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CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.

Road to Consensus with CFTC Chair Giancarlo – Regulating the Blockchain

| Nolan Bauerle

CoinDesk's Nolan Bauerle goes one-on-one with the man whose regulatory oversight extends to the commodities and futures markets – including…

HSBC Exec Urges CFTC to Make More ‘Positive Noise’ About Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

HSBC's Jesse Drennan asked the CFTC to make more "positive noise" about distributed ledger tech to spur business adoption.

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Will Fiat-Backed Stablecoins Pass Legal Muster With the SEC and CFTC?

| Jake Chervinsky and Benjamin Sauter

As stablecoins see greater capital inflows and adoption, regulators will likely take a harder look at their compliance status.

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Craig Wright Claims to Be Satoshi in Critical Response to CFTC on Ethereum

| Yogita Khatri

In a response to the CFTC, nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has criticized ethereum and restated his claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Why the CFTC’s Questions About Ethereum Matter

| Noelle Acheson

The questions on ethereum the CFTC put to the public show that the regulator has been considering derivatives on cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin…

The CFTC Wants to Learn More About Ethereum

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC has published a request for input to learn more about ethereum and its underlying blockchain network.

Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer

| Yogita Khatri

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission says smart contracts are covered under financial rules in its new primer on the technology.

CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud

| Yogita Khatri

A bitcoin trader has been jailed and fined over $1.1 million for stealing bitcoin and litecoin, and then defrauding investors to repay the loss.

Law Firm Perkins Coie Taps CFTC Veteran for Blockchain Practice

| Aditi Hudli

Perkins Coie continues to grow its blockchain practice with the addition of a former counsel for the CFTC.

Law Firm Perkins Coie Taps CFTC Veteran for Blockchain Practice

| Aditi Hudli

Perkins Coie continues to grow its blockchain practice with the addition of a former counsel for the CFTC.