Posts by FTX addressing a range of policy and regulatory topics affecting the company, including written testimony submitted to the U.S. Congress and other policy-making bodies.
Written transcript of FTX Co-Founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's hearing before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture on “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models.”
Learn more about the FTX Principles for Digital Assets Platforms.
In early March, a Chinese investor with a short position on nickel through derivatives suffered losses when the cost of nickel began to increase substantially. Along with other commodities, nickel prices have soared since the beginning of Russia’s invasion into Ukraine...
FUSD proposes in this paper a digital asset certification process through which a designated contract market (each, a “DCM”) and/or swap execution facility (each, a “SEF”) may certify to the CFTC that a given digital asset is a suitable underlier for a product to be listed for trading on a DCM or SEF (and, if applicable, clearing on a CFTC registered derivatives clearing organization).
In this post, we walk through the model and the real world experience showing that, even on days of 35% or higher movements in the price of bitcoin, FTX.com has never had to use more of its guaranty fund than FTX.com made in revenue for that day.
The FTX US application before the CFTC is intended to expand access to digital-asset products for all investors, promote competitive markets in the U.S., and better position the U.S. as a marketplace for digital assets globally.
This paper addresses the key investor protection principles applicable to any market and the ways in which non-intermediated “direct access” digital-asset platforms can and do provide these protections for their users.
In this post, we identify and describe the key tools used to implement a sanctions compliance program - in part as a summary educational tool but also as a demonstration of the level of resources and intention that is put into sanctions compliance by FTX.