Tag: cftc

Oct 25 2021

CFTC Reportedly Investigating Decentralized Platform Polymarket

The agency is concerned if the prediction market has violated any existing regulatory rules.

Oct 15 2021

Bitfinex and Tether Fined $42.5 Million for Misleading Claims on USDT

Tether was accused by the CFTC of making 'untrue or misleading' claims about USDT stablecoin being backed by the US dollar.

Why Tether Must Pay $40M In Fines To The CFTC

Oct 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  cftc crypto news tether usdt

Per a press release, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has disclosed that their review on Tether Holding Limited and other associated companies has concluded. As a result, Tether has agreed to pay a $41 million fine. Related Reading |...

Oct 01 2021

People Expected a Big SEC Enforcement Action This Week. What Happened?

Oct 01 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 cftc coinbase crypto defi

Stephen Palley, partner at Anderson Kill, discusses a few hot-button crypto regulatory issues like lending products, whether DeFi protocols fall under the SEC’s purview, and more. Show highlights: why Stephen thinks the SEC and CFTC did not announce more extensive crypto enforcement news this week...

Sep 30 2021

The CFTC Is Going After 14 Crypto Exchanges

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Sep 29 2021

Kraken fined $1.25 million by CFTC for offering Bitcoin, crypto futures

Sep 29 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  cftc kraken regulation

In what is the latest sanction against a cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, one of the country's biggest exchanges, Kraken, has been slapped with a fine of $1.25 million by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for violating the country's Commodity...

Sep 28 2021

Just In: CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz Named the New SEC General Counsel

Sep 28 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitmex blockchain news cftc fincen gary gensler

Dan Berkovitz, one of the commissioners serving with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been named as the incoming General Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the latest press release published by the SEC, Berkovitz’s term will commence on November 1, and he will succeed John Coates in The post Just In: CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz...

Sep 24 2021

How SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s Views on Crypto Have Changed Since His MIT Days

Sep 24 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 cftc coinbase defi gary gensler

Nik De, managing editor for global policy and regulation at CoinDesk, stops by Unconfirmed to discuss the current state of crypto regulation, including recent comments by SEC Chair Gary Gensler on stablecoins and why Coinbase decided to sideline its Lend product. Highlights: Nik’s biggest takeaway from Gary Gensler’s interview with...

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Aug 23 2021

Digital Assets Regulations: Does the CFTC Have Broad Enforcement Authority over Crypto Derivatives?

As it relates to regulating the digital currency ecosystem, the conflicting position of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have often confused crypto stakeholders. Drawing on its core roles, CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump has issued a set of guidelines targeted at The post Digital Assets Regulations: Does the CFTC...

Aug 19 2021

Aug 10 2021

BitMEX Settles with US CFTC and FinCEN, Agrees to Pay $100 Million

The company stated that such settlement marks a "new chapter" for the firm.

BitMEX Reaches Agreement With CFTC, Why It Could Mark A New Era For Crypto

Aug 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitmex breaking news cftc

Crypto derivatives platform BitMEX and five associated companies have reached an agreement with the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), per an official press release. The institution revealed that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York approved a “consent order” against these entities. In October 2020, BitMEX and the aforementioned companies with their founders, Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo, and...

Breaking: BitMEX Inked a Multi-Million Dollar Settlement With CFTC

Aug 10 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitmex cftc fincen news regulation news

Seychelles based cryptocurrency exchange and derivatives trading platform, BitMEX has inked a settlement with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as announced by the firm on Tuesday. The settlement also covers charges levied against the firm by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The deal comes off as a standalone settlement that absolves only The post Breaking: BitMEX Inked a Multi-Million Dollar...

CFTC Orders Three Individuals to Pay $1.75 Million in Crypto Scheme Case

The defendants represented a business named Global Trading Club which claimed to trade cryptos on behalf of its customers.

Aug 04 2021

CFTC Commissioner Clarifes: SEC Has No Authority Over Crypto Commodities

Aug 04 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd cftc ethereum

The new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Gary Gensler hasn’t brought the changes to the crypto industry that some expected from this regulatory entity. Gensler, a former MIT professor on Bitcoin and blockchain technology, has started to be more open on his stance on Bitcoin,...

Aug 03 2021

Can a DeFi Smart Contract Be Regulated? Two CFTC Commissioners Discuss

CFTC Commissioners Dan Berkovitz and Brian Quintenz discuss the difficulties of regulating crypto derivatives and DeFi. Show highlights: their backgrounds what the CFTC’s duties are regarding crypto...

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