"We saw a bubble building and we thought the best way to address it was to allow the market to interact with it," said Christopher Giancarlo.
Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.
LedgerX claims former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo threatened the company for personal reasons, two letters obtained by CoinDesk reveal.
CFTC Chairman Giancarlo expects new firms to apply to become federally-regulated clearinghouses so they can offer crypto futures.
Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.
CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.
The chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has spoken of the need for balance when regulating cryptocurrencies.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a new checklist as part of the "heightened review process" it's developing for virtual currencies.
Two U.S. financial regulators are increasing their commitment to bringing closer scrutiny to the cryptocurrency industry, according to their chiefs.
Cryptocurrencies have proven to be a unique challenge for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency's chairman has said.