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CFTC Probes Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly probing bitcoin exchange platform BitMEX over suspicions of providing service to American traders. CFTC Investigating Whether BitMEX Serviced US Traders According to Bloomberg, anonymous sources say the U.S. regulatory watchdog is i..

Breaking: US Regulator Investigating Crypto Exchange BitMEX — Report

News United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly investigating derivatives giant BitMEX. CFTC wants to know if Americans using BitMEXAccording to Bloomberg sources citing people familiar with the matter speaking on July 19, the CFTC suspects that BitMEX al..

CFTC’s New Chairman: Who Is Heath Tarbert, What He Thinks of Crypto?

A senior Treasury official with vast experience in international financial regulation is taking over the regulatory agency

Another Crypto Startup Enters the Bitcoin Derivatives Rat Race

Bitcoin Derivatives Rat Race With the resurgence in the Bitcoin price, cryptocurrency startups have rushed to push products to market, presumably in a bid to capture renewed demand. According to CoinDesk, an up-and-coming digital asset exchange is looking to offer BTC derivatives to a U.S. audience...

ТrueDigital Plans to Launch CFTC-Regulated Crypto Derivatives Exchange

News New York-based financial technology firm trueDigital Holdings LLC is aiming to acquire the registrations of trueEX LLC in a bid to launch a fully-regulated crypto derivatives exchange, according to a press release published on July 12. Per the release, trueDigital has concluded an agreement i..

Texas Court Orders Defendants to Pay $400K for Fraudulent Bitcoin Scheme

News A Texas Federal Court has ordered two defendants to pay $400,000 for conducting a fraudulent scheme to solicit Bitcoin (BTC) from members of the public, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on July 10. Judge Reed C. O’Connor of the U.S. District Court for th..

US Cryptocurrency Exchange ErisX Receives License for Crypto Futures

News Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has procured a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) license from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to an official blog post on July 1, ErisX is planning to make digital asset futures contracts available for trade on..

US CFTC Brings Action Against $147 Million Bitcoin Investment Scheme

News The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched action against a reportedly fraudulent $147 million bitcoin (BTC) scheme, the regulator announced on June 18. On June 17, the CFTC filed a complaint with the New York Southern District Court against now-defunct United King..

What Crypto Exchanges Do to Comply With KYC, AML and CFT Regulations

Top fiat-to-crypto exchanges are adopting market surveillance technologies

ICE Pushes for Bakkt Bitcoin Custody License — CFTC Approval Imminent?

Follow up The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is reportedly taking steps to ensure approval from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for its bitcoin futures contracts platform — Bakkt. ICE, the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), recently acquired a cryptocurr..

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