NYDFS Releases Guidance on Importance of Segregation and Separate Accounting for Customer Funds in Crypto Industry

On Monday, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) published guidance on custodial structures to help protect customers’ money if a crypto firm goes bankrupt. New York’s top financial regulator stressed that businesses should not commingle customer funds and that customer funds should be segregated with separate accounting. FTX Collapse Prompts NYDFS to Issue […]

Australia Suspends Financial Services License of Local FTX Entity

Australia’s securities regulator has suspended the license of the Australian unit of the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX until mid-May. According to an issued statement, the platform will be allowed to provide limited financial services until Dec. 19 in order to terminate existing derivatives. FTX Australia Sees License Suspended After Accepting Voluntary Administration The Australian Securities […]

Turkey’s Financial Intelligence Unit Launches Investigation Into FTX Collapse

The Turkish agency responsible for tackling money-related crime has initiated an investigation against troubled crypto exchange FTX. Days after the trading platform filed for bankruptcy in the United States, the department revealed it has been tracking its activities in Turkey. Turkish Financial Watchdog Sets Out to Dig Deeper Into FTX Case Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation […]

From Mercedes F1 to Miami Heat, Sports Teams Suspend FTX Sponsorships

A string of organizations competing in various sports are pulling out of sponsorship deals with beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange FTX. The coin trading platform had pledged millions of dollars to building up brand recognition among sports fans before it went bankrupt. FTX Sign Being Dismantled as Miami Heat Seeks New Naming Rights Partner for Its Arena […]

A Committee of Celsius Creditors Objects to Celsius Selling Its Stablecoin Cache

A committee of unsecured creditors stemming from the Celsius bankruptcy case has filed a motion with the court to stop the now-defunct crypto lender from selling the company’s stablecoin holdings. The written protest by the group of creditors against the sale follows objections from a slew of securities regulators filed on Sept. 29. Creditors Object […]