Category: CFTC

After googling it, CFTC boss says DeFi is a ‘bad idea’ and probably illegal

After googling it, CFTC boss says DeFi is a ‘bad idea’ and probably illegal

CFTC Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz has called for a crackdown on unregulated DeFi derivatives platforms. 7562 Total views 10 Total shares Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) believes DeFi derivatives platforms may contravene the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). Speaking as part of a June 8 keynote address dubbed “Climate Change […]

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Binance reportedly under CFTC investigation over US-based trading activity

Binance reportedly under CFTC investigation over US-based trading activity

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is reportedly being probed by the CFTC over concerns it facilitated crypto derivatives trading for U.S.-based customers. 7047 Total views 33 Total shares Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, is reportedly under investigation by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission regarding possible trades made by U.S.-based […]

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Blockchain Bites: Canada Approves Bitcoin ETF, Options Markets Not Pricing for $100K BTC

Blockchain Bites: Canada Approves Bitcoin ETF, Options Markets Not Pricing for $100K BTC

Also: Did the CFTC “pop” the 2017 bitcoin bubble? Former CFTC Chairman Giancarlo thinks bitcoin became an investment-grade asset following the introduction of key financial products. (CoinDesk TV) Feb 12, 2021 at 5:25 p.m. UTC Blockchain Bites: Canada Approves Bitcoin ETF, Options Markets Not Pricing for $100K BTC Editor’s Note: Welcome to the year of […]

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