#CFTC News

Security Startup Issues Important Safety Warning To Crypto Investors

coingape.com Blockchain security outfit Dilation Effect has advised crypto investors to restart their phones on a weekly basis, an approach that may ward off scam from these bad actors.…

Consensys Says SEC Is Ending Investigation Into Whether ETH Is A Security

thedefiant.io Consensys sued the SEC in pursuit of a court ruling establishing that Ether is a commodity asset and not a security in April. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission…

Why Ethereum and Solana ETFs Are Game Changers and How Furrever Token’s Referral System Adds Extra Benefits

coinpedia.org The post Why Ethereum and Solana ETFs Are Game Changers and How Furrever Token’s Referral System Adds Extra Benefits appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News The world of…

Ethereum gets huge win as SEC closes investigation into securities sale allegations

cryptoslate.com The SEC has closed its investigation into Ethereum 2.0, determining that sales of ETH are not securities transactions. The decision comes after a letter from Consensys on…

SEC Closes Ethereum Investigation, Affirms ETH as Commodity

coinpedia.org The post SEC Closes Ethereum Investigation, Affirms ETH as Commodity appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News The SEC has officially closed its investigation into Ethereum,…

Solana Is Next After Ethereum ETF Launch

beincrypto.com Following the approval of Bitcoin and Ethereum exchange-traded funds (ETFs), attention has shifted towards the potential for Solana ETFs. Indeed, the US Securities and…

SEC crypto chief David Hirsch resigns, community reacts

ambcrypto.com None A market commentator viewed the departure as a signal to change the SEC’s power in the sector. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crypto enforcement…

Tether Unveils aUSDT: A New Gold-Backed Digital Currency For Payments

newsbtc.com Tether, the issuer of the largest stablecoin in the cryptocurrency market, USDT, announced Monday the creation of a new synthetic dollar backed by gold. The token, aUSDT,…

President Biden’s move to nominate two CFTC commissioners to other roles could shake up crypto policy at regulator: TD Cowen

theblock.co President Biden's move to nominate two Democratic CFTC heads could influence how the agency approaches crypto, according to TD Cowen.

Ethereum Goes to Wall Street on Bankless

bankless.com Thursday marked another historic event with the SEC approving eight spot Ethereum ETFs from institutions like BlackRock, Franklin Templeton, Fidelity, and VanEck. While…

Understanding the ETH ETF Approvals on Bankless

bankless.com Everything you need to know in the wake of the SEC's ETH ETF approvals Just last week, you would have been hard-pressed to find anyone bullish on the probability of spot ETH…

Coinbase Derivatives and Coinbase International Exchange Data Now Available Through ’ Market Data Feed

coinmetrics.io BOSTON (May 30, 2024) – Coin Metrics, a leading provider of crypto financial intelligence, is pleased to announce that it has added data from Coinbase Derivatives and the…

Bitcoin Price Prediction as Biden Admin Prepares for Bitcoin Strategy Meeting

cryptonews.com Bitcoin Price Prediction The Biden administration’s upcoming strategy meeting on Bitcoin, involving key figures like billionaire Mark Cuban, signals a potential shift in…

Solana’s Road to ETF Approval: Key Factors

beincrypto.com The discussion about which altcoin might next secure exchange-traded funds (ETFs) approval has intensified. Among the candidates, Solana (SOL) stands out, given its…

Crypto Billionaires Go All-In: $160 Million Fund Takes Aim At Senate Democrats

bitcoinist.com As the US elections approach, crypto billionaires have reportedly amassed a staggering $160 million war chest to support candidates supporting favorable digital asset…

94% of Central Banks Considering Wholesale CBDCs, Says BIS

decrypt.co The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has found that 94% of central banks surveyed are exploring Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). But according to the report,…

Ripple CLO Criticizes Gensler’s Use of “Crypto Asset Securities”

coingape.com Ripple Chief Legal Officer Stuart Alderoty criticized SEC Chair Gary Gensler‘s use of “crypto-asset securities” and urged dissatisfied crypto investors to vote in the…

Ethereum ETF Approval on the Horizon: What It Means for Shiba Inu and Furrever Token Investors

coinpedia.org The post Ethereum ETF Approval on the Horizon: What It Means for Shiba Inu and Furrever Token Investors appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News With the impending approval…

Gary Gensler Could Cost Joe Biden The Oval Office In 2024, Mark Cuban Says

cryptonews.com United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler may very well cost current President Joe Biden the White House in 2024 amid growing political…

Breaking: Nigeria Drops Tax Evasion Charges Against Binance Executives

cryptonews.com Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has decided to drop the tax evasion charges against Binance executives Tigran Gambaryan and Nadeem Anjarwalla. The move comes…

President Biden announces picks for SEC, FDIC and Treasury leadership

cointelegraph.com CFTC Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero could replace Martin Gruenberg after allegations of a toxic workplace culture at the FDIC.

