Rostin Behnam

CFTC Chair Behnam Says Binance Deliberately Dodged Rules: Bloomberg
CFTC Chair Behnam Says Binance Deliberately Dodged Rules: Bloomberg
Bloomberg reports that Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Rostin Behnam accused crypto exchange Binance of intentionally breaking regulatory rules during an...
CFTC Chair Behnam Says Binance Deliberately Dodged Rules: Bloomberg

Binance’s On-Chain Portfolio Stands at $64B, Nansen Data Shows
Binance’s On-Chain Portfolio Stands at $64B, Nansen Data Shows
Data from blockchain analytics firm Nansen shows that Binance’s on-chain portfolio currently stands at $64 billion. Braden Perry, Kennyhertz Perry Partner and former CFTC seni...
Binance’s On-Chain Portfolio Stands at $64B, Nansen Data Shows

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SEC Chairman Gensler Suggests Again That Proof-of-Stake Tokens Are Securities: Report
Gensler had previously argued that ether might be a security after Ethereum's transition to proof-of-stake last year.
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US CFTC Chief Promises More ‘Precedent-Setting’ Crypto Enforcement Cases
Commission Chairman Behnam says his agency is gearing up for another year of significant actions in the crypto industry as he tries to ramp up his enforcement staff.
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The ‘Good Cop and Bad Cop’ of US Crypto Regulations
The ongoing tug-of-war between the top two federal regulatory agencies keeps the crypto industry on its toes. That’s why Gary Gensler and Rostin Behnam share a spot on CoinDes...
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CFTC Chairman Suggests ‘Pause’ to Review Senate Bill Following FTX Collapse
CFTC Chairman Suggests ‘Pause’ to Review Senate Bill Following FTX Collapse
CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee in the first of several congressional hearings on FTX and said his agency couldn't have prevented...
CFTC Chairman Suggests ‘Pause’ to Review Senate Bill Following FTX Collapse

CFTC Chair Testifies Before Senate on FTX; Compass Mining's Bitcoin Miner Protection Plan
CFTC Chair Testifies Before Senate on FTX; Compass Mining's Bitcoin Miner Protection Plan
Rostin Behnam, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, is calling for lawmakers to act quickly and create a crypto regulatory framework after FTX's collapse. Plu...
CFTC Chair Testifies Before Senate on FTX; Compass Mining's Bitcoin Miner Protection Plan

Should Crypto Should Be Subject to Banking Regulations? CFTC Chair Weighs In
Should Crypto Should Be Subject to Banking Regulations? CFTC Chair Weighs In
In a hearing with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam addresses questions on whether crypto should be regulated like a ban...
Should Crypto Should Be Subject to Banking Regulations? CFTC Chair Weighs In

CFTC Chair: Crypto Contagion Has No Direct Impact on Financial Stability
CFTC Chair: Crypto Contagion Has No Direct Impact on Financial Stability
In a hearing with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam weighs in on the FTX collapse, noting that the crisis in crypto has...
CFTC Chair: Crypto Contagion Has No Direct Impact on Financial Stability

CFTC Chair Says FTX Direct Clearing Plan Was Far From Being Approved
CFTC Chair Says FTX Direct Clearing Plan Was Far From Being Approved
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission was nowhere close to making a decision on a controversial FTX plan to streamline financial market structure rules, which were pro...
CFTC Chair Says FTX Direct Clearing Plan Was Far From Being Approved