October 1, 2020 CFTC files charges against BitMEX owners.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced that it filed charges against the owners of cryptoasset derivate exchange BitMEX, including CEO Aurthur Hayes. Regulators argue that the Seychelles-based platform is operating an unregistered exchange and has failed to properly implement KYC and AML measures.