Billionaire Mark Cuban Says Gary Gensler Can Cost Joe Biden the Election

coingape.com There’s been a major shift in the Biden administration’s approach toward the crypto market recently, however, the top industry market players aren’t quite satisfied with the…

What the FIT21 Act means for the future of Bitcoin in US

ambcrypto.com None Coinbase founder foresees FIT21 Act getting a bi-partisan pass in the US Senate. • None However, some industry figures have opposed the Act as ‘horrible’ for DeFi. US…

Sen. Durbin Questions CFTC’s Crypto Regulatory Capacity Post-FIT21

cryptonews.com During a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing held on June 13, Senator Dick Durbin, D-Ill., questioned CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam and SEC Chair Gary Gensler on the…

Ethereum ETFs Approaching Full Approval, SEC Chair Indicates Summer End Timeline

bitcoinist.com In a significant regulatory shift, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) partially approved the long-awaited Ethereum ETF filings submitted by prominent asset…

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam tells Senate agency can handle greater crypto responsibilities

cryptoslate.com CFTC chair Rostin Behnam said the agency is capable of handling additional crypto responsibilities during a hearing before the Senate Committee on Appropriations on June 13.…

SEC Chair Gary Gensler: Ether ETFs Should Be Approved By September

watcher.guru The SEC should fully approve Spot Ether ETFs by September, according to the regulator’s chairman Gary Gensler. The chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission told…

Gary Gensler Still Won't Say ETH is a Commodity on Bankless

bankless.com Gensler also said he expects to receive final S-1 forms sometime this summer. SEC Chair Gary Gensler participated in a Senate budget hearing this morning at which he was…

Biden nominates CFTC Commissioners to top spots at FDIC and Treasury Department

theblock.co President Biden tapped crypto conscientious CFTC Commissioners Christy Goldsmith Romero and Kristin Johnson to positions at the FDIC and Treasury, respectively.

Gensler confirms spot Ethereum ETFs will be approved ‘this summer’ during Senate hearing

cryptoslate.com SEC Chair Gary Gensler said the regulator expects to approve the spot Ethereum ETF applications’ S-1 registration forms “sometime over the course of this summer,” which…

U.S. Senator Tells Gary Gensler Crypto Desperately Needs Resources

thedefiant.io Senator Patrick Hagerty grilled SEC Chairman Gensler over the agency's lack of prioritization of a “constructive industry.” U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman…

Crypto’s favourite regulator doesn’t have enough teeth, US senator says

dlnews.com A Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Thursday highlighted a question at the heart of US crypto regulation: Does the US derivatives watchdog have enough resources to…

Industry Leaders Discuss Spot Solana ETF Potential

beincrypto.com As the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) progresses with the approval of spot Ethereum exchange-traded funds (ETFs), industry leaders are speculating whether…

Solana ETF May Be Next, But It Will Take Years Says Bloomberg Analyst

cryptonews.com The passing of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), along with the approval of spot Ethereum ETFs, have cleared the way for altcoin ETFs in the United States. The…

White House to Nominate CFTC's Goldsmith Romero as FDIC Chair

tftc.io U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero is expected to be nominated as the next Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)…

Sen. Durbin questions CFTC’s ability to regulate crypto following FIT21 passage

theblock.co Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., questioned whether the CFTC was truly up for the challenge to oversee crypto during a hearing on Thursday.

SEC Chair Gensler skirts questions on ETH as a commodity

blockworks.co In a hearing on the fiscal 2025 budgets for both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, crypto was — of course — one of the big…

Crypto for Advisors: Advisors and Crypto

coindesk.com The energy was positive, and the conversations meaningful, with investors' interest in this asset class growing. Although the event was closed-door, key themes are worth…

Ethereum ETFs to Launch This Summer: SEC Chair Gary Gensler

beincrypto.com US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler announced that spot Ethereum exchange-traded funds (ETFs) will likely launch this summer. He made this…

Good news for Ethereum Investors from SEC Chairman Gary Gensler: He Set a Date for the Final Approval of Spot ETH ETFs!

en.bitcoinsistemi.com Speaking before the Senate Appropriations Committee, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said he anticipates S-1s for spot Ethereum ETFs will be approved by the end of the summer. Fox…

