Tag: Digital Assets

Digital Assets

CFTC Issues Final Guidance on Delivery for Digital Assets

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the commission voted unanimously to approve final interpretive guidance concerning retail commodity transactions involving certain digital assets. Specifically, the guidance clarifies the CFTC’s views regarding the “actual delivery” exception to Section 2(c)(2)(D) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) in the context of digital assets that serve as […]

Arrest Made as CFTC Files Charges over Digital Assets Scheme

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced the filing of a civil enforcement action in New York against defendants Q3 Holdings and Q3 I, and their principal, Michael Ackerman, for allegedly fraudulently soliciting over $33 million to purportedly trade digital assets and misappropriating a substantial portion of that total. In a separate action, the US Attorney’s […]

P&L Talk Series with Caplin’s Keith Hill

Keith Hill, an advisory board member at Caplin Systems who will be speaking at Profit & Loss’ Latin America event on March 25 in Mexico City, talks about the technological evolution of the crypto markets in relation to traditional FX. Profit & Loss: People of course associate Caplin with the FX market, what is your […]

Genesis Announces Record-Breaking Q4

Genesis today announced that the fourth quarter was record breaking period for the digital currency trading and lending firm, which originated more than $1.1 billion in loans and borrows for its institutional clients, marking seven quarters of consecutive growth for the firm. Total active loans are up to $545 million, a 23% increase from the […]

Coinbase Launches European Entity for Crypto Custody

Coinbase is expanding its institutional custody solution for cryptoassets in Europe with the launch of Coinbase Custody International, which will be based in Dublin. The new entity will offer the same cryptoasset storage services as the firm’s existing custody offering, Coinbase Custody. “Coinbase Custody International’s mission is to provide the broadest digital asset coverage of […]

Kiley Joins Pure Digital Markets

Lauren Kiley has joined Pure Digital Markets, a decentralised digital asset market for banks, as COO. Based in London, Kiley joins from Equiti Capital, where she spent the past two years as a senior relationship manager. In this role, Kiley was responsible for setting up and managing FX prime broker and institutional relationships and facilitating […]

ErisX Announces Partnership with Etale

ErisX has partnered with Etale, a firm that offers market data, exchange connectivity, order management and accounting capabilities for firms trading digital assets. Members of ErisX will now be able to view real-time market data, and manage account balances and order execution via a secure connection using either Etale’s front end or API. “We want […]

GCEX Partners with PrimeXM

GCEX, a digital asset and currency trading platform, has successfully integrated with PrimeXM’s XCore, a low-latency aggregation, risk management and reporting trading system. The PrimeXM partnership will allow participants of the XCore community to access GCEX liquidity. XCore is installed and managed by PrimeXM’s infrastructure in the LD4, NY4 and TY3 Equinix data centres. Lars […]

Central Bank Group to Assess the Case for Digital Currencies

Six central banks, along with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to assess the potential use cases for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in their home jurisdictions. The central banks involved in the group are: the Bank of England (BoE), the Bank of Japan (BoJ), the European Central Bank (ECB), […]

Bitcoin Options Go Live on CME

Options on bitcoin futures are now available on CME’s Globex platform. “Based on actively traded Bitcoin futures, our new contract offers a cost-efficient tool to hedge uncertain markets,” says CME in a release issued today. The exchange group adds that these options will provide a new way for traders to diversify their trading strategies and […]