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LedgerX Approved to Clear Futures and Options

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved an Amended Order of Registration for LedgerX, LLC to clear additional products, subject to the terms and conditions specified in the order, as a derivatives clearing organization under the Commodity Exchange Act. LedgerX previously was approved to… Read More

Crypto Derivatives Exchange LedgerX and Options Benchmarking Specialist T3 Propose New Bitcoin (BTC) Volatility Index

LedgerX, a regulated cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, will be partnering with T3 in order to launch a new Bitcoin (BTC) volatility index. Zach Dexter, CEO at LedgerX, said that, initially, the index will just be a reference for digital asset traders. LedgerX and T3, a research-focused… Read More

Ledger Holdings Appoints Interim CEO Larry Thompson to LedgerX’s Board of Directors Following New CEO Announcement

Following the announcement that Co-Founder and former CTO, Zach Dexter, is set to become the new CEO of LedgerX, a regulated cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, the platform’s parenting company, Ledger Holdings, announced that the interim CEO, Larry Thompson has been appointed to the LedgerX Board of… Read More

LedgerX Co-Founder & Former CTO Zach Dexter Named CEO

Ledger Holdings Inc., the parent company to LedgerX LLC, a regulated cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, announced on Friday that LedgerX co-founder and former CTO, Zach Dexter, as the new CEO. This news comes less than six months after LedgerX’s former CEO, Paul Chou, issued a “profanity-laced”… Read More

LedgerX CEO Melts Down on Twitter After CFTC Denies It Approved Company’s Launch of Physically-Settled Bitcoin Futures

The CEO of a crypto derivatives trading platform called LedgerX issued a “profanity-laced” tirade on Twitter Thursday after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission contradicted the company’s widely-touted announcement that it had become the first crypto-derivatives platform in the US to launch physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts to… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform LedgerX Approved by CFTC as Designated Contract Market

LedgerX, a crypto trading platform that specializes in physically-settled digital currency derivatives, has been approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a designated contract market (DCM). DCMs are exchanges that may list for trading futures or option contracts based on all types of commodities and… Read More

Former CFTC Enforcement Lawyer Joins Perkins Coie to Boost Blockchain Cred

Perkins Coie has hired a former US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement counsel Kari Larsen. She has joined the law firm’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry group and Investment Management practice in New York. Larsen began her career as International Operations Counsel… Read More

CFTC Market Risk Advisory Committee Meets Next Week. Will the Committee Discuss Cryptocurrencies?

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has scheduled a meeting of the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) for January 31st. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at the CFTC HQ in Washington, DC. If you are interested you can… Read More

The Price of Bitcoin Rockets Past $10,000 – Can the Price of Bitcoin Go Higher ?

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been on an absolute hyperbolic ascent this past year. Yesterday, Bitcoin topped $10,000 and currently stands over $11,0000. One year ago, Bitcoin was priced at around $730. Think about that for a moment. IF you had purchased Bitcoin last… Read More

CFTC Grants First Authorization to LedgerX to Operate as Clearing House for Digital Currency Derivatives

LedgerX, has received regulatory approval from the US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to operate as a clearing platform for derivatives in contracts clearing in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Under the order, LedgerX will be authorized to provide clearing services for fully-collateralized digital currency… Read More

LedgerX Raises $11.4 Million Series B. Plans Bitcoin Options Exchange & Clearing House

Ledger Holdings has closed on a $11.4 million Series B funding round. Ledger is the parent company of LedgerX, a Bitcoin options exchange that intends on operating a regulated exchange and clearing house for digital currencies.  The funding was led by Miami International Holdings Inc. (MIH)… Read More

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