US CFTC Obtains Over $1.3B in Administrative Penalties in 2019

The U.S. CFTC has obtained over $1.3 billion in administrative penalties in the fiscal year 2019, which included funds collected from cryptocurrency operators. The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has obtained over $1.3 billion in administrative penalties in the fiscal year 2019, which included funds collected from cryptocurrency operators. According to the CFTC’s […]

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Binance Denies Police Raid, Bitcoin Wipeout, Facebook ‘Stupid’: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 18–24

Binance and Bithumb deny their Shanghai offices have been raided by Chinese police, and Bitcoin completely wipes out the gains from its October rally. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and […]

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CFTC Chair on Crypto Regulation: We Don’t Want to Snuff out Innovation

CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert has called for “principles-based regulation” for crypto, advocating for a period of observation. The chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has called for “principles-based regulation” for cryptocurrencies.  Heath Tarbert, who assumed his post following former Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo in July 2019, stated that taking such an […]

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Tassat and Blockfills Launch Trade at Settlement Product for Bitcoin

New York-based fintech provider Tassat is partnering with digital asset market maker Blockfills to launch an institutional Trade at Settlement product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). New York-based fintech provider Tassat is partnering with digital asset market maker Blockfills to launch an institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). According to a Nov. […]

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Binary Options Scams Spread Into Crypto, Time for US Lawmakers to Act

U.S. regulators seek to curb binary options scams as they are entering the crypto sphere and becoming more clever. Mainstream finance and cryptocurrency are becoming more closely intertwined with each passing day. Just over a year ago, the idea of centralized financial behemoths trialing blockchain or crypto solutions would have been unthinkable.  Currently, cryptocurrency is […]

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