In light of the SEC’s recent guidance regarding The DAO, ShapeShift will review the tokens listed on its platform. ShapeShift may delist tokens that could be classified as securities under the Howey Test.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute submitted a request to the Judge overseeing the Coinbase case for permission to file an amicus curiae brief. The CEI opposes the government’s petition to enforce the Internal Revenue Service’s summons.
On August 2, 2017, CBOE Holdings Inc. struck a multi-year deal with Gemini Trust Company LLC to use bitcoin market data. Pending CFTC review, the collaboration begins with plans to launch cash-settled bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017.