New York Crypto News
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NYDFS advises crypto account segregation
The New York regulator says that corporate and customer assets should be separated.
SEC crypto enforcement actions up 50% in 2022 – nearly half against ICOs
Out of 127 enforcements actions launched since 2013, 73% alleged unregistered securities offering, 59% alleged fraud and 44% alleged both.
Former Celsius CEO sued for allegedly defrauding customers
The New York attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Celsius Network's former CEO Alex Mashinsky for allegedly defrauding investors.
Binance-Voyager deal gets initial court approval despite SEC objections
The SEC, CFIUS and New Jersey regulators will be allowed to raise objections to the final approval of the deal in the future.
SBF inner circle continues disintegrating as Nishad Singh becomes latest to seek plea deal
Singh was being probed by prosecutors, the SEC and CFTC. He is the third of SBF's inner circle looking for a deal after Wang and Ellison.
Metropolitan Bank to abandon crypto asset related vertical
According to MCB, the industry's recent developments and changes in banks' regulatory environment were reasons for leaving the crypto asset vertical.
FTX ex-CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s criminal case assigned to Bill Clinton-appointed judge, Lewis Kaplan
The Bill Clinton-appointed judge, Lewis Kaplan, is known for his no-nonsense approach in the courtroom.
SBF criminal trial judge recused as husband’s firm advised FTX
Federal judge Ronnie Abrams recused herself because the law firm, where her husband is a partner, advised and represented FTX in 2021.
BNY Mellon receives New York approval for crypto custodial services
BNY Mellon clients would be able to store the keys to their assets with the bank.
New York court orders Tether to provide documents on USDT reserve
Tether must also provide information about its accounts at Bittrex, Bitfinex, and Poloniex.
New York museum plans to buy NFTs from art auction proceeds
Some of the art pieces likely to be sold include Pablo Picasso's "Guitar on a Table" and Francis Bacon's "Three Studies for a Portrait of Henrietta Moraes."
NYDFS slams Robinhood’s crypto unit with $30M fine
NYDFS said the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering compliance programs at Robinhood were “insufficiently staffed.”
New York urges crypto market crash victims to speak out
Attorney General James urged workers in the crypto industry who might have witnessed fraud or misconduct to file a whistleblower report with her office.
Solana spaces opens physical store in New York City
Vibhu Norby, Solana Spaces CEO, explained that the major aim of the physical store is to educate people about crypto and onboard new entrants.
Circle inks custody deal with New York Community Bancorp
This partnership will see New York Community Bank become a custodian of Circle’s USDC stablecoin.
NYC Mayor plans to ask Governor Hochul to veto crypto mining bill
Passing the crypto mining bill into law will cause New York residents significant economic damage, according to Mayor Adams.
Lawmaker behind NY crypto mining bill clarifies it is not a blanket PoW ban
New York Assembly Bill A7389C seeks to introduce a two-year moratorium on the issuance and renewal of PoW crypto mining companies that use fossil fuels.