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.

CFTC Slams Kraken with $1.25M for Illegal Market Operations
The CFTC says Kraken has been fined and is required to pay the sum of $1.25 million for illegally offering margined retail commodity transactions in digital assets
Binance is Reportedly Under Investigation by the CFTC, Involving Inside Trading
Binance cryptocurrency exchange has come under the regulatory radar again. Reportedly, it is with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
CFTC Commissioner Clarifies the Agency's Sweeping Rights to Regulate Crypto Derivatives
CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump has given several clarifications that show the agency has powers to regulate cryptocurrencies.
BitMEX Agrees to Pay $100M in Settlements to the CFTC of the US
BitMEX has reached a settlement with the CFTC and FinCEN on charges bordering on illegal exchange operation.
CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz: US SEC Has No Authority Over Cryptocurrencies
The recent heated debate between the US SEC officials and the CFTC over who should police crypto tokens highlights the difficulty in applying existing regulations to the nascent sector.
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.

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