Senate Hearing on Regulating Cryptocurrency Markets

Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chair Rostin Behnam testified at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on the regulation and… read more

Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chair Rostin Behnam testified at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on the regulation and risk of financial digital assets such as bitcoin and blockchain. Chair Benham said the commission currently has no enforcement authority over the unique structure of the cryptocurrency markets, but that the CFTC is well positioned to be the regulatory body overseeing digital commodities. Advocates and experts in cryptocurrency also testified, answering questions on a variety of topics including on financial regulation and access, environmental impacts of the energy used from bitcoin mining, cybersecurity concerns, and competition with China. close

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Senate Hearing on Regulating Cryptocurrency Markets

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Program ID:
517737-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 09, 2022 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2022 | 3:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 09, 2022 | 11:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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