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​​Three exchanges get CFTC okay to list bitcoin derivatives​

December 1, 2017
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The CFTC announced on Dec. 1 that three exchanges have "self-certified" new contracts based on bitcoin, clearing the way for these exchanges to begin trading the contracts in the near future. Bo Collins, Renovatio PR Founder, states,“Three of the most pre-eminent exchanges launching bitcoin futures and options is recognition that crypto-currency has become a legitimate asset class in its own right. The backstop of a clearinghouse guarantees to ensure performance and a sound regulatory structure through CFTC oversight is a terrific development in this market.” The announcement also included:
  • FIA updates standard agreements for give-ups
  • Senate appropriations bill sets CFTC funding at $250 million
  • CFTC issues last extension on swap data reporting requirement
  • TP ICAP announces acquisition of Coex Partners
To view the full announcement click here.
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