Parent of Troubled BitMEX Names a Former Stock Exchange Chief Its New CEO
Hoptner comes from Borse Stuttgart GmbH and Euwax AG, where he has been CEO since 2018.
Hayes would be allowed to continue living in Singapore under the agreement his counsel is currently negotiating with federal prosecutors.
Compliance chief Malcolm Wright led the development of BitMEX’s data storage principles for crypto exchanges.
Stephan Lutz will bring to the firm nearly a decade of experience as partner at auditing and consultancy giant PwC when he joins in May.
After getting in hot water with U.S. regulators last year, the exchange has rolled out mandatory verification for all users.
When it comes to island-hopping crypto exchanges with relaxed know-your-customer rules, BitMEX could be just the tip of the iceberg.
On Friday morning, as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges of security for even the largest exchanges.