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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Over 32,000 Bitcoins (BTC) Withdrawn From Crypto Exchange BitMEX After CFTC Charges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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Breaking - US's Top Regulators Investigating BitMEX Crypto Exchange
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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

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CFTC Could Approve Ethereum Derivatives Trading in the Near Future

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert in All Markets Summit by Yahoo Finance spoke about Ether(ETH) being a commodity and thus should fall under the jurisdiction of CFTC. He further hinted on Ether Futures trading in the US markets in the near future. CFTC Chairman Speaks About Ether Tarbert in the summit also

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert in All Markets Summit by Yahoo Finance spoke about Ether(ETH) being a commodity and thus should fall under the jurisdiction of CFTC. He further hinted on Ether Futures trading in the US markets in the near future. CFTC Chairman Speaks About Ether Tarbert in the summit also

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Crypto Analysis: Why Bitcoin Might Face Another Price Correction in September?

While Bitcoin Price continues to linger around $10,000, traded volume on spot exchanges has surprisingly hit a 5- month low of $55 Billion in August. This indicates a fall of 50% in the past two months.  Bitcoin’s Traded Volume Hits A 5-Month Low While Bitcoin continues to soar high, it’s trading volume, unfortunately, doesn’t share

While Bitcoin Price continues to linger around $10,000, traded volume on spot exchanges has surprisingly hit a 5- month low of $55 Billion in August. This indicates a fall of 50% in the past two months.  Bitcoin’s Traded Volume Hits A 5-Month Low While Bitcoin continues to soar high, it’s trading volume, unfortunately, doesn’t share

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LedgerX CEO’s Angry Tweets Reveal What Went Wrong with Bitcoin Futures

The crypto community had received a new reason to rejoice on July 31 as LedgerX, the US-regulated trading platform for physically-settled digital currency derivatives, had announced on its social media that its physical futures offering was now available on its Omni trading platform.  However, the very next day, it was revealed by the United States

The crypto community had received a new reason to rejoice on July 31 as LedgerX, the US-regulated trading platform for physically-settled digital currency derivatives, had announced on its social media that its physical futures offering was now available on its Omni trading platform.  However, the very next day, it was revealed by the United States

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Here’s Why US CFTC’s Bitcoin Futures Drops Below Previous Weeks

The latest data of Bitcoin futures by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday reveals that speculative trading activities on Bitcoin futures have experienced a decline in comparison to the previous weeks. Bitcoin Futures Experienced Weaker Speculative Trading Many states that the result in a drop of speculative trading activities of the Bitcoin

The latest data of Bitcoin futures by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday reveals that speculative trading activities on Bitcoin futures have experienced a decline in comparison to the previous weeks. Bitcoin Futures Experienced Weaker Speculative Trading Many states that the result in a drop of speculative trading activities of the Bitcoin

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Breaking – US’s Top Regulators Investigating BitMEX Crypto Exchange

One of the largest crypto derivatives exchange, BitMEX is currently under investigation by the US’s top regulator, CFTC. The trading platform is majorly known for the crypto derivatives trading feature.  CFTC Investigating BitMEX The probe comes after the US’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) realizes exchange is enabling people to make big bets with little

One of the largest crypto derivatives exchange, BitMEX is currently under investigation by the US’s top regulator, CFTC. The trading platform is majorly known for the crypto derivatives trading feature.  CFTC Investigating BitMEX The probe comes after the US’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) realizes exchange is enabling people to make big bets with little

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CME Exchange Might be Prepping for Ethereum [ETH] Futures Market Launch: Report

CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange), has announced changes in its pricing data source for its Ether [ETH] based indices on the Exchange. CME is one of the largest platforms for trading regulated Bitcoin futures in the US. Recently. It also surpassed the all-time high daily trading volume above $1.7 billion. The Exchange has added New York-based

CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange), has announced changes in its pricing data source for its Ether [ETH] based indices on the Exchange. CME is one of the largest platforms for trading regulated Bitcoin futures in the US. Recently. It also surpassed the all-time high daily trading volume above $1.7 billion. The Exchange has added New York-based

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Crypto Derivatives: Will CFTC in US Follow UK in Posing Restrictions On It?

Bitcoin’s volatility has always been the most significant concern around the asset class. Nevertheless, the asset has moved past its ignorance phase as the institutions are increasingly adapting to provide services and products on it. The two most important of those from Financial Services point of view are contracts and custody arrangements. Derivatives are financial

Bitcoin’s volatility has always been the most significant concern around the asset class. Nevertheless, the asset has moved past its ignorance phase as the institutions are increasingly adapting to provide services and products on it. The two most important of those from Financial Services point of view are contracts and custody arrangements. Derivatives are financial