World News: 22:17 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
By CCN: J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), is preparing to step aside after five years on the job. The regulator, lovingly nicknamed “Crypto Dad,” penned a heartfelt open letter to the blockchain world ahead of his exit from the agency. The CFTC Has Always Been More Crypto-Friendly Than The SEC The CFTC, which regulates commodities and futures, has adopted a more accommodative stance towards crypto than the more guarded SEC. Having approved the launch of bitcoin futures contracts at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the CME Group in December 2017, it
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