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Rostin Behnam, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
US CFTC Chief Promises More ‘Precedent-Setting’ Crypto Enforcement Cases
Commission Chairman Behnam says his agency is gearing up for another year of significant actions in the crypto industry as he tries to ramp up his enforcement staff.
Rostin Behnam, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

(CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson, CoinDesk TV)
Commissioner: CFTC Needs More Dialogue With Market Participants to Modernize Regulation
"It’s important for us to know certain facts, information [and] data about the company acquiring a registered market participant” to avoid another FTX debacle, Kristin N. Johnson said on CoinDesk TV.
(CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson, CoinDesk TV)

CDCROP: Kristin N. Johnson Commissioner of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CoinDesk)
CFTC Commissioner Kristin Johnson Urges Congress to Expand Agency’s Authority to Review Crypto Acquisitions
Johnson reiterated concerns that the old regulatory frameworks, like antitrust legislation, may not be enough to prevent the next crypto crisis.
CDCROP: Kristin N. Johnson Commissioner of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CoinDesk)

U.S. Capitol Building
Stablecoin Regulation Is First on New Subcommittee’s To-Do List, Says Chairman
Rep. French Hill said the digital assets subcommittee plans to use its stablecoins draft as a model for how it will approach digital asset regulation moving forward.
U.S. Capitol Building

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SEC Is ‘Asleep at the Wheel,’ Rep. Davidson of Ohio Says
Warren Davidson, a Republican, said the agency isn't doing enough to regulate crypto.
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SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
What If Regulators Wrote Rules for Crypto?
The SEC and CFTC are unlikely to issue new rules covering crypto this year. But, if they did, calls from policymakers to regulate through rulemaking rather than enforcement offer a useful way forward, says Michael Selig, an attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Crypto Lawyers Share Blame for FTX, Other Disasters, CFTC Commissioner Says
Gatekeepers such as lawyers, accountants and investment firms should have insisted the crypto industry handle itself in a safer fashion, Commissioner Goldsmith Romero argued.
Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington
CFTC Calls for Default Judgment Against Ooki DAO in Ongoing Lawsuit
A judge ruled last month the agency had properly served the DAO after two token holders were served with the lawsuit.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington

CDCROP: Rostin Behnam Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Suzanne Cordeiro/Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
CFTC Alleges Market Manipulation Against Mango Markets Exploiter
DOJ arrested Avraham Eisenberg last year on similar charges.
CDCROP: Rostin Behnam Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Suzanne Cordeiro/Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

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FTX, Congress, Stablecoins: What 2023 May Bring for Crypto Regulations
CoinDesk’s policy team predicts the issues and topics that may take center stage over the next 12 months.
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