Tag: bitmex

Apr 07 2021

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Surrenders to US Authorities

Apr 07 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  arthur hayes bitmex business lawsuit

After living in Singapore since the charges were announced, Arthur Hayes has surrendered to U.S. authorities in Hawaii before posting a $10 million bail. No Country for Arthur Hayes Arthur Hayes will face trial for violating the Bank Secrecy Act after not taking enough measures to prevent money launder on his exchange BitMEX. Hayes accepted to fly to Hawaii, surrender, and be immediately...

Apr 06 2021

BitMEX’s Arthur Hayes Surrenders To Authorities

Apr 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  arthur hayes bitmex courts culture law

The former CEO of BitMEX has appeared in court in Honolulu and is out on $10 million bond, according to reports.The former chief executive officer of BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange, Arthur Hayes, has turned himself in. According to a Bloomberg report, although Hayes currently...

Mar 19 2021

3 Publicly Traded Crypto Exchanges?

PLUS: More takes on “WTF is an NFT?” There is something fitting about Bitcoin crossing $60k for the first time on March 13, 2021, a year and one day after crypto’s “Black Thursday,” when Bitcoin’s price plunged 50% over two days in response to the coronavirus. While devastating at the time, you can now barely see it on the BTC price chart:...

Mar 16 2021

BitMEX Founder Surrenders to U.S. Authorities, Pleads Not Guilty

Mar 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  arrest bitmex business

BitMEX cofounder Benjamin Delo has turned himself in following charges that the exchange skirted AML laws.Reports have emerged that one of the cofounders of leading cryptocurrency derivatives platform BitMEX, Benjamin Delo, has surrendered to authorities in the United States. Delo faces charges that he violated the country’s anti-money laundering (AML) laws during his time at the exchange. Delo, who...

BitMEX Co-Founder Ben Delo Apprehended in New York

Mar 16 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitmex business lawsuit

The four founders of well-known U.S. derivatives exchange BitMEX are all wanted for violating US anti-money laundering laws. Now, two of them have surrendered to authorities. Two BitMEX Founders Apprehended Ben Delo had been staying in the UK, his native country, since the charges came up. He...

BitMEX Co-Founder Ben Delo Released on $20M Bond after Surrender

The terms of the bail allow him to go back to the United Kingdom.

Mar 12 2021

CFTC Examines Whether Binance Illegally Brokered Trades for US Users

Mar 12 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  binance bitmex breach business cftc

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the U.S. is investigating Binance to determine whether the exchange illegally facilitated trading for U.S. residents. Binance Under Investigation Binance isn't registered with the CFTC and is not authorized to allow derivatives trading by U.S. residents. The U.S. regulator views cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum as...

Mar 05 2021

BitMEX Plans to Add Crypto Spot Trading, Custody Services

The expansion plans came under the new leadership of Alexander Höptner.

Mar 04 2021

BitMEX Co-Founders Arthur Hayes and Ben Delo Considering to Surrender

The third co-founder Samuel Reed was arrested earlier and is now out on bail.

Feb 25 2021

BitMEX Operator Continues Support Of Bitcoin Core Maintainer Fanquake With $100,000 Grant

Today, 100x Group, the operator of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, announced its third grant to Bitcoin Core maintainer Michael Ford, aka Fanquake. This latest donation is for $100,000, bringing 100x Group’s total support of Ford to $250,000 over three years. The grant was made in conjunction with an additional $18,500 being given to Ford by Australian...

BitMEX Operator Continues Support Of Bitcoin Core Maintainer Fanquake With $100,000 Grant

As part of its Open-Source Developer Grant Program, BitMEX’s operator has granted $100,000 to Bitcoin Core Maintainer Michael Ford.The cryptocurrency exchange says a ban of users...

BitMEX Crosses $1T in Yearly Volumes Catalyzed by Bitcoin Rally

BitMEX said this milestone comes after it completed the month-long process of verifying its entire user base.

Feb 24 2021

BitMEX adding six new perpetual contacts: ADA, DOT, EOS, YFI, UNI, and XLM

Feb 24 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  bitmex crypto exchanges

CryptoNinjas » BitMEX adding six new perpetual contacts: ADA, DOT, EOS, YFI, UNI, and XLM Popular...

Bitmex to list ADA, DOT, EOS, UNI, XLM and YFI Perpetual Contracts

In brief: Bitmex will list 6 new perpetual contracts in March of ADA, DOT, EOS, UNI, XLM and YFI The new contracts will be launched in batches with DOT and UNI going live on March 3rd Bitmex has fallen from being the top-ranked derivatives platform since the CFTC pursued charges against its top execs The new perpetual contracts and the Bitmex Mobile Apps,...

Feb 09 2021

BitMEX Introduces Data Storage Framework for FATF’s Travel Rule

Compliance chief Malcolm Wright led the development of BitMEX’s data storage principles for crypto exchanges.

Feb 03 2021

BitMEX launches new Dogecoin perpetual contract

Feb 03 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  bitmex crypto exchanges

CryptoNinjas » BitMEX launches new Dogecoin perpetual contract BitMEX, the popular cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, today announced the launch of a...

Jan 23 2021

The BTC Balances of Former Crypto Derivatives King BitMEX have Declined Sharply Since March 2020

BitMEX was the number one crypto derivatives exchange in the recent past. But now, it has lost first place in the space. Two significant events happened to the business, causing an exodus of traders from the platform. One of them was the massive sell-off in March due to the pandemic crisis.

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.

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