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CFTC Files Suit Against Celsius and Founder Alex Mashinsky

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has joined the SEC in filing a civil complaint against Celsius Network and its founder and former CEO Alex Mashinsky. Criminal charges were filed by the US Department of Justice as well in a trifecta of legal action against… Read More

CFTC Issues Staff Advisory on Digital Assets and Clearing, Commissioner Johnson Calls for Rulemaking on Crypto

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a staff advisory on the expansion of Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO) clearing of digital assets. The advisory was said to be driven by the rising interest of DCOs to provide services in regard to crypto. The Advisory… Read More

CFTC Files Charges Against Digital Asset Derivative Platform Digitex and Founder

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a complaint against Adam Todd and four companies he controlled – Digitex LLC, Digitex Limited, Digitex Software Limited, and Blockster Holdings Limited Corporation. Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the CFTC… Read More

CFTC Charges Individual, His Parents and His Firm in $12 Million Digital Asset Ploy

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against Rathnakishore Giri and his firms, NBD Eidetic Capital, LLC and SR Private Equity, LLC, alleging digital asset trading ploy that pilfered $12 million from unsuspecting investors. The CFTC also filed charges against Giri’s parents, Giri Subramani and… Read More

CFTC Commissioners Welcome Bipartisan Digital Asset Legislation

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of US Senators announced legislation designed to give certain digital assets better regulatory clarity. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and John Boozman, Ranking Member, along with Senators Cory Booker and John Thune, have joined to craft the language of… Read More

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