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Celsius Executes $125 Million Transfer to Crypto Exchanges in Repayment Drive

Bankrupt lending firm Celsius has transferred over $125 million worth of its Ether to crypto exchanges in the past week as part of its initiative to repay creditors. The move follows that of FTX and Alameda Research, which also resumed funds transfer earlier this month. $125 Million ETH Transfer From January 8 to January 12, $95.5 million was moved to Coinbase and $29.7 million to FalconX, as reported by Arkham Intelligence. Despite these transfers, Celsius still possesses...

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Celsius Seeks Court Approval for Restructuring and Customer Repayments

The recent developments in the Celsius case show that the embattled crypto lender is currently in court seeking final approval to initiate customer repayments by year-end and gain complete approval for its reorganization plan. During a court hearing on Oct. 2, Christopher Koenig, the company’s legal counsel, stated that a new entity called NewCO will emerge with approximately $450 million in seed funding once the reorganization is approved. Restructuring and Repayment Plans...

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Celsius’ Valuation Advisor Greenlights Debtors Assets and Liabilities Assessment Value

Joel E. Cohen, a mathematician and biologist acting as the valuation adviser for Celsius Network through Stout Risius Ross, has verified the accuracy of the fair value of specific assets and liabilities of the debtors. After several months of negotiations and discussions, most Celsius creditors have recently approved a plan that would return around $2 billion worth of Bitcoin and Ethereum to the creditors. This development marks a significant step forward in resolving the...

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Celsius Network Files ‘Adversary Complaint’ Against EquitiesFirst to Recoup Assets

Bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network submitted an “adversary complaint” against EquitiesFirst Holdings on Wednesday, as per the confidential adversary complaint. The moves come as Celsius attempts to recoup assets from the private lender which reportedly owes $439 million. The debt comprises $361 million in cash and 3,765 BTC as of July 2022. EquitiesFirst: The ‘Mysterious’ Debtor to Celsius The filing stated that Celsius is seeking injunctive relief and a declaratory...

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Coinbase Launches Crypto Lending Services to American Investors (Report)

The leading cryptocurrency exchange – Coinbase – has reportedly started offering crypto loans to US institutional investors.  The move could signal the company’s willingness to strengthen its position in America despite the regulatory uncertainty and the issues with local watchdogs. Recall that the US SEC filed a lawsuit against Coinbase in June, accusing the trading venue of breaching several rules and offering trading services with unregistered securities. Capitalizing on...

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Celsius Reaches $25 Million Settlement with Series B Holders for GK8 Sale Proceeds Allocation

The bankrupt cryptocurrency lender Celsius, its creditors, and its Series B holders have reached a settlement with regard to the distribution of $25 million in proceeds from the sale of crypto custodian GK8. According to the filing, the settlements seek to deploy $24 million for legal expenses while allocating the rest of $1 million among the Series B holders. The court document also states that the settlement agreement was born out of the “mutual desire” to prevent costly...

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Want to Become an Ethereum Validator? You Have to Wait 45 Days and Here’s Why

This year, Ethereum’s network officially transitioned to a Proof-of-Stake consensus algorithm, leaving Proof-of-Work forever behind. One of the multiple implications The Merge has had on the protocol is that there are no longer Ethereum miners. Validators secure the network now, and the path to becoming one is supposed to be tremendously simplified – deposit 32 ETH to the staking contract and run the appropriate software. But it turns out that there’s quite a queue for...

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Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius Moved Nearly $900M of ETH Within a Week: Data

Celsius’ wallets have been quite active amid its ongoing bankruptcy and restructuring process. The beleaguered crypto lender – which remains one of the biggest firms with a staked ETH portfolio – has transferred almost $900 million worth of the crypto asset over the past week. Celsius’ Ether Movement According to data shared by the blockchain intelligence firm Arkham, Celsius has moved around $20 million of ETH to Wintermute OTC and Custody Withdrawals. Subsequently, the...

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Former Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky Files Defense Motion in Response to NYAG’s Complaint

Celsius Network founder Alex Mashinsky – who was accused of defrauding investors out of billions of dollars in crypto by concealing the failing health of his now-bankrupt lending platform – has filed a response seeking to dismiss the New York State complaint against him. The complaint was filed by New York State Attorney General Letitia James in January. It claimed that Mashinsky persisted in promoting Celsius as a safe alternative to banks, but users had to pay interest as...

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Coinbase and Gemini Join Bid Race for Celsius Network’s Assets: Report

Leading cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Gemini are parts of the two consortiums set to bid for bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network’s assets at an auction scheduled for Tuesday, the 25th of April, 2023, according to a court filing and report from Fortune. The court document revealed that the auction would be held at the New York offices of Kirkland and Ellis, the law firm handling Celsius’ bankruptcy, from 2 pm EPT. Coinbase and Gemini to Bid for Celsius’ Assets One...

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