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US Commodities Regulator Proposes Definition for Cryptocurrency ‘Delivery’

US Commodities Regulator Proposes Definition for Cryptocurrency ‘Delivery’

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has published a proposed interpretation of how it will deem that a cryptocurrency has been “delivered” from a buyer to a seller. The agency – which more than two years ago announced that it would regulate bitcoin as a kind of commodity – gave two examples today of how a cryptocurrency would […]

US Regulator Clears CME, CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

US Regulator Clears CME, CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

U.S. financial firms CME Group, CBOE and Cantor Fitzgerald revealed today they will list financial products offering exposure to cryptocurrencies starting December 18. First unveiled in an announcement by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the regulator said all three companies will pursue a self-certified initial listing, after working with the agency to set a standard for the […]