NYSE parent’s bid to offer Bitcoin-paying derivatives gets given the green light

NYSE parent’s bid to offer Bitcoin-paying derivatives gets given the green light – Independent.ie

The New York State Department of Financial Services on Friday granted a charter to Bakkt Trust Co. to hold custody of customers’ tokens. The futures had already been given a green light from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission under a self-certification process. The first contracts will be offered on September 23rd.