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CFTC Taps Coinbase’s VP to Lead Division Responsible for Bitcoin Futures Oversight

At CFTC, Coinbase’s Dorothy D. DeWitt will be responsible for the supervision of derivatives platforms, including bitcoin futures, swap data repositories, as well as for the evaluation of the new platform-traded products.The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has welcomed a new member to its team. They have appointed Dorothy

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CFTC Appoints Former Coinbase Exec as Director of Market Oversight

Coinbase’s vice president Dorothy D. DeWitt will now serve as director of the division of market oversight at the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).The U.S. CFTC Chairman Heath P. Tarbert announced on Sept. 17 that DeWitt will take responsibility for the CFTC’s oversight over derivatives platforms and

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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27.According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto firms is planning to pay Klein/Johnson Group, a bipartisan lobby group, to assist the

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US Judge Rules to Bring Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam Under CFTC Oversight

A U.S. federal district judge has ruled that an allegedly fraudulent crypto token meets the definition of a commodity, bringing the case under regulators’ purview, Finance Feeds reports September 27.Judge Rya W. Zobel of the Massachusetts District Court ruled Sept. 25 against a motion to dismiss a case that had

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