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Crypto Exchanges Left Hanging as Shutdown Sidelines CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s oversight of the fast-growing cryptocurrency market is on hiatus as the government shutdown lingers.

"The shutdown is a very real threat to a nascent industry,” John Collins, partner at FS Vector, a virtual currency and fintech advisory firm, told Bloomberg Law.

“When you have something that is as small and as sensitive to all kinds of various market forces, which this industry certainly is right now, any sort of hiccup can be existential,” Collins said.

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