Beating Bakkt, LedgerX Is First to Launch ‘Physical’ Bitcoin Futures in US

CFTC: LedgerX ‘Not Approved’ to Launch ‘Physical’ Bitcoin Futures

UPDATE 13:40 UTC: In a statement received by CoinDesk Thursday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says LedgerX has “not yet been approved by the Commission” to offer physically settled bitcoin futures, contradicting the company’s claims. Since the CFTC’s statement, LedgerX officials have acknowledged that the previously announced futures did not launch.