The leading regulator of the US markets has issued a new guide for exchanges and other trading platforms, which may be interesting listing of futures for bitcoins and other crypto-currency derivatives. This is reported by Coindesk.
In the published document, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) provides a number of guidelines that are recommended for the trading platforms that open up a new market for digital assets.
In particular, the CFTC recommends that exchanges provide the ability to monitor the integrity of the underlying digital asset market with which they set prices for their instruments, work closely with CFTC staff, consult with industry representatives before launching a product, and report to description of the behavior of tools.
In addition, the guidance is designed to help ensure that market participants follow appropriate governance processes with respect to the launch of these products.
Director, Division of Clearing and Risk
A week ago, the representative of the CFTC urged regulators to determine the status of the Ethereum cryptocurrency ASAP.