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Bitcoin and the CFTC: “Spot”ing the Jurisdictional Hook

By Todd Zerega and Tom Watterson In the past week, Bitcoin derivatives have been making news. A Bloomberg article highlighted Bitcoin derivatives and platforms for such products, and in an interview on February 28, the CME Group chairman and president, Terry Duffy, announced that the CME Group is beginning to take a preliminary look into … Continue Reading

SPOT FX: Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say

Sometimes you run into an issue that is so blatantly obvious -and with such great frequency – that you say to yourself, “I┬áhave got to be seeing ghosts – this can’t really be an issue, can it?” The definition of what constitutes “Spot FX” is one of these issues that is on our minds today … Continue Reading