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Bakkt Raises $182.5M From Microsoft And Other Big-Name Investors

Bakkt on Monday announced the completion of its first funding round, to the tune of $182.5 million. The platform which aims to offer the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contracts in...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 8 months ago
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Bakkt Bitcoin-Settled Futures Set To Be Approved in Early 2019

Bakkt, a platform for the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contract, is expected to be approved by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 8 months ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
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CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the...

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 8 months ago
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US ‘Investigating’ If Tether, Bitfinex ‘Illegally...

Bitcoin’s latest price plunge has coincided with fresh scrutiny of stablecoin Tether and exchange Bitfinex almost a year after both received subpoenas from US authorities. DoJ...

Esther Kim | 9 months ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Bitcoin Regulation

CFTC Says Bitcoin Trader Who Lost $1.1M Will Serve 15 Months in Jail

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revealed that a former employee of Consolidated Trading will serve 15 months in jail and pay $1.1 million for Bitcoin fraud. Employer...

Esther Kim | 9 months ago
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Wu-Tang Clan are Releasing a Cryptocurrency in Honor of Ol’...

The seminal hip-hop group plan to honor the legacy of deceased group member Ol’ Dirty Bastard by releasing a cryptocurrency bearing his name. The Return of the WU 25 years ago as...

Eustace Cryptus | 10 months ago
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Circle CEO Urges for Globally Coordinated Cryptocurrency Regulations

The CEO of investment application Circle has urged national regulators to develop coordinated legislation for the field of cryptocurrencies. The move follows the FATF decision to issue...

Georgi Georgiev | 10 months ago
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Bitcoin Con Artist Docked for $2.5 Million By U.S. Federal Court

A U.S. Federal Court recently indicted Gelfman Blueprint Inc. (GBI) and its CEO Nicholas Gelfman to the tune of $2.5 million for running a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme. The matter is the first...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 10 months ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
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U.S. Court Cements Commodity Verdict On Cryptocurrency After Landmark...

A US court has formally dismissed an attempt to stop the country’s commodities regulator prosecuting an alleged cryptocurrency fraudster, ruling that such assets are commodities...

Wilma Woo | 11 months ago
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CFTC Chairman: Two-Thirds of Fiat Currency ‘Not Worth Paper...

The head of the US regulator Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sees Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies helping consumers escape fiat currency in the majority of the world by...

Wilma Woo | 11 months ago
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‘Pivot to Asia,’ says Arrington After SEC Subpoena

Noted Crypto investor Michael Arrington announced in a Friday tweet that his firm Arrington XRP Capital is no longer investing in U.S. token deals. The news comes after the firm...

Erich Grant | 11 months ago
'Nothing At All' Going on With Crypto Regulation, Says D.C. Insider
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‘Nothing At All’ Going on With Crypto Regulation, Says...

Despite the growing importance of the cryptocurrency industry, the US government’s position on crypto regulation remains frustratingly opaque. According to a D.C. insider, a movement...

Erich Grant | 11 months ago

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