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Media: Bitmex refused to absorb the bank Bankhaus von Der Heydt
BITMEX cryptoderivati exchange of BXM Operations AG and the German bank Bankhaus von Der Heydt (BVDH) agreed to cancel the transaction to absorb the latter. About this writes Finanz-Szene.
The purchase agreement was signed in January 2022. It was assumed that it would be completed after the Защитит ли новый approval of Bafin in the middle of the year.
“Both sides decided not to continue the planned absorption”, – the interlocutor told the publication.
The reason for the cancellation is not specified.
Sources did not exclude that the regulator gave an informal signal that it was not satisfied with the BXM Operations AG and the cryptoderivata exchange registered in the Seychelles, although there was no official deviation of the transaction. Bafin left these assumptions without comment.
Earlier, the co -founder of Bitmex Samuel Reid pleaded guilty to violation of the US Banking Secret Law. Other founders of the cryptoderivatis exchange Arthur Hayes and Benjamin business confessed to him. A meeting with the participation of the head of the business development of the platform by Greg Duyer will be held in October 2022.
Recall that in 2020 CFTC filed a lawsuit against BitMex and its owners. The regulator accused them of managing an unregistered trading platform and violation of the rules in terms of KYC/AML Procedure. Subsequently, Bitmex agreed to pay a fine of $ 100 million.
Additionally, the Ministry of Justice charged with violation of the US Law on Banking Secret Arthur Hayes, Ben Delu, Samuel Reed and Greg Duyer.
In December 2020, the chapter of 100x Group, the operator of Bitmex, was the ex-head of the Stuttgart stock exchange Alexander Heptner.
In April 2021, the top manager announced the rebranding of the platform in order to become one of the world’s largest regulated exchanges of cryptoderivativas.
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