CFTC

CFTC Appoints Former Coinbase Exec as Director of Market Oversight

Coinbase’s vice president Dorothy D. DeWitt will now serve as director of the division of market oversight at the United States...

CME Asks CFTC to Double Bitcoin Futures Capacity as Interest Soars

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group is petitioning United States regulators to allow its clients to double their open B...
September 13, 2019
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Crypto in Court — Overview of the Biggest Lawsuits Worldwide

Over the last 24 months, all major legal systems have been floundering to develop a regulatory framework that can be applied ac...

Binance to Launch US Platform Soon, Helped by a Little-Known Partner

Binance is expected to launch its upcoming exchange platform in the United States by the end of the year, with the company’s ex...

What Are the Biggest Alleged Crypto Heists and How Much Was Stolen?

As the appeal of cryptocurrency has grown, so has the opportunity for scammers to part naive investors from their money. 2019 h...

Bakkt Announces Sept. 23 Launch of Futures and Custody Platform in US

Bakkt has announced the coming launch of its much-anticipated platform for daily and monthly futures in the United States in a ...

CFTC Policymaker With Long History of Work on BTC Futures Leaving

Amir Zaidi, the director of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC’s) Division of Market Oversight (DMO...

Media Misreports BTC Futures Status, Option ‘Coming Soon’

Earlier this week, United States-regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform LedgerX was reported to launch the first ph...

Bitmex Outflows Hit Record in July Exceeding $500M Amid CFTC Probe

BitMEX, the second-top crypto exchange by reported trading volume to date, experienced record outflows during the month of July...

CFTC Probe of BitMEX a Result of Roubini Vs. Hayes Taipei Tangle?

Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is reportedly in trouble. Soon after Nouriel Roubini, a New York University pro...