SEC, CFTC Charge XBT Corp. With Selling Unregistered Swaps for Bitcoin
The SEC and CFTC have settled charges with XBT Corp. after alleging the company sold unregistered security-based swaps for bitcoin.
Despite some headlines, CFTC chief Heath Tarbert didn't actually say Libra is a security, even if it is different from commodity bitcoin.
Speaking at BitcoinMonsoon's Invest: NYC, Heath Tarbert addressed ethereum futures markets and the move to a proof-of-stake model with Ethereum 2.0.
Christopher Giancarlo has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new senior counsel, where the former CFTC chief intends to continue advocating for a digital dollar and other policies.
If passed, the bill would be the first to place Congressionally-mandated, digital commodity-specific requirements on the CFTC.
A U.S. court fined the team and firms behind ATM Coin for fraud and misappropriation of client funds in a case brought by the CFTC.