In its bankruptcy filings, beleaguered crypto exchange FTX announced that its new leadership is in touch with regulators. The company expects to have more than one million individual creditors.
FTX’s new leadership is in touch with regulators
In a late Monday announcement, the collapsed crypto exchange FTX announced it had a “severe liquidity crisis” as it filed for bankruptcy in a U.S. bankruptcy court.
The company announced that it had appointed five new independent directors at each of its main companies, including its sibling trading firm Alameda Research, as Sam Bankman-Fried and others stepped down.
The collapsed-crypto exchange also notes that its new leadership was in contact with financial regulators. Veteran insolvency overseer John J. Ray III, the new CEO, will work with legal, cybersecurity and forensic advisers on FTX’s bankruptcy.
FTX has over one million individual creditors
The bankruptcy filing also reveals that FTX had filed over 100 dockets (a brief written summary of a document), including Alameda Research, West Realm Shires, and Clifton Bay Investments.
In all, the beleaguered exchange is said to have over one million individual creditors. The filing requests that the 100 dockets be treated under the same case, rather than treat each as its own individual case.
On the Flipside
- Regulators, including the DOJ, have opened investigations into the collapse of FTX, with lawmakers calling for clearer rules on how the industry operates.
Why You Should Care
The bankruptcy filing will provide insight into how FTX’s complex array of assets and businesses was managed. The court looks to restructure the company’s debts.
FTX’s bankruptcy filing is covered in:
FTX Group Files for Bankruptcy, Sam Bankman-Fried Resigns as CEO
The effect of FTX collapse on investors is covered below:
Institutional Investors Forgo Digital Assets Following FTX Crash