Crypto Exchange Bittrex Enters Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection Following SEC Lawsuit

Bittrex Inc., the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware after being sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to register with the regulator. The exchange reportedly has over 100,000 creditors and liabilities ranging from $500 million to $1 mil millones.


Bittrex Bankruptcy Filing Reveals Over 100,000 Creditors and $1 Billion in Liabilities

Bittrex Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware on Monday, while its parent company Bittrex Global will continue to operate outside the United States. This development comes after the exchange Anunciado its decision to sunset U.S. operations in early April. By mid-month, los Estados Unidos. Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (SEGUNDO) sent the company a Wells notice.

En abril 17, 2023, the SEC took action against the exchange by charging it for operating an unregistered exchange, clearing agency, and broker. The lawsuit also classified OMG, ALGUNA COSA, y DASH as “unregistered securities.” Recently, Randall Reese from Chapter 11 Dockets revealed that the crypto platform has 100,000 creditors. To keep them informed, the company has enlisted the help of Omni Agent Solutions to provide regular email and website updates.

​​The Bittrex Chapter 11 filing reveals assets and liabilities ranging from $500 million to $1 mil millones. Además, Bittrex Global’s two other subsidiaries, Bittrex Malta Holdings Ltd. and Bittrex Malta Ltd., have also filed for bankruptcy protection. A NOSOTROS. customers who used the crypto exchange were instructed to withdraw their funds by the end of April. Corrientemente, it remains unclear who the company’s largest creditors are and how long the case will last. In response to the situation, Bittrex Inc., based in Seattle, released a statement a 6:30 pm. (hora del Este).

“Having previously announced that Bittrex, Inc. would be ceasing all operations in the U.S. effective April 30th, we have now made the decision to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court in Delaware,” Bittrex disclosed. “This announcement does not impact Bittrex Global, which will continue operations as normal for its customers outside the U.S. For those customers who did not withdraw their funds from the platform prior to the end of April, your funds remain safe and secure, and our main priority is to ensure that our customers are made whole.”

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Jamie Redman es el líder de noticias en News y un periodista de tecnología financiera que vive en Florida.. Redman ha sido un miembro activo de la comunidad de criptomonedas desde 2011. Él tiene una pasión por Bitcoin., código fuente abierto, y aplicaciones descentralizadas. Desde septiembre 2015, Redman ha escrito más de 7,000 artículos para Noticias sobre los protocolos disruptivos que surgen hoy.

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