Bakkt says it will launch Sept. 23 after receiving a trust charter through the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Seed CX has begun testing bitcoin margin swaps with users and is waiting on regulatory approval to launch them.
ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher said Bakkt will launch its physically-settled bitcoin futures soon, subject to regulatory approval.
LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts in the U.S., beating Bakkt to the punch.
Bakkt is scheduled to begin testing its bitcoin futures contracts Monday, more than six months after its originally planned launch date.
Bakkt will begin user testing of its bitcoin futures contracts on July 22, revealing new contract specifications on Thursday.
Bakkt announced Monday it would be testing its bitcoin futures products in July after "working closely" with the CFTC.
ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher says crypto winter has been "helpful" to bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt by letting it buy firms on the cheap.
Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has acquired the Digital Asset Custody Company and is working with global bank BNY Mellon on crypto key storage.
Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.