Former FTX Exec Ryan Salame Asks for 18 Months in Prison

In filings, his attorneys argue that Salame’s role at the shuttered companies was less central to the fraud and more operational. They also cite cooperation with authorities, genuine remorse, efforts to address his substance abuse issues, and the significant personal and financial losses he has already suffered as a result of the exchange’s collapse. Source

FTX Bankruptcy: Fallen Exchange To Amass up to $5,100,000,000 More Than What Users Lost at Time of Collapse

The bankrupt crypto exchange FTX now has holdings worth billions of dollars more than the legally approved claims made by its creditors. A recently filed disclosure statement indicates that FTX’s bankruptcy estate estimates it will hold net distributable proceeds between $14.5 billion and $16.3 billion on September 30th, the projected start date for the exchange’s reorganization plan. FTX only owes creditors approximately $11.2 billion, putting the bankrupt exchange’s creditors in a position to recover between 118% and 142% of their claim values, according to the disclosure statement. However, FTX’s creditors’…

Most FTX Creditors to Receive Over 100% Repayment, Court Document Shows

FTX is poised to repay nearly all its account holders fully, according to a reorganization plan presented in court. The bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange has raised about $15 billion mainly by selling investments from itself and its affiliate, Alameda Research. This fund will ensure payments of 118 cents on the dollar for 98% of creditors with […] Source BitcoincryptoexchangeExchanges CryptoX Portal

Regulating CEXs won’t stop bad actors: lessons from the FTX trial

Disclosure: The views and opinions expressed here belong solely to the author and do not represent the views and opinions of crypto.news’ editorial. The fallout from the FTX collapse and the accompanying media circus left unexpected and wide-reaching disruption. Still, the truth is that it expedited the realization that centralized exchanges (CEXs) are broken. How we pick up the pieces will have a long-lasting impact on our industry. It is not the role of regulators to prevent another FTX collapse.  Without meaningful change, this new money system will continue to…

Pantera Capital Wins Bid To Purchase a Stash of Discounted Solana From Bankrupt Crypto Exchange FTX: Report

Crypto asset manager Pantera Capital has reportedly won a bid to purchase discounted Solana (SOL) from bankrupt crypto exchange platform FTX. According to a new report by Bloomberg, an anonymous person familiar with the matter says that Pantera won a bid to purchase a discounted stash of the Ethereum (ETH) rival. Though the details of the deal haven’t been made public yet, the person says that 2,000 SOL tokens were sold this week. Earlier in April, FTX sold about 66% of its $2.6 billion trove of SOL at a discounted…