Kyle Roche

New York AG v. Bitfinex et al: Settlement Agreement

Settlement Agreement between the New York State Attorney General and seven cryptocurrency firms, namely iFinex Inc., the operator of a cryptocurrency exchange known as Bitfinex; BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether Holdings Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether International Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands, and Tether Limited, of Hong Kong. A copy of the agreement was attached to a letter filed by class action plaintiffs in a separate but related civil action alleging fraud.

Joel Deutsch v. Status Research & Development GmbH et al: Alternative Service Motion

Notice of Motion for Leave for Alternative Service alleging that the individual defendants "have leveraged their online-only operations to avoid public tracing and, by extension, service" and are attempting to "skirt liability by vanishing into the fog of internet obscurity" in Joel Deutsch v. Status Research & Development GmbH, of Switzerland; Jarrad Hope, and Carl Bennetts at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Matthew Script et al v. iFinex Inc. et al: Amended Class Action Complaint

Consolidated Class Action Amended Complaint alleging "a sophisticated scheme to fraudulently inflate the price of cryptocurrencies ..., causing the price of these cryptocommodities to spike far above their legitimate value in the largest bubble in human history, and ultimately resulting in billions of dollars of damage to innocent cryptocommodity purchasers" in Matthew Script, Benjamin Leibowitz, Jason Leibowitz, Aaron Leibowitz, and Pinchas Goldshtein v. iFinex Inc., a.k.a. Bitfinex; BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether Holdings Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether International Limited, DigFinex Inc., all of the British Virgin Islands; Tether Limited, of Hong Kong; Philip G. Potter, of New York; Giancarlo Devasini, described as a citizen of Italy; Ludovicus Jan van der Velde, described as a citizen of the Netherlands; Reginald Fowler, of Arizona; Crypto Capital Corp., of Panama; Bittrex, Inc., described as a Delaware company based in Seattle, Washington, and Poloniex, LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Boston, Massachusetts, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Brett Messieh et al v. BitMEX et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud involving "one of the largest crypto-asset exchanges in the world, with a daily trading volume that regularly surpassed $3 billion in January 2020" in Brett Messieh, of Florida, and Drew Lee, of New York v. HDR Global Trading Limited, d.b.a. BitMEX, of the Seychelles; ABS Global Trading Limited, described as a Delaware corporation based in Hong Kong; Arthur Hayes, Ben Delo, and Samuel Reed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chase Williams et al v. HDR Global Trading Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging market manipulation and the sale of unregistered securities involving BitMEX, described as "one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world" that "acts like a casino with loaded dice", in Chase Williams and William Zhang v. HDR Global Trading Limited, described as "the owner of the trading platform called BitMEX, of the Seychelles; ABS Global Trading Limited, described as a Delaware company based in Hong Kong; Arthur Hayes, Ben Delo, and Samuel Reed, all described as residents of Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chase Williams v. KuCoin et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving a Singapore cryptocurrency exchange known as KuCoin in Chase Williams v. KuCoin, described as a Seychelles company that was based in Hong Kong before moving to Singapore; Michael Gan, Johnny Lyu, and Eric Don, all described as residents of Singapore, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alexander Clifford et al v. TRON Foundation et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities in the form of digital tokens knowns as TRX in Alexander Clifford and Chase Williams v. TRON Foundation, described as a Singapore-domiciled "blockchain-focused software development company ... with offices in California, Singapore, and Beijing"; Justin Sun, and Zhiqiang (Lucien) Chen, described as residents of San Francisco, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chase Williams v. Quantstamp Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens known as QSP in Chase Williams v. Quantstamp Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled "blockchain-focused software development company ... with offices in San Francisco, Toronto, Taipei, and Tokyo"; Richard Ma, described as a resident of San Francisco, California, and Steven Stewart, described as a resident of Toronto, Canada, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alexander Clifford v. Bibox Group Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving an online exchange known as Bibox in Alexander Clifford v. Bibox Group Holdings Ltd., described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled company based in New York; Bibox Technology Ltd., domiciled in Estonia; Bibox Technology Oü, domiciled in Estonia; Wanlin 'Aries' Wang, of Long Island, NY; Ji 'Kevin' Ma, of China, and Jeffrey Lei, of Singapore, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alexander Clifford v. KayDex Pte Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens in Alexander Clifford v. KayDex Pte Ltd., a.k.a. Kyber Network, of Singapore; Loi Luu, of Singapore; Victor Tran, of Vietnam, and Yaron Velner, of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chase Williams et al v. Block.one et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens known as EOS in Chase Williams and William Zhang v. Block.one, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled "blockchain-focused software development company" with operations in New York, California, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Hong Kong; Brendan Blumer, described as "an American entrepreneur and investor" residing in Hong Kong, and Dan Larimer, described as "a software programmer and cryptocurrency entrepreneur" residing in Christiansburg, Virginia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

William Zhang v. BProtocol Foundation et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens known as Bancor Network Tokens in William Zhang v. BProtocol Foundation, described as a Switzerland-domiciled "blockchain-focused software development company"; Eyal Hertzog, Yehuda Levi, Guy Benartzi, and Galia Benartzi, described as residents of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

William Zhang v. Civic Technologies Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens known as CVC in William Zhang v. Civic Technologies Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled "blockchain-focused software development company ... with offices in California and Cape Town, South Africa"; Vinny Lingham, and Jonathan Smith, both residents of San Francisco, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Eric Lee et al v. Binance et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens known as EOS, BNT, SNT, QSP, KNC, TRX, FUN, ICX, OMG, LEND, ELF, and CVC in Eric Lee and Chase Williams v. Binance, described as the Malta-domiciled "largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, with a market capitalization of $1.3 billion"; Changpeng Zhao, described as a resident of Taiwan; Yi He, described as a resident of Malta, and Roger Wang, described as a resident of Malta, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.