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CFTC Chair Giancarlo Says Institutional Investors Will Help Crypto ‘Mature’

| Nikhilesh De and Daniel Palmer

CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo said the cryptocurrency market will mature as institutional investors enter the space.

CFTC’s Giancarlo: US and Foreign Regulators Teaming Up on Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC's chairman said Wednesday that the U.S. is working with foreign regulators to tackle cryptocurrency fraud.


CFTC Chair Giancarlo: Embracing Blockchain Is in the ‘National Interest’

| Aaron Stanley

J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.

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CFTC’s Giancarlo: How US Regulators Can Boost Blockchain in 2017

| J Christopher Giancarlo

The CFTC's Chris Giancarlo argues that the US needs to rethink its blockchain policy for 2017 and beyond.

Egg Freezing

| santivernetti

Silicon Valley cryptocurrency unicorn Coinbase has taken an unusual and expensive step to recruit and retain diverse employees.  The U.S. 2018…

CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs

| Nikhilesh De

CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.

Ex-Trump Advisor Joins Blockchain Startup

| Evan Engel

Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, has been sold. Ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade is on track…

‘Doctor Doom’ vs Crypto: Here’s What to Expect in Congress Today

| Nikhilesh De

Economist Nouriel Roubini and Coin Center's Peter Van Valkenburgh will testify about crypto and blockchain before a U.S. Senate committee today.

The SEC’s Hester Peirce Isn’t a Bitcoin Champion, Just a Regulatory Realist

| Stan Higgins

Regulators like the SEC shouldn't be acting as gatekeepers to new technologies like bitcoin, according to Commissioner Hester Peirce.

CFTC Chair Says Regulator Is ‘Behind’ on Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is "falling behind" in understanding blockchain technology, chairman Christopher Giancarlo said.