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's Stern Warning to Crypto Exchanges Following Binance Case
The CFTC has significantly heightened its regulatory actions against non-U.S. crypto entities, indicating a significant shift in the U.S. cryptocurrency market's regulatory landscape.
CFTC Whistleblower Program Gains Traction with $16 Million Awarded in 2023
The CFTC's Whistleblower Program in 2023 awarded $16 million to whistleblowers, contributing to over $3 billion in enforcement sanctions. Recognizing their role in combating financial fraud, the program now focuses on environmental fraud through a task force.
Former Voyager Digital CEO Faces Fraud Charges Amid CFTC and FTC Crackdown
The CFTC and FTC have levelled fraud charges against former Voyager Digital CEO Stephen Ehrlich, spotlighting the case as a notable instance of regulatory enforcement within the digital asset sector. The charges underscore the market's inherent risks and the imperative for robust regulatory compliance to ensure investor protection.
VanEck Announces Launch of Ethereum Futures ETF (EFUT)
VanEck announces the launch of VanEck Ethereum Strategy ETF (EFUT), targeting Ethereum futures contracts for capital appreciation. EFUT, listed on CBOE, complements VanEck's Bitcoin ETF (XBTF) with a tax-efficient structure.
Utah Man Ordered to Settle Over $2.5 Million for Bitcoin Fraud by CFTC
Utah-based Jacob Orvidas has been ordered by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to pay over $2 million and face a $500,000. The order revealed Orvidas deceived at least four individuals into investing in a leveraged Bitcoin commodity pool, claiming significant profits and monetary safety. He also failed to register as a commodity pool operator.
CFTC Charges Fundsz and Individuals for Fraudulent Cryptocurrency and Precious Metals Solicitation
CFTC files complaint against Fundsz and individuals for fraudulent crypto and precious metals trading. Assets frozen; hearing set for August 23.
Binance and Changpeng Zhao Seek Permission to File Excess Pages in Response to CFTC Complaint
Binance, Changpeng Zhao seek court's permission for extended response to CFTC complaint amidst increasing scrutiny from US regulatory agencies.
Binance Trims Employee Benefits and Faces Regulatory Challenges Globally
According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, the global cryptocurrency exchange Binance has reduced several benefits for its employees, including reimbursements for mobile phone usage, fitness, and work-from-home expenses.
Digitex CEO Adam Todd Ordered to Pay $16 Million in CFTC Case
A federal court in the United States has mandated that Adam Todd, the CEO of the digital asset exchange Digitex, pay almost $16 million in disgorgement and penalties.
Heath Tarbert Joins Circle as Chief Legal Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs
Circle Internet Financial has appointed Heath Tarbert as its new chief legal officer and head of corporate affairs, effective from July 1, 2023.

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