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Commodity Futures Trading Commission

J. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) presented a written testimony before the Senate Banking Committee today, suggesting a “do no harm” registration process for distributed ledger (blockchain) and cryptocurrency companies and start-ups. The full testimony can be found here. Giancarlo had the following to say: “Virtual currencies mark a paradigm shift...
Executives of two bitcoin futures exchanges defended their practices as not unduly risky to the Commodity Futures Committee as it considers tighter scrutiny of cryptocurrency derivatives. Advocates argue for self-regulation As reported by Forbes CboE Global Markets President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Concannon contended that before launching  Bitcoin futures in...