Regulations can take years to develop, so why wait when you can self-regulate? That’s the message U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Brian Quintenz delivered to the audience at the D.C. Blockchain Summit on Wednesday. “I believe that a private cryptocurrency oversight body could bridge the gap between the status quo and future government […]

Brian Quintenz

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s Technology Advisory Committee met today, hosting back-to-back panels on the subject of cryptocurrencies, blockchain and regulation. The meeting brought together influential figures from both the public and private sectors, with participants primarily raising issues related to markets, the regulation of the new technologies and the role of regulators in participating […]

Brian Knight