Month: July 2019

Digital assets are potentially within the sphere of a number of federal law enforcement agencies. Those include the SEC, CFTC, DOJ, FinCEN and others. Stated differently, using bitcoin or another digital currency does not authorize ignoring federal regulators: If there …

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Traditionally the jurisdiction of the CFTC has been tied to the futures markets. Contracts for future delivery were within the reach of the agency and its regulatory regime. Forward contracts were not. Dodd-Frank sought to expand the reach of the …

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