Bitcoin futures contract News

Former Coinbase VP Now Heads CFTC’s Bitcoin Futures Division
Former Coinbase VP Now Heads CFTC’s Bitcoin Futures Division
17 September 2019, 18:26
Dorothy DeWitt has joined the U.S Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC) as the Director of the Division of Market Oversight (DMO).
Bakkt Finally Cleared to Launch; Sets Sept 23 Target
Bakkt Finally Cleared to Launch; Sets Sept 23 Target
16 August 2019, 17:23
Bakkt has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to launch its Bitcoin futures products.
LedgerX Pips Bakkt to First U.S Physical Bitcoin Futures
LedgerX Pips Bakkt to First U.S Physical Bitcoin Futures
31 July 2019, 18:21
LedgerX has now launched the first U.S regulated physically delivered Bitcoin futures contracts.
New York Regulators Grants Bitlicense to Seed CX
New York Regulators Grants Bitlicense to Seed CX
15 July 2019, 17:19
The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) granted Bitlicenses to Seed Digital Commodities Market LLC (SCXM), and Zero Hash LLC.
trueDigital Eyes CFTC Regulated Crypto Derivatives Exchange
trueDigital Eyes CFTC Regulated Crypto Derivatives Exchange
12 July 2019, 20:00
New York-based trueDigital plans to launch a CFTC regulated crypto derivatives exchange.
The United Kingdom Wants to Ban Crypto Derivatives for Retail Investors
The United Kingdom Wants to Ban Crypto Derivatives for Retail Investors
02 July 2019, 18:45
The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is contemplating a potential ban on the offering of crypto derivatives to retail investors,
Binance Launching Crypto Futures 'in a Few Weeks'
Binance Launching Crypto Futures 'in a Few Weeks'
02 July 2019, 12:00
Binance cryptocurrency exchange will in a few weeks launch a futures platform according to an announcement earlier today by CEO Changpeng Zhao.
ErisX Receives CFTC Approval for Physical Bitcoin Futures
ErisX Receives CFTC Approval for Physical Bitcoin Futures
02 July 2019, 03:50
The U.S CFTC has cleared ErisX to offer physically delivered Bitcoin futures contracts.
LedgerX Receives CFTC Approval to Offer Physical Bitcoin Futures
LedgerX Receives CFTC Approval to Offer Physical Bitcoin Futures
25 June 2019, 17:19
The United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved an application by Bitcoin Futures startup, LedgerX to exist as a contract market.
Is Bakkt Launching in July?
Is Bakkt Launching in July?
13 May 2019, 15:03
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) backed crypto startup Bakkt, revealed in an announcement today, May 13, that it will soon officially commence user acceptance testing for its long-awaited futures and custody platform
Bakkt’s 3 Significant Moves Draw Launch Date Closer
Bakkt’s 3 Significant Moves Draw Launch Date Closer
29 April 2019, 17:35
Bakkt confirmed that it recently applied for a crypto custodian license with the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), signed a $100,000,000 insurance policy and acquired Digital Asset Custody Company (DACC)
Bakkt May Subvert CFTC Demands with Crypto License from New York
Bakkt May Subvert CFTC Demands with Crypto License from New York
18 April 2019, 16:44
Bloomberg sources say Bakkt will apply for a crypto license with the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to quickly bring its product to market
We Don’t Suppress Crypto Assets Sector — U.S CFTC Chair
We Don’t Suppress Crypto Assets Sector — U.S CFTC Chair
05 April 2019, 16:38
CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo said the agency had resisted calls to use their legal powers to suppress the development of crypto-assets and the underlying technologies that support them.
Why Did CBOE Halt Bitcoin Futures Listing?
Why Did CBOE Halt Bitcoin Futures Listing?
15 March 2019, 10:13
Some crypto enthusiasts are worried about whether the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will list new Bitcoin Futures contracts in the future after the latest halt. Here is what we think.
Indonesia Oppress Crypto Industry
Indonesia Oppress Crypto Industry
14 February 2019, 10:36
Futures Authorities in Indonesia may still be unhappy with the government’s decision to allow crypto trading and as such are planning to stifle the growth of the emerging industry.
SEC Delay Bitcoin ETF Decision For The Last Time
SEC Delay Bitcoin ETF Decision For The Last Time
10 December 2018, 20:34
A document released by the US SEC last week confirmed that a decision on an application for such a derivative filed by fund manager VanEck and blockchain startup SolidX had been delayed for the third and final time until Feb. 27, 2019
Nasdaq And VanEck Unite To Launch Bitcoin Futures
Nasdaq And VanEck Unite To Launch Bitcoin Futures
30 November 2018, 00:55
VanEck will use its digital asset pricing indices called MVIS to complement Nasdaq SMARTs Market Surveillance system in the development phase of the Bitcoin Futures contract. However, It is yet to be known whether returns on the contract will be physically-settled (paid in BTC) or backed with cash.
Nasdaq To Launch Bitcoin Futures in Q1 2019
Nasdaq To Launch Bitcoin Futures in Q1 2019
28 November 2018, 19:41
Nasdaq “has been working to satisfy the concerns of the U.S.’s main swaps regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission [CFTC]" and may Launch Bitcoin Futures contract in 2019
Why Was Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch Postponed - Again?
Why Was Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch Postponed - Again?
21 November 2018, 23:39

A proposed Bitcoin Futures contract by a crypto startup, Bakkt, has been postponed once again according to a notice by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), where the offering is expected to be rolled out. Sadly, this is the third postponement since the futures contract was first announced.