Crypto Facilities is a world-leading cryptocurrency trading platform, offering individuals and institutions regulated, transparent and secure derivatives trading 24/7/365. The firm was the first regulated entity to offer futures on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple XRP, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. The firm is also the leading cryptocurrency index provider, calculating and administering the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate powering the CME Group’s Bitcoin futures. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in London, Crypto Facilities Ltd is authorised and regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (

Kraken Acquires Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform and Index Provider, Crypto Facilities, in Nine-figure Deal

Kraken, consistently rated the most secure digital asset exchange1 and leader in euro volume since 2013, today announced the acquisition of Crypto Facilities, a world-leading, regulated cryptocurrency trading platform and index provider. The combination creates a global leader in cryptocurrency spot and futures trading. London-based Crypto Facilities offers individuals and institutions transparent, secure, 24/7 trading on […]

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UK Regulator Considering Ban On Sale Of Cryptocurrency Derivatives

UK Regulator Considering Ban On Sale Of Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Cryptoassets have changed significantly in the last 10 years – we’ve gone from the original Bitcoin whitepaper in 2008 to a world populated by over 2000 different cryptoassets today. The Cryptoassets Taskforce brought together the FCA, HM Treasury and the Bank of England to explore the impact of cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (DLT) […]

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Barclays is partnering with Deloitte, ISDA, and Thomson Reuters to sponsor the 2018 Barclays DerivHack. This hackathon event provides an exciting opportunity for market participants

Barclays DerivHack: Could you design a smarter derivatives market?

Barclays is partnering with Deloitte, ISDA, and Thomson Reuters to sponsor the 2018 Barclays DerivHack. This hackathon event provides an exciting opportunity for market participants across the industry to code and showcase solutions that will increase the efficiency of derivatives processing. Innovation is critical to our industry as it increases competitive advantage and provides meaningful […]

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