Bitcoin Futures Index Emitter for CME Granted First Crypto Benchmarks Regulation License in Europe

As reported by CoinDesk, the British regulator FCA has granted CF Benchmarks a status of an administrator, today, on Friday 13 September. After the European Benchmark Regulation (EU BMR) comes into effect at the start of 2020, crypto trading and investment companies will be able to take advantage of CF Benchmark’s indexes while working with any financial products on the EU market.

Crypto companies can now tap into the EU market

CF Benchmarks is famous for working with the Chicago-based CME exchange (one of the first ones to launch Bitcoin futures in December 2017, along with CBOE) and providing indexes for the BTC-futures for them.

The CEO of the CF Benchmarks, Sui Chung, said in an interview that this event will now allow crypto companies from around the world to work in the European financial market.

As per Chung, benchmarks used by financial firms in the EU are under a heavy regulation and banks, along with asset management companies utilize quite a lot of indices for their operations. Source...


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