Bakkt approved by US regulators to launch Bitcoin futures in September

posted 12 months ago
By September 23rd, 2019, Bakkt, in partnership with ICE, will launch Bitcoin futures contracts in the US. Bakkt has received approval from all necessary regulators including the CFTC as well as state of New York financial regulators.

Bakkt's custodian trust company has been created, and the Bakkt Warehouse will custody Bitcoin for physically delivered futures. Bakkt said "This offers customers unprecedented regulatory clarity and security alongside a regulated, globally accessible exchange in a market underserved by institutional-grade infrastructure."
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