Category: CFTC

US CFTC Official Tackles Accountability in an Era of Smart Contracts

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s Brian Quintenz has addressed the question of accountability in an era of disintermediated…

CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

Smart contract coders could be held liable if they knowingly use blockchain technology to create functions that are deemed as…

Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler: ICOs Should be Considered Securities

Former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler said that most tokens sold through Initial Coin…

Nouriel Roubini Versus Blockchain: Notes from the Senate Floor

Normally, there is very limited room for drawing legitimate comparisons between a Senate hearing and an Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)…

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Says Institutional Investors Will Help Crypto ‘Mature’

An influx of institutional investors to the cryptocurrency markets may help the space "mature," U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair…

US SEC Halts Fraudulent ICO That Claimed to Possess Regulator’s Approval

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted a planned Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that falsely claimed have SEC…

1Broker Says Bitcoin Futures Site Will Start Processing Withdrawals Thursday

Bitcoin futures firm 1Broker, which has been charged with violating a number of U.S. securities laws, has announced that it…

One Blockchain To Rule Them All: Congressmen’s Mission to Define The Technology

Last week, two US lawmakers introduced a bill dubbed the "Blockchain Promotional Act 2018" in the House of Representatives. Its…

CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says ‘Bitcoin Is About to Explode,’ Points to Pending ETF Decision

Crypto analyst and host of CNBC’s show Cryptotrader Ran Neuner has claimed that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) is “about…

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