Celsius lawyers claim users gave up legal rights to their crypto

[ad_1] Celsius’s 1.7 million registered users across over 100 countries gave up title to the crypto they deposited into Earn and Borrow accounts, according to the firm’s lawyers.At the first bankruptcy hearing for Celsius on July 18, lawyers from the Kirkland law firm led by Pat Nash detailed how retail users with Earn and Borrow accounts transferred the title of their coins to the firm as per its terms of

FBI issues public warning over fake crypto apps

[ad_1] The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a public warning about fraudulent cryptocurrency apps, which have swindled U.S. investors out of an estimated $42.7 million so far. According to an advisory published on July 18 by the securities and intelligence agency, cybercriminals have created apps using the same logos and identifying information as legitimate crypto companies to defraud investors. The FBI noted that 244 people had already fallen victim

RUNE Pumps 18% as THORChain deactivates non-native tokens

[ad_1] Cross-chain exchange and proof-of-bond network THORChain has finally activated the killswitch that will progressively wind down support of the BEP-2 and ERC-20-based variants of the RUNE token. BNB.RUNE, and ETH.RUNE, also known as IOU Tokens, are being swapped out for the upgraded and completely native RUNE token after THORChain’s long-awaited mainnet late last month. Moving forward, these tokens will progressively lose their value over the next 12 months as the

Data points to a Bitcoin bottom, but one metric warns of a final drop to $14K

[ad_1] “When will it end?” is the question that is on the mind of investors who have endured the current crypto winter and witnessed the demise of multiple protocols and investment funds over the past few months.This week, Bitcoin (BTC) once again finds itself testing resistance at its 200-week moving average and the real challenge is whether it can push higher in the face of multiple headwinds or if the price will

3AC liquidators seek time, access to headquarters as Genesis, Algorand ties are untangled

[ad_1] The liquidators of failed crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) have filed an application in the High Court of Singapore for a stay on claims against 3AC and access to the company’s Singapore headquarters. The liquidators said in the 1,157-page document that a court decision is needed in light of the number legal proceedings that may arise in the near future and the “virtual radio silence from the

Circle CSO lays out policy principles for stablecoins in US

[ad_1] Dante Disparte, Circle’s chief strategy officer and head of global policy who has previously testified at congressional hearings, has called on United States lawmakers to balance the risks with developing a regulatory path for stablecoins.In a Monday blog post, Disparte named 18 principles Circle had established as part of its effort to shape stablecoin policy in the United States. Circle, the company behind USD Coin (USDC) with a reported

Celsius has finally filed for bankruptcy: Law Decoded, July 18-25

[ad_1] Reducing your initial debt of $820 million to just $0.013 over a month can’t be easy. And, it’s hardly surprising that such a heroic dash has led Celsius to bankruptcy. Last week, the crypto lending platform voluntarily filed petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization after closing off the last of its decentralized finance (DeFi) debts owed to Compound, Aave and Maker. Although a Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows a company to stay

Sub-$22K Bitcoin looks juicy when compared to gold’s market capitalization

[ad_1] Bitcoin's (BTC) price is down 56% year-to-date, but the correction was not strong enough to remove the digital asset from the list of top-20 global tradable assets. Bitcoin’s current $400 billion market capitalization stands higher than traditional companies like Exxon Mobil, Walmart and Procter & Gamble, but there’s always the question of whether a direct comparison between a commodity like Bitcoin and equities is valid. Most valuable tradable global assets.

Total crypto market cap reclaims $1 trillion as Bitcoin, Ethereum and altcoins breakout

[ad_1] Crypto traders found cause for celebration on July 18 as the total market capitalization climbed back above the $1 trillion mark following weeks of widespread selling after Bitcoin (BTC) price swept yearly lows below $18,000.The green day for cryptocurrencies largely tracks a positive day in the traditional markets, which are up modestly despite analyst estimates that the Federal Reserve intends to raise interest rates by at least 75 basis

Gemini cuts more staff as many crypto prices increase: Report

[ad_1] Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss’ Gemini has reportedly laid off additional staff more than a month after reports suggested the cryptocurrency exchange cut 10% of its employees.In a Monday report from TechCrunch, the news outlet said that a source close to Gemini reported 68 fewer employees on the company’s Slack channel, suggesting the crypto exchange had cut roughly 7% of its more than 1,000 staff. The unnamed source claimed that