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CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson and Conrad Bahlke, Counsel at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LL at Crypto Connection 2022 (Amitoj Singh/Coindesk)
US CFTC Commissioner Cites Latest Crypto Sanction in Call for New Rules
Commissioner Kristin Johnson is pushing for her agency to work on policies to further tighten custody of customer assets as the CFTC sanctions another crypto Ponzi scheme.
CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson and Conrad Bahlke, Counsel at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LL at Crypto Connection 2022 (Amitoj Singh/Coindesk)

Rostin Behnam, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Chair Behnam Says ‘Number One Accomplishment’ Is Track Record of Enforcement Actions
Behnam said he gets “very irritated” by the crypto industry’s perception that the CFTC is a friendlier regulator than the SEC.
Rostin Behnam, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam speaks at DC Fintech Week (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Over a Fifth of Cases in CFTC’s 2022 Crackdown Were Crypto-Related
The federal regulator’s annual enforcement results revealed that over 20% of the CFTC’s enforcement actions in 2022 involved crypto.
CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam speaks at DC Fintech Week (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam speaks at DC Fintech Week (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Ooki DAO Case So ‘Egregious,’ CFTC Had No Choice, Chair Behnam Says
"Don't expect this to be a free pass," he said of using a DAO to evade U.S. laws.
CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam speaks at DC Fintech Week (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Rostin Behnam Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Suzanne Cordeiro/Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
US CFTC as Crypto’s Regulatory Savior? Crypto Firms Might Not Like What They Get
The Securities and Exchange Commission is treated as a villain in crypto, but the view of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a government ally may not survive the honeymoon, insiders suggest
CDCROP: Rostin Behnam Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Suzanne Cordeiro/Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Kim Kardashian West speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook (Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)
Kim Kardashian's EthereumMax Promotion Was a 'Gift' to the SEC
Lisa Braganca, former SEC enforcement branch chief, joined “First Mover” to discuss the implications for celebrities after Kardashian was fined for promoting a crypto token.
CDCROP: Kim Kardashian West speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook (Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)

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CFTC Charges Digitex Founder Adam Todd With Running Illegal Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform
The regulator said Todd failed to register his service as a futures trading platform with the agency.
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CDCROP: Man wearing headphones sits at computer coding (Unsplash)
India's Enforcement Directorate Freezes $1.5M in Bitcoin in Gaming App E-Nuggets Case
The agency has been conducting several search operations related to an "illegal loan apps" scam with China links .
CDCROP: Man wearing headphones sits at computer coding (Unsplash)

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CFTC Penalizes Blockchain Protocol $250K, Files Action Against Successor DAO
The commission said bZeroX offered illegal, off-exchange trading of digital assets, and has also filed a civil action against the Ooki DAO.
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Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)
Indian Agency 'Unfreezes' Bank Account of Crypto Exchange WazirX
The account was frozen in relation to the "illegal loan apps" scam investigation, which has come under the national spotlight.
Mumbai, India (Renzo D'Souza/Unsplash)