Petition for Chicago programmer Jitesh Thakkar nears its goal as industry worries about precedent CFTC enforcement case could set.
Smart contract developers should not be responsible for violations of regulation perpetrated on the blockchain, says Katten special counsel.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the past week, including Howard Surloff (pictured, right), who joins Blockchain.
During the most recent CFTC TAC meeting, members discussed interoperability issues, as well as quantum encryption concerns.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the past week, including Asif Alam (pictured), who joins Crux Informatics.
Few regulations around cryptocurrencies exist but institutional investors, already wary of fully entering the market, want countries to provide clear statements laying out how these new assets will be treated. By Emilia David
As institutional interest in cryptocurrencies grows, new and old exchanges are now turning to futures contracts to grow institutional interest. After fits and starts, crypto futures might be nearing a tipping point.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from 6/29-7/2, including Andres Choussy (pictured), who recently joined Baton.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from July 8-12, including Alexandre Tombini, who joins BIS.
Caspian's Chris Jenkins says the crypto space is still struggling to attract institutional clients, who want greater regulatory guidance.
The CFTC's new chair could reopen the controversial algo-trading rules—if he gets time.
Cutshall takes over as chief privacy officer.
While digital currency prices endure what enthusiasts call a ‘crypto winter,’ the problem appears to be far more acute when it comes to institutional appetites. James Rundle and Rebecca Natale report.
Max previews the first issue of the relaunched magazine, and extends a welcome.
A discussion about blockchain projects in the capital markets, the crypto space and further delays for the CAT.
Giancarlo lauds budget approval from Congress in swansong industry appearance.
A new application to list a bitcoin ETF has reignited the debate over these products, but traders say the solution is far from easy.
Derivatives and equity market regulators sign updated memorandum.
Plans to shelve a commonly cited statistic for the size of the derivatives market make sense, but may prove harder to accomplish than many realize.
Agency will step in and act where required, but the lion’s share of responsibility falls to venues.
The release of professional-grade services by the largest digital currency exchange demonstrates a breathless pace of growth that may be masking wider issues with the nascent asset class, traders suggest.
A higher budget, on the other hand, could bring in extra staff to monitor clearinghouses and fraud manipulation in crypto markets, says CFTC commissioner Quintenz.
Bickering between regulators rarely helps anything, but power plays involving CCPs are even less helpful.
As the sell side hesitates, advanced principal trading shops are getting in on the crypto craze in a big way.