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CFTC Charges Two Companies on Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Fraud

On January 18, 2018 the CFTC filed a civil enforcement action and a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against The Entrepreneurs Headquarters Ltd., and CabbageTech, Corp. d/b/a Coin Drop Markets (CDM), … Continue reading

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CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud

Joint Statement Addressing Virtual Currency by CFTC and SEC Enforcement Directors. Both the CFTC and the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) became increasingly active last year enforcing their jurisdiction in the virtual currency landscape. On December 2017 the SEC Chairman Jay Clayton … Continue reading

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Senators stand behind CFTC Chairman in efforts to uphold equivalency agreement with the EC

By Brad Rosen, J.D.CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has received the full support from U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich) for his stated commitment to honor mutually recognized … Continue reading

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Upcoming CFTC, FIA Cryptocurrency Meetings

FIA Response to CFTC Allowing Self-certification Bitcoin Futures and Products Last year the CFTC became active establishing its jurisdiction in the cryptocurrency landscape. The Commission released a primer on Virtual Currency and declared Bitcoin is a commodity under the Commodity … Continue reading

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CFTC To Hold First-Ever Agricultural Futures Markets Conference

Protecting America’s Agricultural Markets: Agricultural Futures Markets Conference On April 5th through 6th, 2018, the CFTC will partner with the Kansas State University Center for Risk Management Education and Research to jointly host the first-ever conference for U.S Agricultural Futures Markets. The … Continue reading

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