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CFTC v. BitMEX et al: Complaint

Complaint for alleged unregistered activity by a self-described "world's largest cryptocurrency derivatives platform in the world with billions of dollars' worth of trading each day" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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Cryptocurrencies;Litigation;Regulatory;Securities & Investment



HDR Global Trading Limited;100x Holdings Limited;ABS Global Trading Limited;Shine Effort Inc. Limited;HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited;Arthur Hayes;Ben Peter Delo;Samuel Reed


Court Name - US Federal:

New York - Southern District Court


Unlicensed Activity



Commodity Futures Trading Commission



October 01, 2020


Case Number:

Xx Xx Xx

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