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Just In: CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz Named the New SEC General Counsel

Dan Berkovitz, one of the commissioners serving with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been named as the incoming General Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the latest press release published by the SEC, Berkovitz’s term will commence on November 1, and he will succeed John Coates in

Dan Berkovitz, one of the commissioners serving with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been named as the incoming General Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the latest press release published by the SEC, Berkovitz’s term will commence on November 1, and he will succeed John Coates in

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Breaking: Binance Reportedly Under CFTC Investigation For Insider Trading

Binance’s regulatory woes have now expanded to the US, in what could be its worst regulatory showdown until now. A recent report from Bloomberg highlighted that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is now looking into the crypto exchange on allegations of possible insider trading and market manipulation. U.S. authorities are examining possible insider

Binance’s regulatory woes have now expanded to the US, in what could be its worst regulatory showdown until now. A recent report from Bloomberg highlighted that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is now looking into the crypto exchange on allegations of possible insider trading and market manipulation. U.S. authorities are examining possible insider

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Former BitMEX Executive Gregory Dwyer Agrees to be Extradited to the US. Here’s What Could Happen to Him

Gregory Dwyer, one of the former executives of BitMEX Derivatives Exchange has agreed to be extradited to the United States of America where he is facing charges for the violation of the US Bank Secrecy Act and conspiracy to violate the Bank Secrecy Act. Dwyer is on trial alongside the trading platform’s former Chief Executive

Gregory Dwyer, one of the former executives of BitMEX Derivatives Exchange has agreed to be extradited to the United States of America where he is facing charges for the violation of the US Bank Secrecy Act and conspiracy to violate the Bank Secrecy Act. Dwyer is on trial alongside the trading platform’s former Chief Executive

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Digital Assets Regulations: Does the CFTC Have Broad Enforcement Authority over Crypto Derivatives?

As it relates to regulating the digital currency ecosystem, the conflicting position of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have often confused crypto stakeholders. Drawing on its core roles, CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump has issued a set of guidelines targeted at

As it relates to regulating the digital currency ecosystem, the conflicting position of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have often confused crypto stakeholders. Drawing on its core roles, CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump has issued a set of guidelines targeted at

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Crypto Friendly CFTC Commission Brian Quintenz Set to Leave the Agency

Brian Quintenz, one of the Republicans currently serving as a Commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has unveiled his plans to leave the agency by the end of the month. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Quintenz said in an interview that he will leave the agency by Aug 31,

Brian Quintenz, one of the Republicans currently serving as a Commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has unveiled his plans to leave the agency by the end of the month. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Quintenz said in an interview that he will leave the agency by Aug 31,

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Breaking: BitMEX Inked a Multi-Million Dollar Settlement With CFTC

Seychelles based cryptocurrency exchange and derivatives trading platform, BitMEX has inked a settlement with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as announced by the regulator on Tuesday. According to the issued Press Release, the group of companies operating the BitMEX exchange including HDR Global Trading Limited, 100x Holding Limited, ABS Global Trading Limited, Shine Effort

Seychelles based cryptocurrency exchange and derivatives trading platform, BitMEX has inked a settlement with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as announced by the regulator on Tuesday. According to the issued Press Release, the group of companies operating the BitMEX exchange including HDR Global Trading Limited, 100x Holding Limited, ABS Global Trading Limited, Shine Effort

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Breaking: Coinbase Postpones Nasdaq Listing Post CFTC’s $6.5M Fine

Coinbase has reportedly pushed back its much-awaited public debut on Nasdaq by a couple of weeks to April in the wake of CFTC’s $6.5 million fine for wash trading charges. The crypto exchange is currently under multiple investigations for its earlier misconduct, and people aware of the matter informed that the directors of the company

Coinbase has reportedly pushed back its much-awaited public debut on Nasdaq by a couple of weeks to April in the wake of CFTC’s $6.5 million fine for wash trading charges. The crypto exchange is currently under multiple investigations for its earlier misconduct, and people aware of the matter informed that the directors of the company

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A $500 Million Bitcoin Exit as BitMEX Gets Labelled ‘High Risk’

