Speaking at CoinDesk's Invest: NYC, Heath Tarbert addressed ethereum futures markets and the move to a proof-of-stake model with Ethereum 2.0.
The CFTC has granted Tassat a swap execution facility registration, bringing it one step closer to offering US customers bitcoin derivatives products.
If passed, the bill would be the first to place Congressionally-mandated, digital commodity-specific requirements on the CFTC.
The SEC and CFTC have settled charges with XBT Corp. after alleging the company sold unregistered security-based swaps for bitcoin.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is upgrading its financial technology research wing, LabCFTC, into an independent office.
"We saw a bubble building and we thought the best way to address it was to allow the market to interact with it," said Christopher Giancarlo.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert says the crypto world will see ethereum futures contracts sometime in 2020.
Purported crypto and forex investment firm Circle Society is accused by the CFTC of operating like a Ponzi scheme.
Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.
The heads of three U.S. financial regulators warned the crypto industry to abide by banking laws in a joint statement published Friday.