Bakkt Launch

Introduction On September 23rd, Bakkt, a subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) (owners of the New York Stock Exchange),  launched the much anticipated bitcoin futures contract. What makes the Bakkt offering unique is that it is the first contract to …

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SEC Broker-Dealer Custody of Digital Assets

On July 8, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement regarding the complexity around digital assets and the broker-dealer relationship.  The SEC did not put forth new rules or guidelines. Rather, they articulated some of the issues under …

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