CFTC Issues New Guidance on Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The top US markets regulator has issued new guidance to exchanges and other trading platforms that are interested in listing bitcoin futures and other cryptocurrency derivatives products. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released this new guidance on Monday, providing exchanges …

Bullish ETF Provider Liquidates Bitcoin Holdings, Citing Regulatory And Tax Issues

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK), one of the first exchange-traded funds to invest in bitcoin, has divested much of its bitcoin holdings, citing regulatory and tax concerns, according to CNBC. Last year, ARKK won ETF.com’s “ETF Of The Year” award for …

Crypto Exchange Coinbase May Apply for a Banking License: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency brokerage firm Coinbase has met with US regulators to discuss applying for a banking license, according to an anonymous source familiar with the matter. The Wall Street Journal reports that the firm, one of the largest in the cryptocurrency industry, …

47% of South Africans Plan to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. South Africa has the most sophisticated economy and financial sector on the continent, and its citizens are increasingly warming up to the idea of investing and trading in cryptocurrencies — despite regulatory concerns over such decentralised digital financial assets across the …

ICO Tokens Should Be Regulated as Securities, Not Bitcoin

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The role of cryptocurrencies was thrust into the spotlight during a hearing between Congress and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The US House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations held a hearing with the Wall Street regulator on April 26, and …

You May Be Sued for Fraud ICO Promotions

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Celebrity endorsers of initial coin offerings and other cryptocurrency products could soon face legal action as regulators continue to crack down on fraud. That’s what securities attorneys warned amid the rash of SEC actions against scam ICOs. “They are clearly sending a …

Not Everyone’s a Fan of the CFTC Chairman aka ‘Cryptodad’

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. As commodities regulators go, few have managed to attain the cult following that US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has assembled in recent weeks. However, the markets supervisor — nicknamed “cryptodad” by cryptocurrency enthusiasts — is finding …

Wall Street Regulator to Examine Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. It’s cryptocurrency hedge funds’ turn in the regulatory spotlight. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will examine dozens of cryptocurrency hedge funds, which are known for their risky trading strategies and higher fees versus traditional investment funds. Regulators want to …

Ripple Price Headlines $45 Billion Market Rally as G20 Fears Subside

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Bitcoin and Ripple prices headlined a $45 billion cryptocurrency market rally that appeared to be predicated on optimism that this year’s G20 summit will not produce an international framework on cryptocurrency regulations. Bitcoin, Ripple Prices Leads $45 Billion Cryptocurrency Market …

Reg A+ Cap Expansion Could See More ICOs File in the US

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. We’ve written in the past about the various methods companies in the United States can go about raising money via an ICO/token offering.  One of the main methods we mentioned was the use of Regulation A+, something traditionally utilized by smaller companies …