Tag Archives: CFTC

16Jan/20

Ex-CFTC Chairman to Promote Blockchain-Based USD in New Think Tank

J. Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), plans to promote the blockchain-based United States dollar with a new think tank. Giancarlo, who earned the “Crypto Dad” monikerRead More…

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10Jan/20

LedgerX Names Former Chief Tech Officer as New CEO

LedgerX announced Friday co-founder and former chief technology officer Zach Dexter has been named the new chief executive of the bitcoin derivatives company. The company suspended CEO Paul Chou and COO/CRO JuthicaRead More…

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24Oct/19

US Financial Regulators Join UK FCA’s ‘Global Sandbox’

Four U.S. regulators joined the Global Financial Innovation Network, an international alliance of government regulators led by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority seeking to bolster the future of fintech. The Securities andRead More…

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22Oct/19

Trump Administration Popped 2017 Bitcoin Bubble, Ex-CFTC Chair Says

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration acted to deflate the bitcoin bubble of 2017 by allowing the introduction of futures products, a former official said Monday. Christopher Giancarlo, who left the U.S.Read More…

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28Sep/19

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX executives claim the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is treating them unfairly – because of a blog post. According to two letters obtained by CoinDesk via a Freedom of InformationRead More…

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11Aug/19

Derivatives Drama: The Unintended Consequences of Crypto Regulation

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, aRead More…

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