Brian Quintenz

State of Crypto: The Latest on Congress’s Crypto Tax Provision

It's still unclear whether Congress will adopt any amendments.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 August 2021

Crypto Booster Brian Quintenz to Step Down as CFTC Commissioner

Quintenz will leave by Aug. 31.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 August 2021

CFTC Commissioner Says SEC Lacks Authority Over Commodities, Including ‘Crypto Assets’

Quintenz's comment follows remarks by SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, who this week reiterated his view that stock and "stable value tokens backed by securities" qualify as securities.

News  ·  5 August 2021

Crypto Advocate Brian Quintenz Will Step Down From CFTC Role by October

CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz, who sponsored the Technology Advisory Committee and advocated for self regulation in the crypto industry, will leave his post by late October.

News  ·  28 April 2020

CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive "event contracts" on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 October 2018

CFTC Official Backs Winklevoss Crypto Self-Regulation Bid

CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has expressed approval over a virtual commodities SRO proposed by Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 March 2018

Crypto Industry Should Self Regulate, Says CFTC Commissioner

CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz reiterated his position on Wednesday that the crypto industry should establish a self-regulatory organization.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 March 2018

CFTC to Establish Crypto and DLT Committees

The CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee created two subcommittees devoted to cryptocurrencies and blockchain in its meeting today.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 February 2018

The CFTC Is Still Considering a Cryptocurrency ‘Delivery’ Definition

The CFTC is still working on rules to define when a digital commodity like bitcoin has been "delivered," an official has said.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 October 2017