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The letter seems to be applying political pressure for the two government agencies to act on their own, rather than waiting for a bill requiring the creation of...
US lawmakers urge CFTC and SEC to form joint working group on digital assets
Turner Wright
2021-08-17T18:30:00+01:00
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Breaking news
Former CEO Arthur Hayes and other executives at the firm are still likely to face charges on alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.
BREAKING: BitMEX will pay $100M in penalties to FinCEN, CFTC
Turner Wright
2021-08-10T19:52:16+01:00
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Former CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo argued that the CFTC is the only U.S. regulatory agency that has experience regulating markets for Bitcoin and crypto.
SEC has no authority over crypto, CFTC commissioner argues
Helen Partz
2021-08-05T09:33:10+01:00
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“A Bitcoin ETF would be a way for retail investors to invest in cryptocurrency without having to actually purchase it and deal with the complexities of custody,...
Former CFTC chair explains why regulators should approve a Bitcoin ETF
Sam Bourgi
2021-07-07T19:15:00+01:00
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U.S. securities regulators are still going after ICO cheats from the 2017-18 bull market. Initial coin offerings raised tens of billions of dollars during the l...
ICO issuer charged with fraud by SEC for selling unregistered security
Sam Bourgi
2021-06-22T19:45:00+01:00
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A new report from Elliptic has found that unregistered securities offerings account for more than half of all crypto-related fines handed out by U.S. regulators...
With US regulators handing out $2.5B in fines since 2014, crypto is not the 'wild west' of finance
Brian Quarmby
2021-06-22T07:22:13+01:00
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Interview
The former CFTC chairman weighs in on what a U.S. CBDC might look like, as well as the benefits it could bring to American citizens.
Chris Giancarlo: U.S. risks becoming 'backwater' without central bank digital currency
Andrew Thurman
2021-06-22T01:17:56+01:00
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CFTC Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz has called for a crackdown on unregulated DeFi derivatives platforms.
After googling it, CFTC boss says DeFi is a ‘bad idea’ and probably illegal
Brian Quarmby
2021-06-09T04:16:53+01:00
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