The search terms for items 1 and 3 can include the following: "Coinbase", "Coinbase LEND", "stablecoin lending", and "stablecoin security". If you need any further clarification please feel free to let me know. Thank you.

Sincerely,

Carlos Gamez

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