Former Bakkt CEO officially appointed US Senator (R., Ga) and will work with the CFTC

posted 6 months ago
The former chief executive of Bitcoin derivatives exchanges Bakkt is joining the committee that oversees the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC.)

The newly appointed senator, Kelly Loeffler (R., Ga.), will serve on the Senate Agricultural Committee, responsible for defining the CFTC's scope and approving of nominations for commissioners and chairmen. It also includes reauthorizing the CFTC as a federal regulator.
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