Yuga Labs ‘inappropriately induced’ BAYC investors: Class action

A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges that Yuga Labs “inappropriately induced” the community to buy Bored Ape Yacht Club non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the project’s affiliated ApeCoin (APE) token. The proposed class-action driven by law firm Scott+Scott was published on July 21, claiming that Yuga Labs used celebrity promoters and endorsements to “inflate the price” of … Read more

Stablecoin projects need collaboration, not competition: Frax founder

Stablecoin projects need to take a more collaborative approach to grow each other’s liquidity and the ecosystem as a whole, says Sam Kazemian, the founder of Frax Finance. Speaking to Cointelegraph, Kazemian explained that as long as stablecoin “liquidity is growing proportionally with each other” through shared liquidity pools and collateral schemes, there won’t ever … Read more

Donald Trump Warns US Economy Is Facing ‘Much Bigger Problem Than Recession’ — ‘We’ll Have a Depression’ – Economics Bitcoin News

Former President Donald Trump has warned that the U.S. economy is facing “a much bigger problem than recession.” Noting that “We’ll have a depression,” he stressed: “We have to get this country going, or we’re going to have a serious problem.” Donald Trump on Economic Recession and Depression Former President Donald Trump warned Friday in … Read more

Voyager rejects Alameda buyout offer as it ‘harms customers’

Centralized crypto lender Voyager Digital Holdings has rejected an offer from FTX and its investment arm Alameda Ventures to buyout its digital assets on the grounds that the actions “are not value-maximizing” and potentially “harms customers.”  In a rejection letter filed in court on July 24 as part of its ongoing bankruptcy proceedings, Voyager’s lawyers … Read more

SEC Criticized for How It Regulates Crypto — Chair Gensler Says Most Crypto Tokens ‘Have Attributes of Securities’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been heavily criticized for its approach to regulating the crypto sector. The criticism followed the securities regulator’s action against a former Coinbase employee in an insider trading case, in which the SEC named nine crypto tokens listed on Coinbase as securities. SEC Slammed for Regulation by Enforcement … Read more

Stats Show Over 53,000 Wrapped Bitcoins Were Removed From Circulation in the Last 3 Months – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Three months ago, there were 441,546 wrapped or synthetic bitcoins on the Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain worth $17.45 billion using exchange rates on April 24, 2022. Since then, that number has dropped by 53,582 synthetic bitcoins and today the number of wrapped or bonded bitcoins is approximately 387,964 worth $8.81 billion in value. Number … Read more

Credit Cards Should Not Be Used for Crypto Transactions, Taiwan’s Financial Watchdog Says – Regulation Bitcoin News

The financial regulator of Taiwan has asked local banks not to allow the use of cards for payments in transactions involving cryptocurrencies, local media revealed. The authority says these assets are risky while associated cash flows are hard to monitor. Taiwanese Regulator Urges Banks Not to Allow Crypto-Related Payments With Bank Cards Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory … Read more