Chapter cryptocurrency platform Bakkt Kelly Lefler (Kelly Loeffler) has named a new date for its launch: 24 January 2019. According to Lefler, at this point it is expected to receive from regulators of all necessary permits and providing first customers and clearing companies help on connecting to the system. These measures should allow Bakkt to start trading futures contracts Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) on the first day of work.

Lefleur calls the level of cooperation of the new York stock exchange, which is behind Bakkt, customers and regulators unprecedented. However, she stressed that the new product launch is accompanied by new processes, risks and testing, which in the case of a new class of assets which are cryptocurrency requires extra effort and time to run.

CEO Kelly Loeffler shares a launch date update and answers other frequently asked questions

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Recall that last month, the launch of the platform was scheduled for December 12. Each futures contract with payment in United States dollars means the supply of one bitcoin from the repository of digital assets Bakkt division ICE Clear U. S, which will also ensure the clearing of the product.