Crypto exchange BitMEX is hemorrhaging liquidity as over $500 million has left the exchange since U.S. regulators filed charges against company executives. A week ago the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against BitMEX executives for operating an unregistered trading platform and failing to implement anti-money laundering procedures. The exchange responded rapidly assuring traders

Crypto exchange BitMEX is hemorrhaging liquidity as over $500 million has left the exchange since U.S. regulators filed charges against company executives. A week ago the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against BitMEX executives for operating an unregistered trading platform and failing to implement anti-money laundering procedures. The exchange responded rapidly assuring traders

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Over 32,000 Bitcoins (BTC) Withdrawn From Crypto Exchange BitMEX After CFTC Charges

On Thursday, October 1, the U.S. CFTC filed a complaint against crypto exchange BitMEX accusing it of illegal crypto derivative trading and money laundering. Hours later, BitMEX responded denying all charges and assuring investors that their funds are absolutely safe with the exchange. However, the damage was already done! As per the fresh report by

On Thursday, October 1, the U.S. CFTC filed a complaint against crypto exchange BitMEX accusing it of illegal crypto derivative trading and money laundering. Hours later, BitMEX responded denying all charges and assuring investors that their funds are absolutely safe with the exchange. However, the damage was already done! As per the fresh report by

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“All Funds Are Safe”, BitMex Responds To CFTCs Recent Charges

In response to recent charges by CFTC Bitmex has released a blog assuring traders that the funds are safe and Bitmex will continue operating as usual. Bitmex team also responded through their official twitter handle and cleared doubts regarding the withdrawals and continuity of operations. United States CFTC & DOJ Filing Withdrawals Will Be Released

In response to recent charges by CFTC Bitmex has released a blog assuring traders that the funds are safe and Bitmex will continue operating as usual. Bitmex team also responded through their official twitter handle and cleared doubts regarding the withdrawals and continuity of operations. United States CFTC & DOJ Filing Withdrawals Will Be Released

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CFTC Sues BitMEX For Violating Bank Secrecy Act ; Bitcoin Bears The Brunt 

Arthur Hayes, Ben Delo, and Samuel Reed, owners of BitMEX, have been charged by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) with “operating an unregistered trading platform and violating multiple CFTC regulations, including failing to implement required anti-money laundering procedures.” According to a press release from the CFTC, five entities associated with the owners of the

Arthur Hayes, Ben Delo, and Samuel Reed, owners of BitMEX, have been charged by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) with “operating an unregistered trading platform and violating multiple CFTC regulations, including failing to implement required anti-money laundering procedures.” According to a press release from the CFTC, five entities associated with the owners of the

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Why JP Morgan Getting Fined $1bn For Market Manipulation is Good For Bitcoin

U.S. banking giant JP Morgan Chase agreed to pay fines of almost a billion dollars after acknowledging offenses regarding commodity market manipulation investigations. On Sept. 29, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) concluded what has been the largest-ever settlement imposed by the derivatives regulator according to Reuters. The bank has been engaged in a pattern

U.S. banking giant JP Morgan Chase agreed to pay fines of almost a billion dollars after acknowledging offenses regarding commodity market manipulation investigations. On Sept. 29, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) concluded what has been the largest-ever settlement imposed by the derivatives regulator according to Reuters. The bank has been engaged in a pattern

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Former CFTC Chairman Says Ripple [XRP] Is Not A Security

Christopher Giancarlo, the former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has published a detailed article at the International Financial Law Review on June 17, 2020, dubbed the Cryptocurrencies and US securities laws: beyond Bitcoin and ether, claiming that XRP, the native currency of the XRPL ledger, is a utility. Just like BTC and ETH, they don’t fall under

Christopher Giancarlo, the former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has published a detailed article at the International Financial Law Review on June 17, 2020, dubbed the Cryptocurrencies and US securities laws: beyond Bitcoin and ether, claiming that XRP, the native currency of the XRPL ledger, is a utility. Just like BTC and ETH, they don’t fall under

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CFTC Chairman Highlights the ‘Key Development’ around Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert answers some of the hard-hitting questions around Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and its’ on-going regulations in the US. The CNBC interview covers various aspects related to cryptocurrencies, like clarity on securitization and Libra. Escape Velocity for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies The cryptocurrency markets have independently grown to about $220 billion. Moreover, the decentralization many of

CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert answers some of the hard-hitting questions around Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and its’ on-going regulations in the US. The CNBC interview covers various aspects related to cryptocurrencies, like clarity on securitization and Libra. Escape Velocity for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies The cryptocurrency markets have independently grown to about $220 billion. Moreover, the decentralization many of

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Crypto Markets Still Cannot Be Termed Matured Assets – Former Goldman Sachs CEO

Former Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein believes that while crypto assets will in the future form the basis of the economy, they are yet to mature. The ongoing Global Financial Leadership Conference (GFLC) Florida saw Blankfein expressing his skepticism over crypto assets.  Crypto Assets Have A Long Way to Go Undoubtedly, crypto adoption

Former Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein believes that while crypto assets will in the future form the basis of the economy, they are yet to mature. The ongoing Global Financial Leadership Conference (GFLC) Florida saw Blankfein expressing his skepticism over crypto assets.  Crypto Assets Have A Long Way to Go Undoubtedly, crypto adoption

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Tassat Gears Up For Bitcoin Trade-at-Settlement Product

New York-based fintech provider Tassat in partnership with digital market maker Blockfills are all set to launch institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). As the Bitcoin spot matures, it is likely that other Bitcoin products also come to fruition and expand the crypto trading space. In another development, the United States

New York-based fintech provider Tassat in partnership with digital market maker Blockfills are all set to launch institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). As the Bitcoin spot matures, it is likely that other Bitcoin products also come to fruition and expand the crypto trading space. In another development, the United States

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CFTC Report: Non-commercial Interest in CME Bitcoin Futures in Net Short Position

Non-commercial interest in CME cash-settled futures drops, CFTC report. CME futures currently at a net short position, at 856 short open contracts. Bitcoin bears set to push the price below $8,500 USD. The overall Bitcoin futures market is on a slippery slope as interest in both institutional and retail investment drops to levels below the

Non-commercial interest in CME cash-settled futures drops, CFTC report. CME futures currently at a net short position, at 856 short open contracts. Bitcoin bears set to push the price below $8,500 USD. The overall Bitcoin futures market is on a slippery slope as interest in both institutional and retail investment drops to levels below the

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CFTC Chairman Optimistic on Launch of Ethereum Futures and other Crypto Derivatives

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert confirmed his belief at the DC Fintech Week that Ethereum futures are around the corner. In all probability, sometime between 6 months to a year (post-April 2020). According to an excerpt from the conversation by the fireside with reporters and crypto-enthusiasts, the chairman noted that, currently, CFTC only views Bitcoin and Ethereum

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert confirmed his belief at the DC Fintech Week that Ethereum futures are around the corner. In all probability, sometime between 6 months to a year (post-April 2020). According to an excerpt from the conversation by the fireside with reporters and crypto-enthusiasts, the chairman noted that, currently, CFTC only views Bitcoin and Ethereum

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CFTC, FinCEN, and SEC Issue Warnings to Crypto Firms on Regulatory Compliance

The Chairman of CFTC and SEC, along with FinCEN director issue a joint statement to firms engaging in digital assets to follow their guidelines. Emphasis was laid on obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering and countering terrorist funding through cryptocurrencies. Digital assets firm has often avoided following specific rules riding on the ambiguity

The Chairman of CFTC and SEC, along with FinCEN director issue a joint statement to firms engaging in digital assets to follow their guidelines. Emphasis was laid on obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering and countering terrorist funding through cryptocurrencies. Digital assets firm has often avoided following specific rules riding on the ambiguity

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Binance Futures Records 4th highest Volume In Crypto Futures Industry in Just a Month

Binance Futures has once again recorded a new high trading volume. It has recorded a trading volume of 16K BTC in an hour. Interestingly, Binance Futures is not even a month old. As a matter of fact, the volume recorded is the 4th highest in the crypto futures industry.  Binance Futures on An All-Time High

Binance Futures has once again recorded a new high trading volume. It has recorded a trading volume of 16K BTC in an hour. Interestingly, Binance Futures is not even a month old. As a matter of fact, the volume recorded is the 4th highest in the crypto futures industry.  Binance Futures on An All-Time High