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CFTC Charges Multiple Firms for $15 Million Crypto and Binary Options Scam

The Commodity and Futures Exchange Commission (CFTC) has charged executives of American and Israeli firms for an alleged $15 million scam involving cryptocurrencies and binary options. Court documents filed on May 5 mention two major scams, the first involving binary options, which was carried out between October 2013 and November 2016,

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CFTC Greenlights Bitnomial to Offer Bitcoin (BTC) Derivatives

Bitnomial Exchange, a Chicago-based Bitcoin derivatives platform, recently gained approval from the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer traders physically-delivered bitcoin derivatives contracts and options trading. Bitnomial Set to Roll Out Bitcoin Derivatives The bitcoin derivatives exchange announced the approval via a press release on Monday (April 20, 2020). With

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CFTC Approves New Cryptocurrency Derivatives Platform — Bitnomial to Offer Regulated Bitcoin Futures

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved a new bitcoin derivatives trading platform. Bitnomial Exchange will list margined and physically delivered bitcoin futures and options. Besides Bitnomial, the CFTC has only approved a handful of other platforms to offer bitcoin derivatives trading, such as CME, Cboe, and Bakkt.CFTC

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Industry Players Join Former CFTC Royalty on Digital Dollar Project’s New Board

The Digital Dollar Project, which advocates a blockchain-backed digital dollar in the United States, has announced the inaugural roster of its Advisory Board.The new advisors joining the founders of the projectThe project is an initiative of several former heads of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Accenture. The

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United States CFTC Cements Parameters for Physical Delivery of Traded Crypto

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has publicized clarity on physical digital asset delivery as it applies to traded market products. “The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced the Commission voted unanimously to approve final interpretive guidance concerning retail commodity transactions involving certain digital assets,” the Commission said

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Alongside Market Relief Package, US CFTC Warns of COVID-19-Linked Crypto Scams

United States derivatives markets regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined the list of global authorities warning the public against cryptocurrency scammers trying to capitalize on the widespread coronavirus fears.In a statement issued on March 19, the CFTC highlighted that fraudsters commonly use major news events like

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CFTC Holds A Meeting to Learn All About Stablecoins

American financial regulators have sat down with major stablecoin projects in an effort to better understand the industry.The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee held a public meeting on Feb. 26 to learn about stablecoins, cryptocurrency insurance, custody practices and cybersecurity.Three stablecoin projects: JPM Coin, MarkerDao and Paxo

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CFTC Joins the Telegram Vs. SEC Case, Shedding Light on Likely Verdict

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission has recently weighed in on the Security and Exchange Commission’s ongoing legal battle with Telegram by filing a letter that contained its views on the case. According to the submitted document, the CFTC’s Office of General Counsel believes that all digital currencies

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CFTC Charges Colorado Resident With Fraud in Crypto Ponzi Scheme

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against a Colorado native and associated investment company on fraud charges. Denver local Breonna Clark, along with Colorado-based Venture Capital Investments Ltd., face civil action from the CFTC for defrauding investors, the agency said in a statement on Feb. 14.

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