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Bitfinex Doesn’t Have to Compile Documents During Appeal, Judge Says

A New York judge has rejected a New York Attorney General’s office request to have Bitfinex and Tether collect all documents pertaining to an alleged $850 million cover-up and $900 million line of credit. The NYAG’s office asked New York Supreme Court Justice Joel Cohen to order Bitfinex, Tether, and a number of other affiliated …

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Tether Plans to Mint Digital Yuan and Commodity Coins, Says Bitfinex Shareholder

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Tether Holdings, the firm that issues tether (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/USDT” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>USDT</a>), has plans to launch an offshore Chinese yuan stablecoin called CNHT. Tether’s digital dollar presence within the crypto economy has been massive in recent months, seeing significant demand from China. Bitfinex shareholder Zhao Dong has explained in a recent …

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$500K, 60 Lawyers: Filing Reveals Costs of Bitfinex’s Fight With NY Regulators

Bitfinex and Tether have spent half a million dollars just on finding documents for the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office, a new letter by its lawyers says. In the letter filed with the New York Supreme Court Tuesday, attorneys Jason Weinstein and Charles Michael of Steptoe and Johnson LLP, and David Miller and Zoe …

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Bitfinex: ‘New York Customers’ Cited by NYAG Are Foreign Entities

Arguments that Bitfinex and Tether served New York residents through 2018 are misleading, new legal filings by the companies claim. A new affirmation by Bitfinex and Tether general counsel Stuart Hoegner says a previous filing by the New York Attorney General’s office claiming that New York residents used the companies’ platforms for far longer than previously …

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NYAG: Bitfinex, Tether Served New York Residents Longer Than They Claim

The New York Attorney General’s Office (NYAG) has submitted a series of new evidence in its aim to prove the crypto exchange Bitfinex and Tether had served New York customers longer than it claimed. As part of the NYAG’s ongoing investigation into Bitfinex and Tether, the NYAG filed a Memorandum of Law in Opposition, a …

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Tether Ordered to Freeze Transfers to Bitfinex by New York Supreme Court

A New York judge ordered crypto exchange Bitfinex and its affiliated stablecoin issuer Tether to turn over documentation about a loan and a line of credit Tether provided to Bitfinex. Judge Joel Cohen, of the state’s Supreme Court, echoed comments from a preliminary hearing held last week in New York City in an opinion published …

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Bitfinex and Tether Ask Court to Loosen NYAG’s Restrictions

Tether has asked a judge for more leeway to use its cash amid the New York Attorney General’s investigation of the stablecoin issuer and affiliated crypto exchange Bitfinex. According to new court documents filed Monday, the attorneys for each side failed to come to a consensus on what, precisely, Tether should be allowed to do with …

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New York Prosecutors Demand Transparency From Bitfinex and Tether

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The crypto community has been laser focused on the current dilemma between Bitfinex exchange and New York prosecutors over the alleged loss of $850 million of co-mingled customer and corporate funds. After the craziness last week, the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office has now demanded that Bitfinex must show transparency by …

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Bitfinex: NYAG’s Order Is Hurting Our Customers and the Crypto Market

Bitfinex’s customers might suffer if it can’t access a line of credit from stablecoin issuer Tether, the exchange’s attorneys argued Sunday. In a new filing, attorneys Jason Weinstein and Charles Michael of Steptoe and Johnson, and David Miller and Zoe Phillips of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, outlined a number of arguments for why a preliminary …

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NYAG: Bitfinex Should Be Made to Disclose Tether Deal Documents

New York prosecutors have struck back at cryptocurrency exchange provider Bitfinex, telling a local court that they believe the company should be made to turn over documents outlining a nearly $900 million line of credit offered by stablecoin issuer Tether. The New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) first sued Bitfinex and Tether for all documents pertaining …

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