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Bitcoin Miner Stronghold Returns 26,200 Mining Rigs to NYDIG to Clear $67M Debt

Publicly-traded Bitcoin mining company Stronghold Digital Mining (SDIG) said it plans to return more than 26,000 mining rigs to New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) to reduce its debt significantly. NYDIG is a leading bitcoin firm that helps miners finance mining equipment and power infrastructure. The mining company also intends to restructure a convertible note for cash after receiving a binding commitment letter from private credit investment manager WhiteHawk Capital...

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Asset Manager Monochrome Receives Approval to Launch Spot Bitcoin ETF in Australia

Digital asset manager Monochrome has received regulatory approval from the Australian securities watchdog to offer spot crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs). According to an official announcement, Monochrome is one of the first asset management firms to secure an Australian financial services license (AFSL) from the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) for crypto-related ETFs. Monochrome Bitcoin ETF The firm noted that the products, dubbed the Monochrome...

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Ethereum Name Service (ENS) Domains Exceed 2 Million After Record-Breaking July

Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains skyrocketed in July as the project witnessed the largest monthly rise in revenue. The total number of registrations has surpassed the whopping two million barrier. Ethereum Name Service, most popularly known as ENS, describes itself as a web3-friendly, decentralized protocol that links complex strings of alphanumeric machine-generated characters to human-friendly names. The not-for-profit naming system is powered by the Ethereum blockchain,...

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Celsius’ Court Filings Show Negative Liquidity by Oct 22, CEO Under Scanner Once Again

Celsius Network’s latest court filings depicted a grim forecast for the crippled crypto lender. The documents revealed that the actual debt currently stands at $2.85 billion, as against their bankruptcy filing claims of a $1.2 billion deficit. The firm is expected to run out of cash by October as per the filing with the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York. By then, Celsius would hit negative liquidity of approximately $34 million. Celsius...

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Battered Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Seeks Judicial Management

A week after suspending its services, the crypto lending platform Hodlnaut filed for an application to be placed under judicial management with the Singapore High Court. Under judicial management, the financially distressed crypto lender will be able to “rehabilitate its business.” As such, an independent officer of the Court will be appointed in place of Hodlnaut’s directors to oversee the company. This process is also expected to offer some respite as it provides a...

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Huobi to Halt Derivatives Trading for New Zealand Users

Cryptocurrency exchange giant Huobi will cease offering its derivatives trading services to New Zealand customers two months after the company obtained registration from the country’s regulators. In an announcement on Tuesday (August 16, 2022), Huobi said it would restrict users in New Zealand from accessing derivatives trading services starting from August 23, 2022. According to Huobi, its action was in “commitment to local compliance policies.” Consequently, affected...

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Ripps Ryder Claims his Bored Ape NFTs Are “Artistic Criticism”

As per Ripps’s filing on Monday, the artist has asked a Los Angeles federal court to stop a trademark lawsuit brought against him by the BAYC creator. He further argued that his NFTs of the apes were a type of “appropriation art” meant as criticism and protected by the First Amendment. His NFTs of Bored Apes reportedly aimed to bring Yuga Labs’ attention to alleged racism. He also called it an “act of protest” against the NFT giant. For context, Ripps has been a vocal critic...

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Revolut Awarded With Crypto Authorization From Cyprus Regulator

Digital banking platform, Revolut has been awarded authorization by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CYSEC) to expand its crypto services across the European Economic Area (EEA). According to a new report, Revolut has become the first entity to be awarded crypto-asset service provider (CASP) from the regulator of the island country. The news comes amidst its ongoing hiring spree despite a lackluster market. Cyprus’ Crypto Authorization With the new...

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Israeli Authorities Nab 3 Suspected for Laundering Millions of Euros With Crypto

Israeli authorities have arrested three individuals suspected of defrauding the French state treasury. The undercover investigation was carried out jointly by the Israel police and the Israel Tax Authority over the last few months. Foreign investigative agencies – Europol and the French Police – also cooperated. As per Reuters, the investigators are looking into a potential “large-scale fraud” that they believe was committed against the state treasury in France. The crime,...

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Singapore High Court Grants Troubled Zipmex 3-Month Relief From Creditors: Report

The Singapore High Court on Monday granted crypto exchange Zipmex protection from creditors until December 2. Zipmex had asked the court for bankruptcy protection on July 22 and more time for debt restructuring on August 4. Court Order Affects Thai Investors Zipmex operates in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and Australia. After it halted withdrawals last month, Thai regulators promptly asked for clarification. As per media reports, nearly 20,000 local customers have...

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