Lab CFTC News Dec 18, 2018

Request for Input on Crypto-Asset Mechanics and Markets

In order to better inform the Commission's understanding of the technology, mechanics, and markets for virtual currencies beyond Bitcoin LabCFTC is seeking public comment and feedback. The input from this request will advance the CFTC's mission of ensuring the integrity of the derivatives markets as well as monitoring and reducing systemic risk by enhancing legal certainty in the markets. The RFI seeks to understand similarities and distinctions between certain virtual currencies, including Ether and Bitcoin, as well as Ether-specific opportunities, challenges, and risks.

You may submit comments on or before February 15, 2019 per the following link: