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Galaxy Digital To Purchase Custody Platform GK8 From Celsius

Galaxy Digital secured the winning bid to buy GK8 from Celsius. The acquisition will allow GK8 to continue providing self-custody operations to financial firms.

External Examiner Reports Shortfalls In Celsius’ Custody Program

Shoba Pillay, the external examiner in the Celsius bankruptcy case, reported that the lender's Custody program lacked proper “accounting and operational controls or technical infrastructure.”

Court Approves January 3 As Deadline For Celsius Customers to File Claims

The court has approved January 3 as the bar date for all Celsius customers to file their claims. Stretto will send out a notice to all customers through emails, physical mail and notifications on the Celsius app.

Nexo Reports Zero Exposure To Genesis

Nexo’s latest tweets revealed that the platform does not have any exposure to Genesis after the latter suspended its loan services.

Sam Bankman-Fried Resigns As FTX Files For Bankruptcy Protection

The curtains have finally come down on the FTX liquidity crisis, with the exchange filing for bankruptcy in Delaware’s Federal Court and Sam Bankman-Fried stepping down as its CEO.

Celsius Requests Extension For Submitting Restructuring Plan

Celsius filed motions requesting the Court to extend its exclusivity period for submitting a restructuring plan.

Celsius Under Investigation Over Allegations Of Operating Like A Ponzi Scheme

Federal judge Martin Glenn expanded the scope of the investigation into Celsius’ bankruptcy proceedings. Next, Pillay will consult with the Celsius Creditors Committee to decide who will lead the probe into Celsius.

Judge Rejects Celsius’ $3M Key Employee Retention Plan

Federal judge Martin Glenn disapproved Celsius’ plan to pay bonuses worth $3M to select employees.

Alex Mashinsky Accused Of Falsely Claiming To Invest $18M In CEL’s ICO

Tiffany Fong’s latest set of Tweets alleged that Alex Mashinsky, Co-Founder and Ex-CEO of Celsius, falsely claimed to invest $18M in CEL's ICO.

Celsius Gains Court Approval For Its Bidding Procedure

The Court approved Celsius' plan for the auction of its assets and mandated the appointment of a customer privacy ombudsman.

Prime Trust Agrees To Return $17M To Celsius

Prime Trust has agreed to transfer $17M worth of crypto assets to Celsius.

Celsius To Pay Over $3M As Legal Counsel Fees

Monthly fee statements from law firms revealed that Celsius owes them over $3M as litigation counsel expenses.

Celsius Files Motion To Schedule Bar Date

Celsius requested the Court to set the deadline for its clients to submit their proof-of-claim forms on December 13.

Celsius Creditors’ Details Leak In Bankruptcy Disclosure Proceedings

Celsius has filed its Schedules of Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Financial Affairs in line with the bankruptcy proceedings. This move has placed users at risk of fallouts and possible cyber threats.

TrueFi Announces First Default on BUSD Loan by Blockwater Technologies

TrueFi has issued its first notice of default on the BUSD loan to Blockwater Technologies. The firm owes TrueFi over $3.4 million and has only been able to pay $645,000.

Updates on Celsius

So much has been going on with embattled crypto lender Celsius. Here are some updates detailing the activities of its Top Execs and what the future holds for the lending platform.

Celsius’s Top 3 Executives Withdrew $56M Before Company’s Bankruptcy

A new court record reveals that the top three executives of the now defunct crypto lending platform, Celsius, withdrew about $56.2 million before the company halted withdrawals and filed for bankruptcy.

Celsius’ Chief Strategy Officer Steps Down

S. Daniel Leon, Celsius’ Co-Founder, resigned from his position as Chief Strategy Officer via an internal memo.

FTX’s CEO Reveals How They Will Approach Celsius' Auction

Addressing Simon Dixon's Tweets, Sam Bankman-Fried disclosed how FTX would place bids on Celsius’ Assets.

Alex Mashinsky Withdrew $10 Million Days Before Freezing Clients' Accounts

A Financial Times report revealed that Alex Mashinsky, former CEO of Celsius, withdrew $10 million shortly before freezing clients' funds in June. His representative claims the withdrawal was used for tax settlements.

Celsius Submits Proposal For The Auction Of Its Retail Assets

Celsius filed a notice to auction its retail assets and exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to sources, FTX has set its sights on acquiring Celsius' assets.

Celsius Creditor Committee Objects To Equity Holders' Motion

The Unsecured Creditor Committee (UCC) is moving to counter the motion to set up another committee to represent equity holders.

State Regulators Object To Celsius' Plan Of Selling Stablecoin Holdings

The Texas and Vermont regulators raised concerns over Celsius' request to sell its $23M worth of stablecoin assets to generate liquidity for its operations.

Court Appoints Shoba Pillay To Examine Celsius’ Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York has approved the appointment of a third-party examiner to look into Celsius’ finances.

FTX Reportedly Seeks To Acquire Celsius’ Assets

According to sources, Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX, is considering bidding on crypto lender Celsius’ assets to bail the latter out of bankruptcy.

Alex Mashinsky Steps Down As Celsius Network CEO

Alex Mashinsky, CEO of defunct crypto lender, Celsius Network, has submitted his resignation letter. He will be stepping down immediately as the CEO but will still maintain his direct position as the company's founder.

Celsius CEO’s Wife Sells “Unbankrupt Yourself” T-shirt Referencing Company’s Slogan

An e-commerce site, usastrong.io, founded by the wife of Celsius CEO, Krissy Machinsky, now sells T-shirts branded “Unbankrupt Yourself.” This has raised reactions across social media as users think it is insensitive.

Celsius Seeks Court Approval To Sell Its Stablecoin Holdings

Celsius Network filed a request to sell its stablecoin assets in order to acquire funds for its operations.