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US Trustee Requests Court To Appoint External Examiner In FTX Bankruptcy Case

US Trustee Andrew R. Vara filed a motion with the Delaware Bankruptcy Court to hire an independent examiner to investigate FTX’s collapse.

BlockFi Sues Ex FTX CEO Bankman-Fried Over shares in Investment Company Robinhood.

BlockFi launches lawsuit against SBF shell company in a bid to enforce their previous agreement.

FTX Requests Court To Appoint BitGo As Its Official Custodian

FTX filed a motion with the bankruptcy court to allow asset custodian BitGo to safeguard its remaining assets.

Attorney Claims Substantial Amount Of FTX’s Assets Are Stolen Or Missing

James Bromley reported that a large portion of FTX’s assets remain unaccounted for. He claimed that FTX has begun adding measures to safeguard its clients’ assets under the leadership of John J. Ray III.

Court Orders FTX To Reimburse Bahamas Regulators For Holding Its Assets

The Supreme Court of Bahamas ordered FTX to pay reimbursement fees to the Securities Commission of the Bahamas for holding the firm’s digital assets since November 11.

FTX Hacker Converts Over 30K Ethereum Tokens Into Bitcoin

The perpetrator behind the recent FTX hack swapped 30,990 Ethereum tokens (worth $36M) for Bitcoin via RenBridge.

FTX Sacks Three High-Ranking Executives

A spokesperson for FTX revealed that the firm has fired Co-Founder Gary Wang, CTO Nishad Singh, and Alameda’s CEO Caroline Ellison.

Bahamian Regulator Claims It Ordered Sam Bankman-Fried To Move FTX Assets To Government Wallets

The Securities Commission of the Bahamas (SCB) revealed that the agency instructed FTX to transfer assets to government wallets on November 12.

FTX's New CEO Criticizes The Exchange’s Corporate Practices Under Sam Bankman-Fried

John Ray III stated that FTX suffered from a complete failure of corporate controls under Sam Bankman-Fried's leadership.

FBI Seeks To Extradite Sam Bankman-Fried For Questioning

The FBI is reportedly in talks with Bahamian authorities to extradite Sam Bankman-Fried to the US for interrogation on FTX's downfall.

Salt Lending Pauses Withdrawals As FTX Contagion Spreads

Salt has halted withdrawals and deposits due to the impact of FTX’s collapse. The firm states it will not be continuing operations until it is sure about the extent of impact and the way forward.

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.

BlockFi’s Leadership Team Page Gets Taken Down

BlockFi's leadership page has been taken down a few hours after the crypto lender began suspending withdrawals.

Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks To Raise $4.9B For FTX

Sam Bankman-Fried reportedly aims to raise $4.9B from investors and other crypto platforms to aid FTX in escaping its liquidity crisis.

Tether Freezes FTX’s $46M Worth Of USDT Assets

Tether has frozen FTX’s USD Tether (USDT) balance following instructions from law enforcement authorities. 

FTX CEO Publicly Apologizes For Recent Liquidity Crisis

Sam Bankman Fried, the CEO of FTX, issued an apology and shed light on the circumstances that led to FTX facing a liquidity crunch.

Kraken Reports Zero Exposure To Alameda Despite Holding 9K $FTT

Kraken stated that it is not affected by the FTX insolvency crisis despite possessing roughly 9,000 FTX Tokens (FTT).

Binance Terminates FTX-Bailout Deal

Binance has pulled out of its agreement to purchase FTX after going through the latter's finances.

FTX Bank Run: An Unexpected Turn Of Events

This article covers what led to the downfall of FTX, the lessons, and the potential winners and losers of this event.

BlockFi Says Products Are Fully Functional Amidst The Binance-FTX Deal

BlockFi has stated that all its products remain fully functional regardless of the Binance-FTX deal. The lending firm, which was supposed to be acquired by FTX, will now run as an independent entity until at least July 2023.

Binance Agrees To Purchase FTX By Signing Non-Binding Letter Of Intent

According to the latest set of tweets by the CEOs of Binance and FTX, the two exchanges have reached an agreement wherein Binance will “fully acquire” FTX.

SBF Prefers Censorship?

Sam Bankman Fried releases a controversial "industry guide" that reveals his stance on major issues in the crypto industry.

Binance’s Stablecoin Hits All-Time High Market Share Of 15.48%

BUSD's stablecoin market share increased to its highest level at 15.48%. The token's market capitalization also grew by 22.88% within the past 2 months.

FTX To Delist Tokens That It Considers As Securities

Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of FTX, said his exchange will stop supporting certain tokens in the US to avoid facing regulatory issues.

Texas Regulators To Investigate FTX And Sam Bankman-Fried

The Texas State Securities Board will launch probes into crypto exchange FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, over violation of the Securities Law.

Visa To Launch Crypto Debit Cards In 40 Nations

Visa partnered up with FTX to roll out crypto-backed debit cards in 40 countries. The purchases made with these cards will be funded by holders’ FTX wallets. 

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.

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.

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.

Voyager Requests Alameda To Repay $200M Loan

In a recent court filing, Voyager requested trading firm Alameda Research to repay its $200M outstanding loan by September 30.

FCA Warns Citizens Over FTX’s Lack of Authorization to Operate in the UK

UK’s FCA says crypto exchange FTX is not authorized to operate in the country. It warns citizens of the risks of investing in unregistered companies.

FTX Emerges As The Top Bidder In The Auction To Buy Voyager’s Assets

FTX submitted the highest offer to purchase Voyager Digital’s assets by outbidding Wave Financial in an auction that began earlier this week.

Top Executives At FTX Respond To FDIC’s Allegations Of ‘False Statements’

Sam Bankman-Fried and Brett Harrison clear the air by pointing out that FTX is not FDIC-insured.