CFTC Slaps Coinbase with $6.5 Million Fine

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) posted a press release on Mar. 19 regarding its…

SEC and CFTC See Crypto Literate Heads Chosen

Newly elected US President Joe Biden wasted no time following his inauguration. Biden took action by…

After Declaring Ethereum a Commodity, Crypto-Friendly Regulator Says He’s Leaving CFTC

A crypto-friendly regulator who had a big impact on the space in a relatively short timespan…

Pakistan Passes Resolution Urging Government to Legalize Cryptocurrencies

The measure calls upon Pakistan’s federal government to address the legal issues of cryptocurrency in the…

CoinDesk Joins IMF, CFTC, Swiss FINMA at DC Fintech Week

The virtual event, which runs Oct. 19-22, brings together marquee names from Switzerland’s FINMA, Sweden’s Riksbank,…

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert Talks Ethereum, DeFi and the Next BitMEX

Ethereum’s upcoming proof-of-stake shift won’t necessarily put the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency into the securities bucket, the…

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Leaves Role After US Charges

The parent group of BitMEX has announced an executive shakeup after U.S. authorities charged the firm…

CFTC Chairman: ‘I Want to See the US Lead in Blockchain Technology’

Blockchain startup Ripple has shined a spotlight on what can happen when there’s a lack of…

BitMEX Says It’s ‘Business as Usual’ Despite 30% Drop in Bitcoin Balance After CFTC, DOJ Action

More than 57,000 BTC have been withdrawn from BitMEX since Sept. 30.

US-Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives Market Bitnomial Raises $11.6M in Electric Capital-led Series B

The disclosure comes shortly after U.S regulators’ crackdown on retail competitor BitMEX.

CFTC Enforcement Director McDonald to Leave This Week

CFTC gave no reason for McDonald’s departure set for Thursday.

Willy Woo on Regulatory Sweep: This Is One of Those ‘Herd Is Coming’ Events

Now that BitMEX has a target on its back, there is a cloud of uncertainty surrounding…