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LedgerX Claims 'Personal Animus' Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals
LedgerX claims former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo threatened the company for personal reasons, two letters obtained by CoinDesk reveal.
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CFTC Chair: 'Explosion of Interest' in Crypto May Spawn New Clearinghouses
CFTC Chairman Giancarlo expects new firms to apply to become federally-regulated clearinghouses so they can offer crypto futures.
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CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What's Holding Back Bakkt's Bitcoin Futures
Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.
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CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs
CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.
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CFTC to Take 'Do No Harm' Approach on Crypto Regulation
The chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has spoken of the need for balance when regulating cryptocurrencies.
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US Commodities Regulator Beefs Up Bitcoin Futures Review
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a new checklist as part of the "heightened review process" it's developing for virtual currencies.
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SEC, CFTC Chiefs Eye Closer Crypto Scrutiny
Two U.S. financial regulators are increasing their commitment to bringing closer scrutiny to the cryptocurrency industry, according to their chiefs.
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CFTC Chair: Cryptocurrencies 'Unlike Any Commodity' Agency Has Seen
Cryptocurrencies have proven to be a unique challenge for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency's chairman has said.
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CFTC Chair Giancarlo: Embracing Blockchain Is in the 'National Interest'
J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.
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