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CFTC takes legal action against Digitex futures exchange and CEO

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, filed a complaint against Digitex LLC and its founder and CEO Adam Todd for failing to register the cryptocurrency futures exchange and manipulating the price of its DGTX token.According to a Sept. 30 court filing in the Southern District of Florida,

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CFTC Charges Digitex Founder Adam Todd With Multiple Violations of Commodity Exchange Act

According to a complaint filed in the Southern District of Florida on Friday, Todd is accused of using various corporate entities – including Digitex LLC, Digitex Limited, Digitex Software Limited and Blockster Holdings Limited Corporation – to run an illegal crypto derivatives trading platform. Original Source

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CFTC Commissioner Kristin Johnson touts DCCPA bill in market risk advisory meeting

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) held its first meeting with its new membership Sept. 28. In her opening statement, the committee’s sponsor, Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson, ran through a laundry list of issues for consideration, but spent the bulk of her time talking

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CFTC commissioner visits Ripple offices as decision in SEC case looms

Caroline Pham, one of five commissioners at the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, met with Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse ahead of a court decision which could affect how regulators handle XRP tokens.In a Monday tweet, Pham said she visited Ripple Labs’ offices as part of a “learning

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CFTC Prepares to Step up Oversight of Crypto Market — Says Many Digital Assets Are Commodities – Regulation Bitcoin News

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has shared with Congress its plans to regulate the crypto market with “full oversight capabilities” if the proposed Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act becomes law. The regulator claims to have the right experience and expertise and believes that “Many digital assets constitute commodities.” Meanwhile,

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CFTC Already Preparing to Be Crypto Watchdog, Benham Tells US Senators

Still, Behnam praised the legislation and its plan for additional agency funding that will allow the CFTC to “move swiftly” to establish the new oversight over digital commodity assets, which the courts, lawmakers and regulators conceded includes bitcoins, though other assets’ status are less clear. “All digital commodity platforms must

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CFTC and SEC open comments for proposal to amend crypto reporting rules for large hedge funds

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, have called for comments on a proposal which would require large advisers to certain hedge funds to report exposure to crypto.In a joint proposed rule published to the Federal Register on Sept. 1,

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