CFTC Issues Advisory on Virtual Currency Derivative Product Listings

21 June 2018
VIiew Debevoise Update
Key takeaways
  • The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an advisory on virtual currency derivative product listings.
  • The Advisory includes guidance for CFTC-registered entities that have listed, or are contemplating listing, virtual currency derivatives contracts.
  • Designated contract markets and swap execution facilities active in this area must engage in enhanced market surveillance and coordinate their activities with CFTC staff.