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FTX asks bankruptcy judge to stop BlockFi from claiming Robinhood shares

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  • December 23, 2022
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The 56 million Robinhood Markets shares in question are as of now worth around $450 million.

Troubled crypto trade FTX requested the help of a US chapter 11 appointed authority to forestall crypto loaning firm BlockFi from guaranteeing around $450 million worth of Robinhood shares bought by its previous President Sam Bankman-Broiled.

On Nov. 28, BlockFi documented a claim requesting New Devotion Innovations, Bankman-Seared’s holding organization, to turn more than 56 million Robinhood Markets shares. The stocks were supposedly set up as guarantee for BlockFi’s credits to crypto exchanging firm Alameda Exploration.

Both FTX and Alameda petitioned for financial protection prior to settling the BlockFi credits. Be that as it may, FTX contended through a documenting in a U.S. chapter 11 court that the law shields the organization from obligation gathering endeavors.

FTX said that the offers are possessed by Alameda Exploration and demanded that the beset FTX organizations ought to keep the offers while examinations on different cases to the proprietorship are continuous. Aside from BlockFi, Bankman-Broiled and FTX lender Yonathan Ben Shimon are making a case for the offers.

Assuming the court chooses to excuse the solicitation to keep the offers, FTX likewise proposed an elective methodology which is to “expand the programmed stay” of the resources. This will “guarantee that all leasers — including BlockFi and the others — can partake in a methodical cases process,” as per FTX.

In the wake of guaranteeing to just have $100,000 left in his bank, Bankman-Broiled was as of late allowed discharge, following the severe bail conditions worth $250 million. The bond was gotten by the previous FTX President’s folks by utilizing the value of their home situated in California.

The crypto local area was perplexed by how Bankman-Seared had the option to meet the apparently outlandish prerequisite in the wake of implying that he had relatively little cash left. Some even blamed the previous FTX Chief for utilizing taken client assets to keep himself out of prison. Others question the reasonableness of Bankman-Seared having the option to spend special times of year in an extravagance home.

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