US: Crypto Advocacy Group Encourages Financial Regulators to Foster Innovation

The Chamber of Digital Commerce urges the CFTC and CFPB to permit the introduction of blockchain-based products. United States blockchain advocacy group the Chamber of Digital Commerce has encouraged two major financial regulators to foster blockchain innovation, according to an official tweet on Feb. 19. The group has reportedly provided comments to the Commodity Futures […]

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Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Regulator Releases Regulation for Crypto Futures Market

Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Trading Supervisory Agency adopted a legal framework for crypto futures trading. Indonesia’s commodity futures regulator has established a legal framework for operating crypto and digital assets futures markets, according to an official press release published on Feb. 18. The Indonesian Commodity Futures Trading Supervisory Agency (Bappebti), which operates under Indonesia’s Ministry of […]

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CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz Suggests Creation of Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization

CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz suggested that participants in the crypto industry should create a self-regulatory structure. United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Brian Quintenz has suggested that participants in the cryptocurrency industry should create a self-regulatory structure. Quintenz made his remarks during a Bipartisan Policy Center panel held on Feb. 12. More […]

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Self-Professed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Answers CFTC’s Request for Input on Crypto Markets

The controversially self-proclaimed “Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist has filed two near-identical comment letters. Controversially self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has reportedly submitted two near-identical comment letters to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Wright filed his two documents on Feb. 15 in response to the agency’s request for […]

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ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter outlining the benefits of introducing regulated Ethereum futures contracts. Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the agency’s request for feedback on Ethereum (ETH)’s mechanics and market. The letter, submitted on Feb. […]

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