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Bakkt Reveals Bitcoin Futures Contract Details Ahead of July Test Date

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt will begin user testing of its bitcoin futures contracts on July 22, revealing new contract specifications on Thursday.

Bakkt Sets July Test Date for Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt announced Monday it would be testing its bitcoin futures products in July after "working closely" with the CFTC.

Crypto ‘Winter’ Is Giving Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Plan a Boost, ICE Chief Says

| Nikhilesh De

ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher says crypto winter has been "helpful" to bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt by letting it buy firms on the cheap.

Bakkt Acquires Crypto Custodian, Partners With BNY Mellon on Key Storage

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has acquired the Digital Asset Custody Company and is working with global bank BNY Mellon on crypto key storage.

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.

Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

| Daniel Palmer

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, ICE, is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt.

LedgerX Reveals Bid to Beat Bakkt to Physical Bitcoin Futures Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto derivatives provider LedgerX plans to become the first U.S. firm to offer physically settled bitcoin futures contracts.

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Hires PayPal, Google Vet as Product Chief

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has brought Google Wallet and PayPal vet Mike Blandina as its chief product officer.

Bakkt Taps Former IBM and Cisco Exec Tom Noonan to Chair Its Board

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt has tapped Tom Noonan, a founder of multiple cybersecurity startups, to chair its new board.

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

| Nikhilesh De

More than six months since ICE revealed its vision for Bakkt, the bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval.