CFTC to Issue Crypto Derivatives Guidance

The advisory addresses market surveillance, large trader reporting, risk management and governance
23 May 2018   641

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.

Brian Bussey

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.

Diffusion 2019 to Gather Crypto Hackers in Berlin

World most interesting tokenised protocol teams joined forces to create one of the biggest devconf in the world
20 September 2019   229

19th-20th October 2019, Berlin, one of the IT capitals of the world, will gather representatives of blockchain, AI, IoT and Big Data industries across the globe. 350 developers are going to test their skills, by hacking with 25m+ lines of open source code. Thousand of prizes awaits the winners.

This two-day event will focus on the practical application of open-source distributed ledger technology, smart contracts, machine learning and programmable tokens, to create a new data layer.


Diffusion 2019 Attendants
Diffusion 2019 Attendants

The conference will last for two days and is focused on the practical usage of open-source blockchain technology, machine learning, programmable tokens and smart contracts with a goal to create a new data layer. 

If you are not a skilled programmer, you will find what to do, Join panels, chats, workshops. Discuss the latest topics, such as token economics, blockchain for enterprise, AI, deep learning and more. Whether you are a dev, work in IT or tech industry, geek or just interested all that new - this is a place for you. You will be able to discuss things and share knowledge with lead developers, professors, start-upers and CEOs.

Part of Diffusion 2019 Attendants
Part of Diffusion 2019 Attendants

The event will take place at the Factory Berlin.

Hype.Codes team is happy to report that our journalist is going to the Diffusion 2019 too! Anton will provide you, our dear readers, with the freshest news and announces straight from the Factory.

Also, check out the latest conference's partnership with ETHBerlin.

And now the most interesting thing. You will be able to to take part in a hackathon for free!

Apply for free place at Hackaton now!

Not a coder, but still want to attend an event? 

Get your ticket here!