Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Bittrex crypto exchange shutters US operations due to regulatory uncertainty

“Regulatory requirements are often unclear and enforced without appropriate discussion or input, resulting in an uneven competitive landscape,” Bittrex Chief Executive Officer Richie Lai wrote in the statement, explaining that such an environment has made operating in the U.S. unfeasible. The exchange said that trading ...Read More

U.S. authorities probe FTX collapse, executives’ involvement

U.S. prosecutors in New York are probing FTX’s collapse, a source with knowledge of the investigations said, after the crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy protection last week following a rush of customer withdrawals. The Justice Department, Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission are ...Read More

Beware of Messaging App Crackdown on Wall Street

On Sept. 27 the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission collectively announced a combined $1.8 billion in fines against more than two dozen Wall Street firms for failing to maintain and preserve electronic communications. The charges stem from record-keeping failures and use of unapproved communication methods, ...Read More