FTX News: As per the latest Bankruptcy ruling, FTX has been granted permission to sell all four key units including its derivatives arm and stock clearing firm Embed, along with FTX Japanese and European units. The court was hearing the bankruptcy proceeding on Thursday in the Delaware district.
Perella Wienberg, an investment bank has been allowed to start the sell-offs which have already attracted 117 interested customers for purchase, so far.
Following a hearing on Wednesday, Judge John Dorsey who is in charge of overseeing the wind-up of the exchange approved the measures in an order dated Thursday. Within three business days, sale notices will be released. Also, interest declarations for FTX Europe and Japan and Embed must be submitted between February 1 and January 18 respectively.
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By quickly selling off the more financially stable and straightforward to separate parts of the company, the estate, now under the direction of John Ray, intends to increase value for creditors.
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FTX filed for bankruptcy on 11 November 2022 in the U.S. Court. The founder and former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried has been slammed with different charges by the SEC for financial crimes like fraud, money laundering, and violating campaign laws. However, Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty whereas two members of his inner circle Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang have accepted their crime and are cooperating with the U.S. prosecutors.
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