CFTC stands for Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the United States. The mission of CFTC is to promote the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the US derivatives markets through sound regulation.

CFTC Receives DeFi Crash Course
Crypto executives provided a DeFi crash course to the CFTC during their first Technology Advisory Committee meeting. Topics included blockchain technology, decentralization, digital identity, and exploits and vulnerabilities.
Binance Expects Fines in U.S. Investigations
Binance intends to pay U.S. authorities for past compliance inquiries and crimes.
What the U.S. Congress Decides on Crypto Will Ultimately Overstepping their authority
Jake Chervinsky, the Blockchain Association's chief policy officer, criticized the SEC's enforcement-based regulation and urged Congress to regulate the sector.
U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel Grants Request to Defer civil cases
On Feb. 13, Manhattan District Judge Kevin Castel granted the applications to suspend the civil proceedings "without prejudice" until the DOJ's trial against SBF begins.
CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam Continues Calls for Non-Security Tokens Regulations
Chair Rostin Behnam said the CFTC was "ideally positioned" to solve crypto regulatory shortcomings, but legislators needed to provide it power.
The Number of Crypto-Related Enforcement Actions in the United States Grows
Blockchain risk monitoring business Solidus Labs predicts a significant rise in US federal and state enforcement actions in 2022.
CFTC Commissioner Questions VCs' Due Diligence
Investor due diligence in the failing crypto-exchange FTX has sparked concerns from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTCP). VCs had to write down their multimillion-dollar investments to practically nothing, raising "serious doubts" about their responsibility.
Missing lawsuit response date, Ooki DAO faces default judgment.
The CFTC is seeking a default judgment against Ooki DAO. DAO missed the lawsuit response deadline. The record of default will show that the DAO did not appear in court. The court issues a default judgment if the defendant fails to defend a case.
CFTC sues Avraham Eisenberg for Mango market manipulation
Avraham Eisenberg is charged with two counts of market manipulation for using decentralized finance platform Mango Markets. On January 9, the CFTC sued self-described digital artist for commodities fraud and manipulation. Eisenberg was detained on December 27.
Judge Directs CFTC To Sue Ooki DAO Creators
The Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC) must serve its complaint to the Ooki decentralized autonomous organization's two founders, according to a federal court. The DAO was first served a lawsuit through a support chat box, but a federal court ordered the regulator to "serve at least one identified Token Holder". After discovering Bean and Kistner were Oki DAO token holders, Judge Orrick evaluated the CFTC's litigation service. The CFTC and amicus brief filers appeared before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Dec. 7. "Illegally providing leveraged and margined retail commodities trades in digital assets" via bZeroX led to Bean and Kistner's CFTC settlement. It sued Ooki DAO, claiming it used bZerox's software after taking control.

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