Block.one

Block.one: Directors

Director Details for Block.one, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on June 15th, 2021.

Chase Williams et al v. Block.one et al: Motion to Approve $27.5M Settlement

Motion to Approve $27.5 Million Class Action Settlement regarding the alleged sale of cryptocurrency tokens that were not registered with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Chase Williams, William Zhang, Crypto Assets Opportunity Fund LLC, and Johnny Hong v. Block.one, of the Cayman Islands; Brendan Blumer, Daniel Larimer, Ian Grigg, and Brock Pierce at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Cayman Islands General Registry showed that the directors of Block.one are Andrew Christopher Bliss, Brendan Francis Blumer, and Kokuei Yuan.

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

Amended Class Action Complaint "on behalf of all investors who purchased securities issued by Block.one called 'EOS Tokens' in or traceable to the initial coin offering" in Chase Williams and William Zhang v. Block.one, of the Cayman Islands; Brendan Blumer, described as a resident of Hong Kong; and Daniel Larimer, described as a resident of Virginia, and Crypto Assets Opportunity Fund LLC, of Illinois, and Johnny Hong v. Block.one, Brendan Blumer, Daniel Larimer, Ian Grigg, described as a resident of Hong Kong, and Brock Pierce, described as a resident of Puerto Rico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Crypto Assets Opportunity Fund LLC et al v. Block.one et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud involving cryptocurrencies in Crypto Assets Opportunity Fund LLC, of Illinois, and Johnny Hong, of Solvang, California v. Block.one, described as a Cayman Islands firm with offices in New York, California, and Hong Kong; Brendan Blumer, Daniel Larimer, Ian Grigg, and Brock Pierce 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.

Block.one: $24M Fine

Order Instituting Administrative Proceedings, Making Findings and Imposing a $24 million penalty for conducting an unregistered Initial Coin Offering "worth several billion dollars" against Block.one, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled "technology company" with "offices in Hong Kong and Blacksburg, Virginia", before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Editor's Note: On its website at www.block.one, Block.one's "Executive Team" is identified as Brendan Blumer, Daniel Larimer, Andrew Bliss, Steve Ellis, Alex Erasmus, Abby Blumer, James Mendes, Eddie Schwartz, Michael Alexander, Kokuei (Guo) Yuan, and Rob Jesudason. News reports have stated that Block.one's ICO raised $4 billion.