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12/13/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
In an effort “to understand similarities and distinctions between certain virtual currencies, including here Ether and Bitcoin,” the CFTC has issued a...
11/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Paragon offered and sold PRG tokens in a general solicitation that included investors in the United States. Investors purchased their PRG tokens in ex...
10/25/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Both the SEC and the CFTC have staked regulator claims in the burgeoning virtual currency space. Hand the CFTC a victory in a recent court ruling but ...
8/13/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Halloween this year brings tricks and treats – and the start of the NFA’s rule on virtual currency disclosures. October 31 is the start date for its n...
7/26/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The NFA is proposing a requirement that CPOs, CTAs, FCMs and others disclose the risks inherent in virtual currencies. The SRO states in a new propose...
5/24/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Calling virtual currencies “unlike any commodity that the CFTC has dealt with in the past,” the Commission has ordered designated contract markets, sw...
3/06/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Following a hearing on March 6, 2018, Judge Weinstein found that the CFTC had shown a reasonable likelihood that Defendants will continue to violate t...
2/15/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The wild west of FinTech may have to be corralled before innovations like Blockchain or distributed ledger technology enjoy the widespread use its pro...
2/15/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC has issued a customer advisory warning that fraudsters are using the old scam of a pump-and-dump scheme with new technology, specifically “th...
2/15/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC is committed to honoring its obligations under the 2016 equivalence agreement. Yet, there are some indications that the European Commission v...
2/08/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Bob Dylan once sang “something is happening here but you don't know what it is.”   That line comes to mind as CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo a...
2/06/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
We are entering a new digital era in world financial markets. As we saw with the development of the Internet, we cannot put the technology genie back ...
1/31/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
I believe the issues raised by self-certification of virtual currency futures are: (a) the degree of responsibility of DCMs under the CEA and Commissi...
1/25/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | CPO/CTA
Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies may be all the rage but the SEC’s Division of Investment Management states to slow down.   Two advisers that sough...
1/24/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC is actively policing the virtual currency markets and will vigorously enforce the anti-fraud provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act. In add...
1/19/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
I believe that the CFTC’s response to the spectacular rise of virtual currencies has been a balanced one. Doing nothing would have been irresponsible....
1/19/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC Complaint alleges that from approximately January 2017 to the present, McDonnell and CDM engaged in a deceptive and fraudulent virtual curren...
1/19/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Specifically, the Complaint alleges that, from approximately April 2017 through the present, Defendants, who have never been registered with the CFTC ...
1/18/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Until the questions identified above can be addressed satisfactorily, we do not believe that it is appropriate for fund sponsors to initiate registrat...
1/11/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA has released its 2018 regulatory and examination priorities letter. The 10-page letter includes new topics as well as ongoing focus areas. Fraud...


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