Tag: bitmex

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...

Oct 08 2020

BitMEX Co-Founders Step Down from Management Roles

All of them are facing criminal charges in the United States.

Arthur Hayes & Other BitMEX Co-founder Step Down; Leadership Change Announced

Oct 08 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  arthur hayes bitmex btcusd btcusdt defi

Seychelles-based cryptocurrency derivatives platform, BitMEX...

BitMEX Branded as ‘High Risk’ Exchange – Chainalysis

BitMEX, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange and derivative trading platform received a major blow from CFTC last week. Following which investors rushed to remove more than 50,000 bitcoin tokens from BitMEX. The situation is worsening for the exchange as leading cryptocurrency investigation firm Chainalysis has now labeled the platform as a “high risk” exchange. According to the...

Bitmex’s Arthur Hayes, Samuel Reed Step Down From CEO and CTO Roles

Quick take: Bitmex's Arthur Hayes and Samuel Reed are stepping down from their roles as CEO and CTO respectively The move comes a week after the US CFTC and DoJ charged them with illegally operating a derivatives exchange and violating the Bank Secrecy Act Vivien Khoo, Chief Operating Officer of 100x Group, will become Interim CEO Ben Radclyffe, Commercial Director at Bitmex, will...

Oct 07 2020

Oct 04 2020

Bitcoin is in a Bull Market, Capitulation Was Last Yr at $3k – Analyst

Quick take: Veteran Bitcoin Analyst, Willy Woo has explained that Bitcoin capitulation was last year at $3k Bitcoin has been in a bull market ever since The Bull market was masked by the wild swings by Bitmex traders The CFTC pursuing Bitmex might just bring in some much-needed order in the Bitcoin trading environment and possibly an ETF Veteran Bitcoin analyst, Willy Woo,...

Oct 02 2020

Over 32,000 Bitcoins (BTC) Withdrawn From Crypto Exchange BitMEX After CFTC Charges

Oct 02 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news bitmex btc btceur

On Thursday, October 1, the U.S. CFTC filed a complaint against crypto exchange BitMEX accusing it of illegal crypto derivative trading and money laundering. Hours later, BitMEX...

Trouble! BitMEX Indicted by CFTC

The bitcoin derivatives exchange BitMEX is in hot soup. According to a statement by United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the exchange is facing charges for operating illegally in the United States and for violating AML (Anti-Money Laundering) regulations. CFTC has filed a civil enforcement action against BitMEX owners and operators. The official statement released on October 1 reveals that CFTC will...

Up to 10 Years in Prison

And the third-largest exchange hack in crypto history This hectic news week in crypto began with the third-largest hack ever of a crypto exchange. The hacker or hackers who attacked Kucoin made out with $280 million, with around $130 million of that so far frozen in new contracts and hard forks. Then, YFI founder Andre Cronje teased a new project on Twitter, and...

Coinbase in Turmoil: Why Employees Walked Out

Oct 02 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain coinbase

Frank Chaparro, director of news at The Block, discusses a controversial blog post by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong about how the company intends to take an apolitical stance, the pushback it received afterward, and the company's offer of generous exit packages for employees who disagree: why CEO Brian Armstrong wrote the blog post stating...

Oct 01 2020

BitMEX Responds to US Allegations, Denies Regulatory and AML Breaches

BitMEX assured users it is operating “entirely” as normal, all funds are safe and pending withdrawal requests were processed.

“All Funds Are Safe”, BitMex Responds To CFTCs Recent Charges

Oct 01 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news bitmex btcbrl btcbusd btceur

In response to recent charges by CFTC Bitmex has released a blog assuring traders that the funds are safe and Bitmex will continue operating as usual. Bitmex team also responded through their official twitter handle and cleared doubts regarding the withdrawals and continuity of operations. United States CFTC & DOJ Filing Withdrawals Will Be Released The post "All Funds Are Safe", BitMex Responds...

The Bitmex/CFTC Saga Threatens BTC’s Impressive 65 Day Run Above $10k

In brief: Bitcoin has managed to stay above $10,000 for 65 days BTC's impressive run is currently threatened by the unfolding saga between the CFTC, US DoJ and Bitmex The CFTC has charged Bitmex and its owners with illegally operating a derivatives exchange The Department of Justice has also charged the owners of Bitmex with violating the Bank Secrecy act Bitmex has vowed...

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