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Bitcoin - CFTC

Today, FinTech is driving innovation in financial markets across the globe. New technologies are wide-ranging in scope, from cloud computing and algorithmic trading to distributed ledgers to artificial intelligence and machine learning to network cartography, and many others. These technologies have the potential for significant or even transformational impact on CFTC regulated markets and the...

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bitcoin information page - CFTC

Today, FinTech is driving innovation in financial markets across the globe. New technologies are wide-ranging in scope, from cloud computing and algorithmic trading to distributed ledgers to artificial intelligence and machine learning to network cartography, and many others. These technologies have the potential for significant or even transformational impact on CFTC regulated markets and the...

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CFTC Statement on Self-Certification of Bitcoin Products ...

December 1, 2017

CFTC Statement on Self-Certification of Bitcoin Products by CME, CFE and Cantor Exchange

Washington, DC -- Today, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME) and the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) self-certified new contracts for bitcoin futures products, and the Cantor Exchange (Cantor) self-certified a new contract for bitcoin binary options.

"Bitcoin, a virtual currency, is a...

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CFTC Orders Bitcoin Options Trading Platform Operator and ...

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September 17, 2015

CFTC Orders Bitcoin Options Trading Platform Operator and its CEO to Cease Illegally Offering Bitcoin Options and to Cease Operating a Facility for Trading or Processing of Swaps without Registering

In First Action against an Unregistered Bitcoin Options Trading Platform, CFTC Holds that Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies Are a Commodity Covered by the...

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CFTC Launches Virtual Currency Resource Web Page

December 15, 2017

CFTC Launches Virtual Currency Resource Web Page

Washington, DC -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today launched a virtual currency resource Web page, cftc.gov/bitcoin . This dedicated page is a central repository for Commission-produced resources about virtual currency, and is designed to educate and inform the public about these commodities, including the possible risks associated with investing or speculating in virtual currencies or recently launched Bitcoin futures and options.

The newly launched Web page provides quick access...

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CFTC Orders Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex to Pay $75,000 for ...

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June 2, 2016

CFTC Orders Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex to Pay $75,000 for Offering Illegal Off-Exchange Financed Retail Commodity Transactions and Failing to Register as a Futures Commission Merchant

Washington, DC -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange, BFXNA...

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CFTC Charges Nicholas Gelfman and Gelfman Blueprint, Inc ...

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September 21, 2017

CFTC Charges Nicholas Gelfman and Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. with Fraudulent Solicitation, Misappropriation, and Issuing False Account Statements in Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

CFTC Files Its First Anti-Fraud Enforcement Action Involving Bitcoin

Washington, DC -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the filing of a federal civil...

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CFTC Issues Proposed Interpretation on Virtual Currency ...

December 15, 2017

CFTC Issues Proposed Interpretation on Virtual Currency "Actual Delivery" in Retail Transactions

Washington, DC -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced a Proposed Interpretation concerning its authority over retail commodity transactions involving virtual currency, such as bitcoin. Specifically, the Proposed Interpretation sets out the CFTC's view...

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