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Bitcoin Investor Explains Why Headlines Claiming FTX Is Paying Everyone 100% Are Not Accurate

Mainstream media headlines this past week read something like “FTX Has Billions More Than Needed to Pay Bankruptcy Victims” and “FTX says most customers of the bankrupt crypto exchange will get all their money back.” However, digital asset investor Anthony Pompliano has explained why this… Read More

BlockFi Announces Web Platform Shut Down and Coinbase Distribution Partnership

  BlockFi says they have engaged Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) as their distribution partner to ensure continuity of crypto withdrawals available to their eligible BlockFi Interest Account (BIA), Retail Loan, and Private Clients. As previously reported, BlockFi emerged from bankruptcy as of October 24, 2023. BlockFi filed… Read More

Celsius Network Reportedly Initiates $3B Payout Following Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Celsius Network LLC announced that it has emerged from bankruptcy by completing the transactions under its confirmed plan of reorganization. The plan was reportedly “approved by approximately 98% of the company’s account holders and confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New… Read More

BlockFi Out of Bankruptcy, Starts Wind Down Process

BlockFi has emerged from bankruptcy as of October 24, 2023. BlockFi filed for bankruptcy in November of 2022 following the collapse of multiple crypto firms culminating in the failure of FTX – once one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world. Prior to declaring… Read More

Gemini Is Encouraging Other Creditors to Get Behind a Plan to Obtain More Money from Genesis’ Parent Firm, Digital Currency Group

Digital currency exchange Gemini is attempting to encourage various other creditors behind a plan to get more money from bankrupt cryptocurrency lending company Genesis‘ parent firm, the Digital Currency Group (DCG), This, according to an update from the Information shared this past Friday. The latest… Read More

Locus Finance Founder Iakov Levin: Finance Professional Comments on Midas Closure, Lessons Learnt from Bankruptcy

  We recently caught up with the former CEO of Midas Finance, who built a $300 million crypto-fund that has gone bankrupt with the CeFi market collapse and who claims he has taken all his lessons with him to revive growth back into DeFi with… Read More

Prime Trust Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Prime Trust, once one of the most successful Fintechs in its sector, has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection as it seeks to maximize the value of the firm. According to a corporate release, Prime Trust and certain affiliates have filed voluntarily in the Eighth… Read More

Legal Representatives of Non-US Customers of FTX Issue Statement on Proposed Liquiditation

Eversheds Sutherland is representing an Ad Hoc Committee of Non-US Customers of FTX.com, aiming to protect non-US customers’ interests in the bankruptcy process of FTX. According to a statement from a representative of the Ad Hoc Committee, there are approximately 40 members representing about $2.5… Read More

Groundfloor Comments on Bankruptcy Filing of Noted Real Estate Crowdfunding Firm PeerStreet

In late June, PeerStreet filed for bankruptcy protection in federal courts. While not a complete surprise, the firm’s failure rattled industry insiders as PeerStreet has long been viewed as a respected player in the real estate crowdfunding sector. Launched in 2013 and serving accredited investors,… Read More

PeerStreet Goes Bust. Real Estate Investment Platform Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Once one of the most respected real estate investment platforms in the US, PeerStreet has now filed for bankruptcy. According to a corporate statement, PeerStreet aims to sell substantially all of its assets, including its mortgage loan assets, and tech platform. The company seeks to… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bittrex, Inc. Issues Statement on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Bittrex, Inc. released the following statement today regarding Bittrex U.S.’ decision to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy: “Having previously announced that Bittrex, Inc. would be ceasing all operations in the U.S. effective April 30th, we have now made the decision to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy in… Read More

Dear Voyager, We Changed Our Minds. Love Binance.us

Bankrupt digital asset platform Voyager Digital has received a Dear John, or perhaps a Dear Voyager letter from Binance.US. In a series of Tweets, Voyager revealed that Binance.US has announced a separation from its previously announced agreement. Last January, bankruptcy courts approved the sale of… Read More

Bankrupt Digital Asset Exchange FTX Reportedly Recovers Over $7B in Crypto Holdings

Bankrupt digital currency exchange FTX has reportedly recovered more than $7.3 billion in cash as well as liquid digital assets. This is notably an increase of over $800 million since this past January 2023. This, according to a report from Reuters which referenced the firm’s… Read More

Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius to Submit April 12 Filing, Will Have Details on Voting for Restructuring Phase

Bankrupt cryptocurrency lender Celsius Network recently revealed that it would be going ahead with its planned Chapter 11 restructuring process with a disclosure statement including pertinent information for its claim holders. Last week, we filed our Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization (“the Plan”) with the… Read More

Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius Reaches Agreement to Return Digital Assets in Custody Program

After months of litigation, Celsius recently revealed it has reached an agreement with the Custody Ad Hoc Group and the UCC on a Settlement that reportedly “returns most digital assets in the Custody Program to account holders who opt in to the Settlement.” Custody users… Read More

Crypto Expert Predicts Alex Mashinsky, Former Celsius CEO, Will Go To Prison for a Long Time

“The business model Celsius advertised and sold to its customers was not the business that Celsius actually operated.” – Court Document, Filed January 31, 2023 Celsius, one of the first big crypto firms to fail and file for bankruptcy protection, continues to meander its way… Read More

Genesis Receives Court Approval on First Day Motions Under Bankruptcy Proceedings

Genesis Global Holdco has received approval from the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for all the first-day motions related to its Chapter 11 filed on January 19, 2023. Last week, Genesis filed for bankruptcy protection after a period when it… Read More

Genesis Files for Bankruptcy After Holding Out for Weeks as Crypto Contagion Continues

Late last night, Genesis, part of the Digital Currency Group (DCG), filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it looks to restructure in light of a challenging environment in the crypto sector which has impacted multiple firms. Genesis is a digital asset prime brokerage that… Read More

Binance.US Approved to Acquire Voyager Digital

The sale of Voyager Digital has received preliminary approval by the courts thus clearing the way for Binance.US to acquire the assets of the bankrupt firm. Revealed last month, Binance.US announced the agreement for it to acquire Voyagers assets for approximately $1 billion. Binance.US’ bid… Read More

BlockFi Files Fascinating Presentation Serializing from Worth Billions to Bust

BlockFi, once a top crypto lending platform and now in the midst of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, has posted a document that outlines its dramatic fall from grace. Once a leading digital asset unicorn, crypto contagion destroyed the platform, which is now looking to maximize… Read More

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