CFTC

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.)
Congressmen McHenry, Thompson Call SEC Chair Gensler’s Remarks on Crypto ‘Concerning’
The two congressmen wrote that rather than potentially regulating innovation and job creation out of the U.S., lawmakers and regulators should “promote an active dialogue betw...
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.)

Biden Administration Reportedly Picking Acting Chairman Rostin Behnam to Head CFTC
Biden Administration Reportedly Picking Acting Chairman Rostin Behnam to Head CFTC
President Joe Biden’s administration is reportedly considering tapping acting Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chair Rostin Benham for a full term as head of the ag...
Biden Administration Reportedly Picking Acting Chairman Rostin Behnam to Head CFTC

CFTC
Biden Administration to Pick Acting Chairman Rostin Behnam to Head CFTC: Report
The regulator is charged with overseeing derivatives market activity, including cryptocurrency derivatives.
CFTC

Why Did BitMEX Agree to Pay $100M Penalty to CFTC, FinCEN Settlement?
Why Did BitMEX Agree to Pay $100M Penalty to CFTC, FinCEN Settlement?
Crypto derivatives trading platform BitMEX will pay a $100 million penalty to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (Fi...
Why Did BitMEX Agree to Pay $100M Penalty to CFTC, FinCEN Settlement?

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes
BitMEX Announces $100M CFTC, FinCEN Settlement
BitMEX will pay a $100 million penalty to resolve the charges, the firm announced in a blog post.
Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes

US Regulators Debate Authority Over Crypto Regulation
US Regulators Debate Authority Over Crypto Regulation
Which regulators should police crypto, and which cryptocurrencies are securities?
US Regulators Debate Authority Over Crypto Regulation

CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz
CFTC Commissioner Says SEC Lacks Authority Over Commodities, Including 'Crypto Assets'
Quintenz's comment follows remarks by SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, who this week reiterated his view that stock and "stable value tokens backed by securities" qualify as securit...
CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz

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Former CFTC Attorney Ryne Miller Joins FTX.US as General Counsel
Miller served as legal counsel to SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, when Gensler was at the CFTC.
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U.S. investors are finding ways to access offshore exchanges.
US Derivatives Traders Are Easily Bypassing Blocks on Offshore Exchanges: Report
U.S.-based traders are able to use virtual private networks designed to mask the country where they are based. Or they simply lie about where they are from.
U.S. investors are finding ways to access offshore exchanges.

Timothy Massad: Bitcoin ETFs Could Lead to Greater Regulation
Timothy Massad: Bitcoin ETFs Could Lead to Greater Regulation
Responding to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s call for SEC to clarify its role on crypto regulations, former CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad suggests that the SEC, despite not having dir...
Timothy Massad: Bitcoin ETFs Could Lead to Greater Regulation