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Date Archives: December2017

Friday / Dec 29, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP024: Coincenter.org Peter Van Valkenburgh

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on Coincenter.org Director of Research Peter Van Valkenburgh. We discuss the key new innovation underneath bitcoin: The consensus mechanism. Curious how bitcoins are created and why there’s a limit? Listen and find out.

Friday / Dec 22, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP023: CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz to discuss his vision and priorities for the agency in 2018.  Risk, technology and international harmonization, all on his agenda. goo.gl/3r9QU2

Friday / Dec 15, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP022: Harvard Law Prof. Hal Scott

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on Harvard Law Prof. Hal Scott, author of  “Connectedness and Contagion.” We cover the 2008 financial crisis, what happened and what regulation has done since.  Has regulation made the US financial system safer and at what cost? What is the future direction for fin reg?  We cover it all and what…

Friday / Dec 08, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP021: FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee. We talk energy regulation, electricity grid, renewables and cyber security for key energy infrastructures in the United States.

Wednesday / Dec 06, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP020: Roundtable with CFTC leaders on Bitcoin

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on a roundtable panel made up of CFTC leaders to discuss what Bitcoin is, what the self-certification process of new contracts on Bitcoin is, and what the CFTC role in regulating the new derivatives contracts is. Panelists include: LabCFTC’s Daniel Gorfine, DMO’s Amir Zaidi, DCR’s Brian Bussey and…

Friday / Dec 01, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP019 CEA Chairman Kevin Hassett

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, Kevin Hassett. We discuss what tax reform will do for economic growth, how regulatory reform will act to reduce business costs, and what will be the 2018 economic focus for the White House.