Washington Hearing: Industry needs clear regulation, Congress conflicted. #FOLLOW_UP
Coinbase’s Chief Legal and Risk Officer called on regulators to avoid missteps towards crypto’s ‘tremendous potential’. #NEWS
Today, under Chairman Rep. Bill Huizenga of Michigan, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment held a hearing (watch it here on Youtube) entitled “Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The primary focus of the hearing was to further facilitate dialogue between crypto-industry insiders and lawmakers. Hearing: Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment After an […]
CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has expressed approval over a virtual commodities SRO proposed by Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss.
Where do members of the US Congress stand on crypto? Here’s a peek, we’ve counted them all! #ANALYSIS
In an exclusive interview CBOE Director for Product Development evaluates the success of the Bitcoin futures product they launched last December, and hints at new developments #INTERVIEW
The CFTC cited a U.S. district judge’s recent ruling that cryptocurrencies are commodities to show standing in a separate fraud case it is pursuing.
TrueEX plans to release a regulated derivatives marketplace for digital assets, while new affiliate True Digital will develop an ETH price benchmark with partner ConsenSys. #NEWS
Praetorian Group files $75 mln ICO with SEC in move to sell first registered security tokens in the US #NEWS
Big money from traditional investors needed before crypto ‘bubble’ pops, says CFTC ex-chair #NEWS
CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz reiterated his position on Wednesday that the crypto industry should establish a self-regulatory organization.
The CFTC’s chairman said the U.S. is working with foreign regulators to tackle cryptocurrency fraud.
New York federal judges rules that CFTC can regulate cryptocurrencies as commodities #NEWS
U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein in Brooklyn ruled that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has standing to regulate cryptocurrencies as commodities. The financial watchdog first determined that virtual currencies are commodities in 2015. Cryptocurrencies are commodities The ruling gives the CFTC the needed authority to bring a fraud lawsuit against Patrick McDonnell, a New York resident charged […]
A U.S. district judge has backed the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in defining cryptocurrencies as commodities.