• BlockFi CEO neglected warnings about FTX prior to its collapse, court docs say
• Mysterious self-proclaimed Binance stakeholder “Eeon” seeks to intervene in SEC’s suit against the exchange
• Binance CEO foresees DeFi outgrowing CeFi in 6 years, despite regulatory hurdles
Court documents have revealed that BlockFi CEO neglected warnings about FTX prior to its collapse. The documents also showed that the company failed to take necessary precautions before investing in the exchange.
Binance Stakeholder “Eeon”
A mysterious self-proclaimed Binance stakeholder called „Eeon“ has sought permission from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to intervene in its lawsuit against the cryptocurrency exchange. The SEC had filed a complaint against Binance last year for alleged violations of securities laws.
Mass Layoffs at Binance
Binance has reportedly laid off 1,000 or more employees in recent weeks and could potentially reduce its workforce by up to 30%. This comes amid increasing regulation of crypto exchanges around the world as well as increasing competition from other exchanges.
Fraud Charges Against Alex Mashinsky
The founder of Celsius Network, Alex Mashinsky, was recently released on $40 million bail after being accused of fraud. He denies all charges and claims he is innocent.
BlackRock’s Approach to Crypto
Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, recently discussed his company’s approach towards cryptocurrency investments and how it can „transcend any one currency“. He believes that crypto assets are still too volatile for most investors but will continue to be monitored by BlackRock.