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Congress’s agriculture committees request information on digital assets from the CFTC

The US House and Senate Agriculture Committees sent a letter to the chair of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission requesting more information on digital asset marketplaces.  The Senate confirmed CFTC chair Rostin Benham on Dec. 15. Benham served as acting chair during the transition of the Biden administration and served as a commissioner since 2017. He replaced Heath Tarbert, who many in the crypto industry saw as an ally.  Now, the agriculture committees are asking Benham to report on the …