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Busting Bitcoin's anonymity - the implications for financial institutions

13 September 2019

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A deliberate design feature of Bitcoin is that it enables users to buy or sell anything without revealing their identity. Yet, paradoxically, all Bitcoin transactions are stored publicly and permanently on blockchain. Now, as seen in recent cases, enterprising...

FCPA and the Commodity Exchange Act: A New Relationship

13 March 2019

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On March 6, 2019, the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an Enforcement Advisory applicable to non-registered companies and individuals regarding its cooperation and self-reporting program specifically relating to violations...

U.S. Court Acquits FX Trader of Alleged Frontrunning

8 March 2019

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An FX Trader was acquitted of charges that he had fraudulently traded ahead of a counterparty, based on a California federal court's finding that he and the counterparty had traded at armslength and that the trader had not violated any assurances or otherwise...

CFTC Gives Guidance on Cooperation

29 January 2017

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On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an Enforcement Advisory describing the factors that will be considered to evaluate the cooperation provided by companies that are the subject of CFTC investigations and / or enforcement actions....