CFTC

 


CFTC stands for Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the United States. The mission of CFTC is to promote the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the US derivatives markets through sound regulation.

The ETF Approval Process Can Improve Transparency in Trading Platforms- Former CFTC Chair
Former CFTC Chair Timothy Massad has advocated for the approval of a Bitcoin ETF product on a conditional ground
Former BitMEX Executives to Appear in Court in March 2022
The court trial for former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes and other indicted executives has been set for March 28, 2022.
U.S. House of Representatives to Create Crypto Task Force Joining SEC and CFTC Members
The US House of Representatives passed a bill dubbed “Eliminate Barrier to Innovation Act of 2021” (H.R. 1602).
Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Surrenders to US Authorities
Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has surrendered to authorities in Hawaii to face pending charges relating to AML compliance failure.
US CFTC Charges New York Crypto Trader with Fraud Involving Digital Asset Ponzi Scheme
A New York native has been charged with fraud for allegedly scamming $5 million from more than 175 investors using a crypto Ponzi scheme.
CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert Announces He Will Step Down Early Next Year
Heath Tarbert, the chairman of the U.S CFTC, has announced that he will leave the agency, thus setting the stage for Biden to choose another chairperson.
United States CFTC Issues Advisory on Digital Currencies for Futures Commission Merchants
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has released an advisory to futures commission merchants clarifying how to hold digital currencies in segregated accounts.
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Resigns, Following Criminal Charges by CFTC and DoJ
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has stepped down from his position, alongside Samuel Reed, the company's CTO.
More Than $400 Million in Bitcoin Withdrawn from BitMEX Following CFTC Charges
$400 million have been withdrawn from Bitmex in less than 24 hours after the US CFTC filed a legal enforcement action against the exchange’s owners.
US CFTC Charges BitMEX For Operating Illegal Crypto Derivatives Exchange
The United States CFTC has charged operators of BitMEX for operating an unregistered trading platform and violating anti-money laundering procedures.

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