For those calling for the end of the bear cycle- hold tight a little longer. Following the extended sideways market movements, a price explosion was imminent. Unfortunately, this action took place in favor of sellers, as Bitcoin continues to tumble over the course of the past 24 hours. Altcoins have similarly followed suit. Last night, […]
On June 4, Rostin Behnam commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) took an interesting stance on cryptocurrency and related technologies during a talk at the BFI United Nations Summit. Rostin Behnam, New Cryptocurrency Ally? While Rostin Behnam, the aforementioned commissioner of the CFTC, took the stage at the UN Plaza in New… […]
The US Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) has subpoenaed Coinbase, Kraken, Bitstamp, and ItBit in an ongoing Bitcoin manipulation probe started last month, reports Coingape. It is thought that the investigation has been initiated due to the distorted prices in the futures market. Coinbase is one of the world’s major cryptocurrency exchanges with Kraken in 24th position […]
The Bitcoin price is volatile by nature. Not all of this volatility is created out of the blue either. An ongoing investigation regarding Bitcoin price manipulation is taking place. As such, U.S. regulators demand data from various trading platforms to address these concerns. Bitcoin Price Manipulation Investigation There have been swelling rumors regarding major Bitcoin… […]
The US CFTC has rejected a request for releasing the subpoenas allegedly sent to crypto exchange Bitfinex and token issuer Tether last December
Commissioner of the CFTC, Rostin Behnam, gave an address emphasizing the potential of blockchain to address issues in all sectors.
The top U.S. futures regulator has denied a FOIA request related to cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the closely-linked ‘stablecoin’ operator Tether.
SEC chairman Jay Clayton clarified today on CNBC that he does not consider Bitcoin to be a security, as it can replace sovereign currencies like the yen, the euro, and the dollar
OAG sent information requests (“Inquiries”) to thirteen cryptocurrency trading platforms, including Kraken and Bitfinex
A guide to the complex crypto regulation framework in the US: Here’s how SEC, CFTC, FinCen and IRS view Bitcoin
The US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into possible crypto price manipulation by crypto traders, reports Bloomberg. Quoting four people familiar with the situation, the report indicates that the DOJ’s prosecutors are working in partnership with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission to probe the matter. The DOJ believes that digital currencies are highly […]
Investigations are all about the crypto ecosystem, but a recent report regarding a US Department of Justice price manipulation crackdown was widely said to be the cause of market caps falling, and by a lot. Fundstrat, the ecosystem’s favorite financial professional crypto bull, is on record as welcoming government regulation, what it calls “adult supervision.” […]
The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into cryptocurrency price manipulation purported by market participants. In the meantime, Bitcoin continues to move lower towards the $7,000 line in an overall gloomy week for digital currencies. U.S. Justice Department Launches Criminal Investigation Into Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation U.S. federal prosecutors are working with the Commodity… […]
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating cryptocurrency traders who may have manipulated the markets using old-school tricks.
It was only a matter of time until regulators introduced new guidance for cryptocurrency derivatives and associated products. Considering that these investment vehicles are of great interest to consumers and institutional investors alike, it only makes sense that the CFTC would take a special interest in such products. The CFTC’s new Guidelines are in Place Bringing more […]