Tagged: cea

CFTC Gets Preliminary Order in Case Against CabbageTech / Coin Drop Markets for Fraud Regarding Trading Bitcoin & Other Virtual Currencies

CFTC States Until Congress Clarifies  Crypto, the Commission will Consider it Not Legal Tender & Continue to Treat as a Commodity. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has received a preliminary injunction order agains CabbageTech, DBA Coin Drop Markets, and Patrick McDonnell. The CFTC complaint… Read More

Understanding the CFTC’s Proposed Interpretation of “Actual Delivery” for Cryptocurrency Retail Commodity Transactions

The recent and rapid proliferation of cryptocurrency¹ transactions involving retail or “Main Street” customers has left some — including many cryptocurrency platforms serving retail customers — grappling conceptually with the answer to a fundamental question: what constitutes “actual delivery” of cryptocurrency in the eyes of the… Read More

Green Crowdfunding Org, Green Our Planet, Receives Award at CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has awarded a $65,000 grant to the green crowdfunding organization, Green Our Planet, for its innovative work in conservation and education. Green Our Planet only recently launched and is unusual in that it is a conservation organization founded by two… Read More