The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is “falling behind” in understanding blockchain technology, chairman Christopher Giancarlo said. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-chair-says-regulator-is-behind-on-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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LabCFTC director Daniel Gorfine advocated for thoughtful regulation of the cryptocurrency space in Congressional testimony Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-official-to-congress-dont-be-hasty-with-crypto-rules/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Co-founder of Google and President of Alphabet, Sergey Brin, revealed he is mining Ethereum with his son at a summit hosted by Sir Richard Branson on July 8. The panel…

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On June 4, Rostin Behnam commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) took an interesting stance on cryptocurrency and related technologies during a talk at the BFI United…

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The top U.S. futures regulator has denied a FOIA request related to cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the closely-linked ‘stablecoin’ operator Tether. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-denies-bitfinex-foia-request-citing-possible-investigation/. …

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The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating cryptocurrency traders who may have manipulated the markets using old-school tricks. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-department-of-justice-cftc-probe-crypto-market-manipulation-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has released new guidance for companies issuing cryptocurrency derivatives products. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-issues-guidance-for-firms-offering-cryptocurrency-derivatives/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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U.S. regulators don’t aim to suppress innovation in the blockchain industry, representatives said during a panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-regulators-say-want-avoid-hindering-blockchain-innovation/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/security-currency-jury-decide-next-year-ico-fraud-case/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Two members of the U.S. commodities regulator spoke at a conference. One stressed enforcement, the other working with the industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-officials-want-close-cooperation-sec-crypto-rules/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The two most valuable altcoins are most likely “noncompliant securities” under US law, claims a former markets regulator. Gary Gensler, a former head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC),…

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