Ex-CFTC Chair Giancarlo to Push for Digital Dollar in New Role at White-Shoe Law...

Christopher Giancarlo has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new senior counsel, where the former CFTC chief intends to continue advocating...

Trump Administration Popped 2017 Bitcoin Bubble, Ex-CFTC Chair Says

"We saw a bubble building and we thought the best way to address it was to allow the market to interact with it," said...

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX claims former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo threatened the company for personal reasons, two letters obtained by CoinDesk reveal.

CFTC Chair: ‘Explosion of Interest’ in Crypto May Spawn New Clearinghouses

CFTC Chairman Giancarlo expects new firms to apply to become federally-regulated clearinghouses so they can offer crypto futures.

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.

CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs

CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.

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