Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission says smart contracts are covered under financial rules in its new primer on the technology.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is upgrading its financial technology research wing, LabCFTC, into an independent office.
Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.
LabCFTC, the CFTC's fintech research wing, is visiting New York in April to discuss startups' concerns and projects with their teams.
The director of the CFTC's experimental fintech initiative will step down in mid-August to pursue work in the private sector.
The CFTC has published a request for input to learn more about ethereum and its underlying blockchain network.