Arrested by the FBI earlier today, 24-year-old Spence also faces civil charges of fraud that look to bar him from future trading.
Update: "Coin Signals" trader also faces charges from the CFTC
The trader was both lying to investors and using an unregistered derivatives strategy on BitMEX.
FBI arrests 24-year-old crypto trader for commodities and wire fraud
Tarbert's brief term was nonetheless notable for clarity on cryptocurrency in U.S. regulation.
Tarbert makes way for Biden's CFTC chair, but will remain a commissioner
BitMEX’s parent company has joined Global Digital Finance, or GDF, a major industry association advocating for the adoption of digital assets.
BitMEX operator joins digital finance standards and advocacy organization
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em? BitMex onboards more aggressive Chainalysis measures in advance of a response to the CFTC.
BitMEX turns to Chainalysis to solve legal woes, or at least soften the CFTC's blow
Gensler taught a course on "blockchain technology's potential use — by entrepreneurs and incumbents — to change the world of money and finance."
Reuters: Gary Gensler, MIT blockchain professor and Obama's CFTC chair, to head Biden SEC
Paolo Ardoino says Tether hasn't done anything to warrant any additional investigations from the SEC.
Relax, Tether won’t be targeted by SEC, says Bitfinex CTO