LedgerX highlights CFTC regulatory gap in customer asset rules

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has focused its attention on how companies handle customer assets. Nevertheless, this fresh regulation does not fully encompass the innovative model of the crypto platform LedgerX, leaving key operational aspects subject to regulatory oversight.

Regarding regulations, the recent CFTC proposal seeks to enhance the rules for futures commission merchants (FCMs) and derivative clearing organizations (DCOs). These companies are now required to invest customer funds in highly liquid assets. Nonetheless, this revision does not account for LedgerX’s unique operational model.

LedgerX operates as a DCO, establishing direct connections with…

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