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CFTC Demands Trading Data From Bitcoin Exchanges In Price Manipulation Probe

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Advertisement Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has told certain bitcoin exchanges to provide extensive trading data to determine whether or not manipulation has distorted cryptocurrency markets, unnamed sources told The Wall Street Journal. Regulators opened the investigation after Read More

Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Rejects FOIA Request, SEC Not Modifying Securities Laws

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Regulation In recent regulatory news, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has rejected a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding the subpoenas recently received by Bitfinex and Tether; the United States Securities and Exchanges (SEC) Chairman, Jay Clayton, has indicated that the regulator will not alter existing securities legislation to cater to Read More

CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

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Finance The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory for exchanges and clearinghouses providing guidance pertaining to the assessment and listing of cryptocurrency derivatives. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics CFTC Issues Advisory Regarding Cryptocurrency Derivatives The CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Read More

US Regulators Say They Want to Avoid ‘Hindering’ Blockchain Innovation

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U.S. regulators are still looking into cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, but don’t aim to suppress the industry, according to comments made during a panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference in New York. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) enforcement director James McDonald, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division Cyber Unit chief Robert Cohen and associate Read More

CFTC Chairman On Crypto Regulation: ‘I Don’t See It Being Resolved Anytime Soon’

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The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Chris Giancarlo said he doesn’t see comprehensive crypto legislation coming from the federal level in the near future, CNBC reports April 30. In an interview on Monday, Giancarlo pointed out that the statutes by which the CFTC is operating were written in 1935. He said that embracing Read More

Nasdaq CEO Says Company ‘Open’ To Becoming Crypto Trading Platform When Market Matures

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The CEO of Nasdaq said that the stock market could become a platform for trading cryptocurrencies in the future, if the market becomes more regulated, CNBC’s Squawk Box  reports Wednesday, April 25. Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said during an interview that “certainly Nasdaq would considering become a crypto exchange over time.” Friedman believes that cryptocurrencies Read More

How to Defend Yourself Against Pump-and-Dump Crypto Scams

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Tanzeel Akhtar is an independent British journalist whose work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, FT Alphaville, Investing.com, Forbes, Euromoney and Citywire. “Pump and dump” schemes have been around since long before cryptocurrency was invented. What’s striking about the crypto markets is that this type of manipulation is done out in the Read More

Riot Blockchain Acquires Futures Brokerage After Crypto Pivot

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Riot Blockchain, a former biotech company that pivoted to cryptocurrency last year, has acquired a registered futures brokerage. In a filing this week with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said it acquired 92.5 percent of Miami-based Logical Brokerage Corp and “intends to investigate launching a digital currency exchange and a futures brokerage operation Read More

US Regulators Working Together to Combat Crypto Fraud, Says CFTC’s Giancarlo

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Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. US regulators have begun to coordinate with their overseas counterparts to combat cryptocurrency fraud, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said Wednesday. Giancarlo revealed this international effort during a U.S. House of Representatives committee hearing on the CFTC’s Read More

US Judge Rules Cryptocurrencies Are Commodities in CFTC Case

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A U.S. district judge has backed the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in defining cryptocurrencies as commodities. According to a Memorandum & Order for a court case that the CFTC had brought against cryptocurrency business operator Patrick Kerry McDonnell, Judge Jack Weinstein from a district court in New York ruled that “virtual currencies can be regulated Read More