CFTC Issues Advisory For Cryptocurrency Derivative Products

News, Regulation | May 22, 2018 By:

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a new guidance for exchanges and clearinghouses that want to list cryptocurrency derivative products.

In a joint staff advisory, the agency’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) have offered CFTC-registered companies advice on how to comply with rules when listing financial derivatives based on cryptocurrency.