Digital Assets Report

Compliance

Bankman-Fried to plead not guilty in FTX/Alameda fraud case

Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to plead not guilty to fraud charges relating to the collapse of digital assets exchange FTX and related cryptocurrency hedge fund Alameda Research at a court hearing on Tuesday, according to a report by Reuters. The

MFA suggests changes to SEC’s Treasury clearing protocol

The Managed Funds Association, the trade association for the global alternative asset management industry, has submitted a comment letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission suggesting several changes to a proposed Treasury clearing protocol.

LME

AQR turns to UK judge in LME battle

AQR Capital Management is among a group of hedge funds and other traders who have asked a British judge to force the London Metal Exchange to hand over phone transcripts and meeting notes about its decision to cancel nickel trades

FTX Alameda Research

Former FTX boss Bankman-Fried arrested in The Bahamas

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of failed crypto currency exchange FTX and trading firm Alameda Research, has been arrested in The Bahamas at the request of the US government, according to a statement by Attorney General of the Caribbean country.

Proposed Form PF changes harm ability to assess systematic risk, say MFA

Proposed changes to current Form PF requirements are “a fundamental rewrite of the form that undermines regulators’ ability to accurately identify and assess systemic risk”, according to the Managed Funds Association, the trade association for the global alternative asset management

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