CFTC Appoints Coinbase Vice President Dorothy DeWitt as Head of Market Supervision, Responsible for Bitcoin Futures Market

Heath Tarbert, chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), announced at a press conference on Tuesday that Dorothy DeWitt, vice president of Coinbase, the exchange's line of business and general counsel, will serve as the new director of the Division of Market Oversight. The division is responsible for overseeing derivatives platforms and products, including the Bitcoin futures market.