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CFTC Tells Judge It Has Jurisdiction Over Cryptocurrencies

CFTC Tells Judge It Has Jurisdiction Over Cryptocurrencies

A few days before issuing the recent advisory for the cryptocurrency market, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission told the judge in the case against My Big Coin Pay Inc. that cryptocurrencies are commodities, and are therefore within CFTC jurisdiction. 
The federal judge in...





SEC Court Order Follows Jay-Z Refusal to Cooperate

SEC Court Order Follows Jay-Z Refusal to Cooperate

Hip-hop star Shawn Carter, aka Jay-Z, has just received a subpoena to appear in court after he failed to testify in connection with the SEC’s probe into Iconix Brand Group’s accounting practices.
Iconix acquired intangible assets from Jay-Z’s clothing brand Rocawear in 2007,...


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