Tag: FTX

June 28, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FTX exploring acquisition of Robinhood Markets

Bankman-Fried recently bought a 7.6% stake in Robinhood through his company Emergent Fidelity Technologies. Robinhood Markets is controlled by its co-founders, Chief Executive Officer Vlad Tenev and Chief Creative Officer Baiju Bhatt, who hold more than 50% of the voting power. Robinhood Markets’s commission-free model disrupted the retail stock trading industry. The brokerage gained a…

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June 03, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FTX continues global expansion with launch of FTX Japan

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX and currently serving as Interim CEO of FTX Japan, said: The acquisition not only gives us a technological advantage, but also allows us to work directly with Japanese regulators in a transparent, constructive and positive manner. With the launch of FTX Japan, FTX will be able to provide the Japanese…

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Centroid Solution integrates with FTX
May 30, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Centroid Solution’s connectivity engine integrates with FTX

The firm also said that Centroid clients can establish connections to FTX from the Centroid Bridge engine and gain access to a wide variety of crypto trading products. Cristian Vlasceanu, CEO of Centroid Solutions, commented: The connectivity to FTX is one of many integrations and functionalities that we have been working on, as we look…

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FTX partners with Eventus
April 26, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FTX taps Eventus for global trade surveillance and risk monitoring

Eventus CEO Travis Schwab said: We’re incredibly honored that FTX.COM has placed its full confidence in our platform after experiencing first-hand its power and versatility for meeting compliance and regulatory goals. The exchange has made abundantly clear the importance of a fulsome trade surveillance program to its overall mission, and we’re particularly pleased that FTX…

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FTX opens Australia business unit
March 21, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Crypto exchange FTX launches operations in Australia

Australia a is a significant growing market for FTX.  The company highlighted that the launch of FTX Australia shows the its long-term commitment to the local market and represents the natural next step in the FTX's global expansion. Last week, FTX  announced obtaining a license to establish and operate its Virtual Asset Exchange and Clearing…

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FTX Dubai
March 15, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FTX Europe obtains license to operate Virtual Asset Exchange in Dubai

FTX CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, commented: FTX is proud to be the first licensee under Dubai's prudential supervision regime. It's an honor to be one of the first approved applicants in such a specialised category and we are excited to be able to introduce complex crypto-derivatives products with centralised counterparty clearing to institutional markets. FTX receiving…

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March 07, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Crypto exchange FTX secures CySEC approval to operate in Europe

Currently headquartered in Switzerland, FTX Europe has an additional regional headquarter in Cyprus. The company noted that it will devote “significant resources” in developing strong relationship with the regulatory authorities. Patrick Gruhn, Head of FTX Europe, concluded: We're excited to bring FTX's innovative offerings to the European markets and that CySEC officially approved our domain.…

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FTX acquires Liquid
February 02, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FTX acquires fintech firm Liquid

Quoine integration Following Liquid’s acquisition by the FTX, Quoine will integrate FTX's products and services into its own offering, according to the official announcement. FTX's existing Japanese customers will be migrated to Quoine's platform. FTX has also agreed to provide Liquid’s existing Japanese users with services in compliance with Japanese laws. From 30 March 2022…

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