White House Expected to Nominate CFTC Commissioners to FDIC, Treasury Roles: Reports

coindesk.com None Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero is expected to get nominated to be the next Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chair. •…

Cardano Founder Questions if Elon Musk Holds 20% of Dogecoin Supply

thecryptobasic.com Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson lightheartedly asked if Tesla CEO and American businessman Elon Musk holds 20% of the Dogecoin supply. Hoskinson teased this in a recent…

Leak Reveals Joe Biden Could Be Planning A Crypto Coup Amid Bitcoin, Ethereum And XRP Price Swings

forbes.com 06/13 update below. This post was originally published on June 11 Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies including ethereum and XRP have rocketed higher since crashing to…

Shiba Inu Now Purchasable with 100+ Fiat Currencies on StealthEX

thecryptobasic.com Shiba Inu can now be bought with credit cards on StealthEX, thanks to their partnership with Mercuryo, allowing purchases with 100+ fiat currencies. Shiba Inu (SHIB)…

Breaking: Terraform Labs To Pay $4.47B To Settle SEC Charges

coingape.com Embattled blockchain startup Terraform Labs has agreed to settle charges levied against it by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for $4.47 billion.…

Binance Resumes Mastercard Payments for Shiba Inu and XRP

thecryptobasic.com Binance users can now purchase multiple crypto assets, including Shiba Inu (SHIB) and XRP (XRP), using their Mastercard once again. This became possible after Mastercard…

President of The ETF Store Says Market Not Ready for XRP ETF

thecryptobasic.com Nate Geraci, president of The ETF Store, recently suggested the market is not prepared to welcome an XRP spot exchange-traded fund (ETF). Geraci shared his perspective…

Crypto cheered FIT21

dlnews.com Crypto advocates cheered a landmark bipartisan bill that sailed through the US House of Representatives last month. Yet they are prepared to fight tooth and nail to ensure…

In Conversation With Brian Nelson

coindesk.com I thought I would just take a couple of minutes to level-set a little bit about the work that we're doing in the space that's most relevant to you all and, and give you a…

Cboe exec says Solana ETFs unlikely without futures market or regulatory clarity

cryptoslate.com Cboe Vice President and Global Head of ETF Listings Rob Marrocco believes crypto ETFs beyond Bitcoin and Ethereum are unlikely until the market and regulatory landscape…

Crypto.com Expands European Presence with Irish License

coinedition.com Crypto.com gains VASP approval from the Central Bank of Ireland. • Regulatory momentum includes licenses from Singapore, France, Dubai, UK, and more. Crypto.com achieved a…

Be Warned, AI Crypto Scams Are on the Rise

coindesk.com AI has arrived, and it’s already changing things in the world of crypto. Coders use it to code, researchers use it to research and, unfortunately, scammers use it to scam.…

Top 5 New Trends in AI-Enabled Crypto Crime: Elliptic’s Report

beincrypto.com Blockchain analytic firm Elliptic recently released a comprehensive report titled “The State of AI-Enabled Crypto Crime: Emerging Typologies and Trends to Look Out For.”…

U.S. House Passes “FIT21” Crypto Bill on Bankless

bankless.com The U.S. House of Representatives the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act (FIT21), marking a significant milestone in crypto regulation. • The House…

ETH ETF Issuers Drop Staking on Bankless

bankless.com ETF issuers won't be staking their ETH according to new filings. Potential spot ETH ETF issuers are assuring the SEC that they will not engage in staking, removing…

Hedge Funds Bet Against Bitcoin with Record Short Positions on CME Futures

beincrypto.com Hedge funds are ramping up their short positions against Bitcoin on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), even as spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) enjoy a 19-day…

Binance’s User Base Hits 200 Million, Totaling $100 Billion in Custodial Holdings

cryptonews.com Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in terms of daily trading volume, has reached a significant milestone of 200 million global users. On June 8, the exchange took…

Bitcoin Price: Hedge Funds Heavily Shorting BTC, Will It Outshine GameStop Saga?

coingape.com On Friday, Bitcoin experienced a notable dip, plummeting to $68,450 before a modest recovery to just above $69,000. This movement in the Bitcoin price coincided with a…

American Crypto Advocacy Movement Tops Milestone 1 Million Supporters

cryptopotato.com On June 5, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong reported that one million people have joined ‘Stand With Crypto’ as advocates for the industry, adding, “That’s a lot of voters!” He…

Bitcoin Hedge Fund Shorts Reach New High Amid Price Fluctuations

news.bitcoin.com Amid Friday’s downturn, following bitcoin’s decline to $68,450, the latest Commitments of Traders (COT) report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) indicates…