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Smart contract coders could be held liable if they knowingly use blockchain technology to create functions that are deemed as predictive “event contracts,” according to a U.S. regulator. Speaking at an event in Dubai on Tuesday, Brian Quintenz, a commissioner at the U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), explained his views on how old …

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A proposed cryptocurrency self-regulatory organization (SRO) put forward by Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss has won support from a key government advocate on the issue. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has consistently advocated for the creation of a crypto SRO, calling for such a move during last week’s keynote at the DC Blockchain Summit in …

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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 …

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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 …

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