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Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrenders to US authorities: report

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrenders to US authorities: report

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has reportedly surrendered to U.S. authorities in Hawaii. Per a Bloomberg report from April 6, Hayes appeared before a federal judge in Hawaii. Hayes was later released on a $10 million bond, with future court proceedings set to take place in New York. Hayes’ surrender on April 6 was expected, …

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A $150 billion investment unit of Morgan Stanley is exploring bitcoin: report

A $150 billion investment unit of Morgan Stanley is exploring bitcoin: report

Counterpoint Global—a unit of Morgan Stanley Investment Management—is exploring whether it will make a bet on bitcoin, according to a Bloomberg News report.  Citing sources, the report said that the unit, which manages $150 billion, would need approvals from the wider firm and regulators to make such an investment. Still, it represents Wall Street’s broader …

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Majority of crypto thefts in 2020 occurred on DeFi protocols: report

Majority of crypto thefts in 2020 occurred on DeFi protocols: report

Volume on decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms was at an all-time high in 2020 — and so were the number of attacks and thefts in that arena, according to blockchain analysis firm CipherTrace’s Crime Report.  Over 50% of crypto thefts in 2020 stemmed from DeFi attacks, adding up to $129 million. That’s more than 25% of …

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Vladimir Putin signs order requiring Russian public officials to disclose crypto holdings

Sberbank seeks central bank approval for blockchain platform: report

Major Russian state-owned bank Sberbank has sought approval from the country’s central bank for a blockchain-based financial platform, local Russian news outlet Interfax reported on Thursday.  According to the report, the bank has submitted an application to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to register a blockchain platform, with plans to launch in the …

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More than 1 billion DAI, the stablecoin of lending protocol Maker, has been created

White House releases stablecoin report, says regulators could consider limiting ‘multi-currency stablecoins’

The White House has released a statement on regulatory considerations for stablecoins — and it includes the potential for limitations on “multi-currency stablecoins.” The statement comes from the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, which is a Treasury-centric working group that makes recommendations to the president and federal regulators.  The group highlighted the importance of anti-money …

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Billionaire hedge funder Alan Howard is backing a little-known fund that’s buying bitcoin and ether: report

Billionaire hedge funder Alan Howard is backing a little-known fund that’s buying bitcoin and ether: report

Alan Howard, billionaire hedger fund manager, is among the backers of a new institutional-focused investment firm that’s eyeing an as much as $1 billion allocation to bitcoin and ether by early next year. According to a Bloomberg report, One River Asset Management CEO Eric Peters set up a new company to capture institutional interest in the …

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