CFTC's Tarbert signals digital ambitions

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By GlobalCapital
21 Nov 2019

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Heath Tarbert has maintained the crypto friendly stance of his predecessor in a TV interview in which he talked up the importance of the US leading on digital asset technology.

In a CNBC interview, Tarbert rejected the notion that he did not share the concerns about crypto assets of figures such as US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, specifically on issues such as money laundering.

However, Tarbert lauded the potential of technology, claiming it was vital for the US ...

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