Weekly Roundup: US Probes Morgan Stanley and Interactive Brokers, US Regulators Ding Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchanges, and More

Federal prosecutors are probing claims that Morgan Stanley, Interactive Brokers and multiple U.S. financial advisers may have helped a businessman from Venezuela launder billions of dollars for a former energy minister from the South American nation, sources told The Wall Street Journal. More The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission accused 14 cryptocurrency-options trading firms in New York of failing to register or lying to clients about their registration status, Cointelegraph reported. More International Monetary Fund officials urged governments around the world to boost oversight of cryptocurrency firms for anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing purposes, the Guardian reported. More A U.S....