Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Federal Court Orders Duo to Pay Penalties, Restitution for Bitcoin Fraud

In a case brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), two defendants were ordered to pay almost $400,000 in penalties and restitution regarding Bitcoin-related fraud. Read more: crowdfundinsider

TD Ameritrade-Backed ErisX Gets Green Light to Settle Futures in Bitcoin

The CFTC just granted ErisX a derivatives clearing organization license, green-lighting it to launch physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts. Read more: CoinDesk

‘Cryptocurrencies are here to stay’, says CFTC chairman

While the SEC is still in doubts, the CFTC Chairman has a very positive opinion regarding the potential and future of cryptocurrencies, Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

CFTC to hold open meeting, will consider FinTech cooperation

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has scheduled an open meeting to be held next Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

CFTC issues new guidance on cryptocurrency derivatives

The top US markets regulator has issued new guidance to exchanges and other trading platforms that are interested in listing bitcoin futures Read more: www.ccn.com

CFTC files first case against bitcoin fraudsters

Fraud makes the entire digital currency industry look bad, so many were pleased when the CFTC announced charges of fraud against Gelfman Blueprint, Read more: cointelegraph.com

US derivatives regulator engages ‘FinTech’ world

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has taken lead in engaging emerging FinTech and RegTech companies. Read more: www.reuters.com

CFTC to strengthen cyber resilience in financial markets

US exchanges, clearing houses, trade repositories and dealing platforms will have to test their systems for cyber-vulnerabilities at least once a quarter. Read more: www.finextra.com