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Surging torrent of virtual currencies spurs Chairman Giancarlo to call for expanded CFTC oversight

By Brad Rosen, J.D.In remarks before an elite group of derivatives and futures lawyers in Naples, Florida, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo again advocated for rigorous, but common sense, oversight of the ever-expanding cryptocurrency markets and their related derivative offshoots. … 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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U.S Senate Committee Chairman Pat Roberts Supports CFTC Actions on EU Equivalence Agreement

CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo received a letter today from U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking member Debbie Stabenow supporting CFTC commitment to equivalence agreement with the European Commission (EC), and pledge support for … Continue reading

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CFTC Chairman Issues Statement on Virtual Currency like Bitcoin

After commending the Securities Exchange Commission’s statement on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo released his own statement on Bitcoin and Virtual Currency today. ICOs and Cryptocurrency have posed a great challenges to regulation agencies after their exponential … Continue reading

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Made in USA: President Obama and the FTC Chairman Need to Have a Beer Summit

With all of the economic turmoil, there's been a lot of talk lately about creating more American jobs. Ford has attracted a lot of buzz with an ad featuring an impromptu "press conference" where a real Ford Truck owner was … Continue reading

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