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What the CFTC Chairman Actually Said About Ether Futures and Ethereum 2.0

| Christine Kim

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.

Tassat Is One Step Closer to Offering Crypto Derivatives With CFTC Approval

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC has granted Tassat a swap execution facility registration, bringing it one step closer to offering US customers bitcoin derivatives products.

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US Congress Weighs Bill Spelling Out CFTC’s Crypto Derivatives Oversight

| Danny Nelson

If passed, the bill would be the first to place Congressionally-mandated, digital commodity-specific requirements on the CFTC.

SEC, CFTC Charge XBT Corp. With Selling Unregistered Swaps for Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De and Danny Nelson

The SEC and CFTC have settled charges with XBT Corp. after alleging the company sold unregistered security-based swaps for bitcoin.

CFTC Makes Its Fintech, Blockchain Research Lab a Full-Fledged Office

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is upgrading its financial technology research wing, LabCFTC, into an independent office.

Trump Administration Popped 2017 Bitcoin Bubble, Ex-CFTC Chair Says

| Brady Dale

"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.

CFTC Chair Says Ether Futures ‘Likely’ in 2020

| Nikhilesh De

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert says the crypto world will see ethereum futures contracts sometime in 2020.

CFTC Takes Action Against Crypto Options ‘Ponzi Scheme’

| Daniel Palmer

Purported crypto and forex investment firm Circle Society is accused by the CFTC of operating like a Ponzi scheme.

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

| Daniel Kuhn

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.

SEC, CFTC, FinCEN Warn Crypto Industry to Follow US Banking Laws

| Nikhilesh De

The heads of three U.S. financial regulators warned the crypto industry to abide by banking laws in a joint statement published Friday.