LedgerX, a crypto derivatives provider, is planning to become the first U.S. company to offer physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts. Should they succeed in getting this license, then the firm will beat Bakkt to the first place, another company that has been trying to offer the same product for a while now.
United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is actively working to approve multiple crypto-related applications, including for Bitcoin (BTC) futures from institutional trading platform Bakkt. As reported by Cointelegraph, a CFTC commissioner revealed the news in remarks to cryptocurrency news network Blocktv in an interview on March 19.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to help it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain, and the markets that have built up around it.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) along with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are suing a Marshall Islands-based securities dealer 1Broker for allegedly violating federal law through a Bitcoin-based security swap scheme.