The Protocol: The CFTC Is Cracking Down on Crypto

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission placed a trio of decentralized crypto platforms into its crosshairs last week. An aggressive set of charges from the CFTC – which zeroed in on how the trading platforms handle certain kinds of third-party token swaps – contrasted with the regulator’s more lenient image.

Coinbase Finally Wins Approval to List Crypto Futures in U.S.

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (COIN) can now list crypto futures in the U.S. nearly two years after applying for approval. Coinbase has secured approval from the National Futures Association (NFA) to operate a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), the exchange announced on Wednesday. The NFA is a self-regulatory organization with designation from federal derivatives regulator the Commodity … Read more