Crypto trading firm Auros Global misses DeFi payment due to FTX contagion

Crypto trading firm Auros Global appears to be suffering from FTX contagion after missing a principal repayment on a 2,400 Wrapped Ether (wETH) decentralized finance (DeFi) loan. Institutional credit underwriter M11 Credit, which manages liquidity pools on Maple Finance, told its followers in a Nov. 30 Twitter thread that the Auros had missed a principal payment on the 2,400 wETH loan, which is worth in total around $3 million. M11 Credit suggests that it is always in close communication with its borrowers, particularly after events in the last month, and…

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FTX collapse won’t impact everyday use of crypto in Brazil: Transfero CEO

The crumbling of the FTX crypto empire may have damaged Brazilian retail and institutional sentiment toward crypto. However, its impact won’t affect everyday citizens — who will still use crypto for cross-border transactions. Reflecting on the recent fall of FTX, Thiago César, the CEO of fiat on-ramp provider Transfero Group said that the exchange’s fall, like in many countries around the world, has hurt confidence around centralized crypto exchanges and crypto in general.  Transfero Group is tied in closely with the Brazilian crypto ecosystem and FTX as it was the…

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SBF tells investors FTX needs $8B in emergency funding: WSJ

Sam Bankman-Fried has reportedly asked investors for $8 billion in emergency funding to cover a shortfall caused by the flood of withdrawal requests to his crypto exchange in recent days. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) citing “people familiar with the matter,” the CEO reportedly made the request to investors in a Nov. 9 call where he outlined ways to help solve FTX’s financial woes. [embedded content] The source suggests that Bankman-Fried is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in equity and that the exchange…

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Singapore authorities approve probe of 3AC on behalf of liquidators: Report

The Singapore High Court on Monday approved a petition to recognize the liquidation order against Three Arrows Capital (3AC) issued by a court in the British Virgin Islands, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing unnamed sources. The Singapore court’s decision, handed down in private, gives the petitioner the legal ability to request access to 3AC financial records kept in Singapore, where 3AC is based. Teneo, the firm appointed to liquidate the 3AC assets, filed its petition with the court on July 9, saying the crypto hedge fund may have information in its…

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Celsius Approved to Sell Mined Bitcoin, Customer That Lost 50,000 USDC Insists Her Regulated Stablecoins Should Be Treated Differently

On August 16, the crypto lender Celsius Network has been approved by a bankruptcy court judge to sell bitcoin the company previously mined to continue funding specific operations. The following day, the company’s attorney detailed that Celsius has been offered cash injections, but the lawyer did not disclose who offered the funds and how much was presented. Celsius Approved to Sell Mined Bitcoin, Lawyer Says Firm Approached With Cash Offers, Company’s Mining Operation Has 58,000 Mining Rigs Deployed A Southern District of New York court order signed by judge Martin…

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Report: Equitiesfirst Named as ​​Mystery Debtor to Celsius, $439 Million Owed to Crypto Lender

Ever since Celsius paused withdrawals on June 12, the company has been the focus of attention due to the lender’s financial hardships. A month later, Celsius filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. by leveraging the Chapter 11 process. Two days after the bankruptcy filing, a report disclosed that two people familiar with the matter allege that the private lending platform that owes Celsius $439 million is Equitiesfirst. FT Sources Allege Private Lending Platform That Owes Celsius $439M Is Equitiesfirst During the last few weeks, bankruptcies, liquidations, and insolvencies have been…

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