US Congress Weighs Bill Spelling Out CFTC’s Crypto Derivatives Oversight
If passed, the bill would be the first to place Congressionally-mandated, digital commodity-specific requirements on the CFTC.
Newly appointed senator Kelly Loeffler is to join the committee that oversees the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, raising concerns of a possible conflict of interest.
Christopher Giancarlo has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new senior counsel, where the former CFTC chief intends to continue advocating for a digital dollar and other policies.
In a letter to the CFTC Office of the Inspector General, a LedgerX board member alleges the company is failing its investors and shareholders following the suspension of its founders in December.
Despite some headlines, CFTC chief Heath Tarbert didn't actually say Libra is a security, even if it is different from commodity bitcoin.
Speaking at CoinDesk's Invest: NYC, Heath Tarbert addressed ethereum futures markets and the move to a proof-of-stake model with Ethereum 2.0.