Bakkt CEO Will Be Asked to Fill Georgia Senate Seat in 2020: Report

Crypto custodian Bakkt’s chief executive Kelly Loeffler has reportedly been picked by Governor Brian Kemp to serve in the U.S. Senate until the special election in November 2020.  Loeffler will likely be asked next week to serve as the replacement of U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, who has announced plans to vacate his senate seat on […]

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LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX executives claim the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is treating them unfairly – because of a blog post. According to two letters obtained by CoinDesk via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, LedgerX believes former CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo was personally biased against the company, and improperly used his position to […]

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Bakkt Is Finally Launching Its Bitcoin Futures Today. Here’s What to Expect

Bakkt is finally here. After two delays and 13 months of questions, the Intercontinental Exchange-backed bitcoin warehouse and futures contract facilitator is launching Monday, opening the door for institutional investors to take positions on the cryptocurrency in a federally regulated venue. Trading is set to open at midnight UTC and close at 22:00. For the […]

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