CFTC Hints at Future Digital Asset Regulatory Framework
The U.S. commodities regulator has a four-year plan for fostering responsible innovations in the crypto asset space.
Brummer would bring an extensive understanding of the cryptocurrency space to the commodities regulator.
CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert intends to leave the role early in 2021, opening the door for President-elect Joe Biden to name a new top commodities regulator.
Heath Tarbert is leaving the regulator after an 18-month tenure that included debut of an ether futures contract.
Ethereum's upcoming proof-of-stake shift won't necessarily put the world's second-largest cryptocurrency into the securities bucket, the chairman of the CFTC said Wednesday.
Perfection shouldn’t be the enemy of good when it comes to regulating the cryptocurrency space, said Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert.