Tag: bitmex

Jan 07 2021

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX fully verifies user base

Jan 07 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  bitmex crypto exchanges

BitMEX, the popular crypto derivatives exchange, today confirmed that its User Verification Programme has been successfully implemented. The implementation makes BitMEX one of the largest crypto derivatives exchanges with a fully verified active user base. Since December 4th, 2020, BitMEX users have been required to...

Bitcoin Magazine’s Guide To Exchange Scaling Support

Bitcoin exchanges are the single most popular method for acquiring BTC, offering marketplaces where users can transfer fiat or digital currencies for sats. For more information on bitcoin exchanges, visit our guide. But not all exchanges are created equal — some are decentralized, some adhere to strict KYC/AML requirements and some protect...

Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX Says All Users Are Now Verified

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitmex business derivatives exchanges kyc

After getting in hot water with U.S. regulators last year, the exchange has rolled out mandatory verification for all users.

Dec 17 2020

Seychelles, Longtime Home of BitMEX, Is Bending to US Pressure on KYC

Dec 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aml bitmex ciphertrace kyc policy & regulation

When it comes to island-hopping crypto exchanges with relaxed know-your- customer rules, BitMEX could be just the tip of the iceberg.

Bitcoin Liquidations Exceed $1B in 24 Hrs as BTC heads to $23k

Quick take: 78,156 traders have been liquidated in the last 24 hours as Bitcoin zoomed past $20k Total liquidations in the same time period have hit $1.1 Billion $956.13 Million are Bitcoin liquidations 90%+ of the liquidations were short positions Bitcoin's $20k price ceiling has broken hard with the King of Crypto continuously setting all-time high values in the last 24 hours. At...

Dec 04 2020

Is It Really So Bad What BitMEX Did? (And What About OKEx?)

Dec 04 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitmex industry okex

To some who have just skimmed the headlines around the BitMEX exchange, the legal activity and allegations around the firm seem a bit overblown. It seems like just yesterday, people were happily trading on the platform. Then all of a sudden, some of the top players, Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo et. al., are in handcuffs. What happened? An...

Dec 01 2020

BitMEX Parent Names Höptner as New CEO

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitmex news people

Höptner comes from Börse Stuttgart GmbH and Euwax AG, where he has been CEO since 2018.

Parent of Troubled BitMEX Names a Former Stock Exchange Chief Its New CEO

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitmex coinflash news people

Hoptner comes from Borse Stuttgart GmbH and Euwax AG, where he has been CEO since 2018.

Nov 24 2020

BitMEX Founder’s Charges Highlight Risks for DeFi

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitmex cftc doj legal opinion

The case against BitMEX, an offshore crypto trading platform, has regulatory implications for the burgeoning DeFi market.

Nov 19 2020

BitMEX Adds Refinitiv Tool to Boost Compliance

The exchange and its co-founders are facing lawsuits in the US for compliance violations.

Nov 12 2020

BitMEX Strengthens Trade Surveillance Tapping Eventus

The exchange is facing a twin lawsuit for compliance violations in the US.

Nov 05 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) Rises Above $15,000 With Massive $300 Million Short Liquidations on BitMEX

Bitcoin has been on a wild rally today surging nearly 10% in the last 24 hours. Just hours after...

Nov 02 2020

Oct 29 2020

Binance Overtakes BitMEX As Bitcoin’s Most Liquid Perpetual Swap

Oct 29 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  binance bitcoin news bitmex btcbrl btcbusd

The dynamic of the cryptocurrency market keeps changing dramatically. Binance Futures is one such name in the industry whose cryptocurrency futures contracts platform from the stables of the innovative Binance crypto exchange, has continued to gain traction since its launch in September last year. Binance Takes Over Recent data showed that the once top crypto The post Binance Overtakes BitMEX As Bitcoin's Most...

Oct 23 2020

Willy Woo on Why It’s ‘an Extremely Great Time to Buy Bitcoin’

Oct 23 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banking bitmex blockchain crypto

Willy Woo, on-chain Bitcoin analyst and writer of “The Bitcoin Forecast,” a market intelligence newsletter, discusses how the Bitcoin markets have been changing amidst what may be a forthcoming ebbing of derivatives exchanges and a revival of the importance of spot exchanges. In this episode, he covers: what the PayPal news means when there are...

Oct 21 2020

Oct 19 2020

Bitcoin Hodlers Get Greedy: Amount of BTC Stored on Exchanges is ‘Plummeting’

Data from Glassnode shows that traders are hoarding BTC. Is a Bitcoin bull run on the horizon?

Oct 16 2020

What You Need to Know About the DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain cftc

Jessie Liu, partner at Skadden and the former US attorney for the District of Columbia, headed up the team that has prosecuted what some believe is the greatest number of cryptocurrency crimes worldwide — Welcome to Video, Dark Scandals, Helix, North Korea, Hamas/Al Qaeda and ISIS. In this episode, she discusses: how she came to create a Threat...

Bitcoin 🐳🚀📈?

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin abc bitmex blockchain btc cftc

\+ CFTC Chair Gushes About ETH This week, another big institutional player invested an eye-opening sum in Bitcoin, while BTC's overall bullish trend shows no signs of slowing down. CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert praised Ethereum while dancing around whether ETH or the greater DeFi landscape should be labeled securities or commodities. We also have a roundup of the latest...

Oct 14 2020

Despite Legal Turmoil, BitMEX Research Shows Us How Not To Use Brain Wallets

This article originally appeared in our Down The Rabbit Hole newsletter. If you want our news and analysis straight to your inbox, make sure you subscribe now! BitMEX has been dominating the cryptocurrency news cycle lately, for reasons that it would rather avoid. On October 1, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged the exchange with facilitating...

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