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LMAX’s CEO breaks down the real impact of the U.K. crypto derivatives ban

LMAX’s CEO breaks down the real impact of the U.K. crypto derivatives ban

Earlier this month, the U.K’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) banned the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives and exchange-traded notes to retail users, sparking concern that the regulator didn’t listen to feedback on the proposal. The ban will take effect in January of next year, affecting crypto brokers, investment platforms, financial advisers and, of course, derivatives exchanges. […]

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Stephen Palley gives an in depth look at the BitMEX charges — and what it could mean for DeFi regulation

Stephen Palley gives an in depth look at the BitMEX charges — and what it could mean for DeFi regulation

Last Thursday, BitMEX found itself embroiled in both a civil and criminal case with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), respectively.  BitMEX was hit by twin lawsuits. The CFTC accused the derivative exchange and its operators, including CEO Arthur Hayes and co-founders Ben Delo and Samuel Reed, of running an […]

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