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Bankrupt Lender Celsius CEO Owes Creditors Transparency, Crypto Lawyer Says

If Alex Mashinsky was “being transparent,” there would be “no need to pull in an independent examiner,” said Sasha Hodder, founder of Hodder Law Firm, on CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover.”

Legal Expert: Not Enough Money to Go Around Celsius

As a new cashflow statement comes to light in Celsius Network’s third bankruptcy hearing, Hodder Law Firm Managing Partner Sasha Hodder says the crypto lender just does not have “enough assets to go around.” She adds that this will be particularly damaging for its Earn program customers. Plus, is Celsius still on track to run out of money by October?

​BlockFi Most Likely to Pay SEC First, Crypto Lawyer Says

The Securities and Exchange Commission will most likely to be the first to get paid in the lineup of creditors crypto exchange BlockFi owes money to, Sasha Hodder, founder of Hodder Law, a firm that specializes in crypto law, said Tuesday.

FTX Held Roughly $1.4B in Cash at End of 2022

Bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX had around $1.4 billion in cash as of the end of 2022, according to an interim financial update filed on Wednesday. Hodder Law Firm Founder and Managing Partner Sasha Hodder discusses the latest update from FTX’s bankruptcy and the implications for creditors.

Legal Expert Weighs in on Gemini’s Lawsuit Against DCG

Crypto firm Gemini sued Digital Currency Group last week, alleging the industry conglomerate and its founder Barry Silbert committed “fraud” through DCG subsidiary Genesis, which held funds for Gemini tied to the latter company’s Earn program. Hodder Law Firm Managing Partner Sasha Hodder discusses the key takeaways. Plus, what to make of Twitter threatening to sue Facebook parent company Meta over the Threads app. CoinDesk and Genesis are both owned by DCG.

Prosecutors Likely to Portray Ex-Alameda CEO Caroline Ellison as a ‘Sympathetic Witness’: Lawyer

Former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison, the prosecution’s star witness, is set to take the stand today in FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s criminal trial. Hodder Law Firm founder Sasha Hodder discusses what to expect from Ellison’s testimony and her reaction to Bankman-Fried’s defense’s strategy so far.

Legal Expert Weighs in on Gemini’s Lawsuit Against DCSam Bankman-Fried Taking the Stand Was a ‘Huge Mistake,’ Lawyer Says

Sam Bankman-Fried is set to face a cross-examination by federal prosecutors Monday, after doubling down on the narrative that FTX failed due to mistakes. Hodder Law Firm founder Sasha Hodder discusses her take on the latest legal proceedings around the FTX founder’s criminal trial and the implications for the U.S. regulatory landscape.

Our response to FinCEN on proposed rules for bitcoin mixing

On October 23, 2023 we asked our attorney, Rafael Yakobi of The Crypto Lawyers to assemble an expert legal team to respond to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and FinCEN’s proposed rules that would seriously harm your privacy by effectively outlawing bitcoin mixing as well as conflating basic best practices such as not reusing addresses as a suspicious action requiring enhanced reporting.