BitMEX, Deribit Tap Shyft Network for FATF ‘Travel Rule’ Solution

Shyft’s Veriscope product now boasts some 35 crypto service providers including Binance, Bitfinex, Tether and Huobi.

Business  ·  17 August 2021

BitMEX Announces $100M CFTC, FinCEN Settlement

BitMEX will pay a $100 million penalty to resolve the charges, the firm announced in a blog post.

News  ·  10 August 2021

BitMEX CEO Maps Out Future ‘Living by the Rules’

Alexander Hoeptner says "discussions need to be had" with regulators.

Markets  ·  7 July 2021

BitMEX Hires Former JPMorgan Executive Director as Head of Custody

BitMEX said the appointment forms part of the firm's "beyond derivatives" strategy.

News  ·  17 June 2021

BitMEX Suit Plaintiffs Claim to Present New ‘Smoking Gun’ Evidence

The plaintiffs have requested the stay on discovery currently in place be lifted.

News  ·  9 June 2021

BitMEX Parent Receives ISO Security Certification for Customer Data Management

Certification involves examining possible threats and vulnerabilities within an organization's IT systems.

News  ·  7 June 2021

Bitcoin Is Heading to the Moon and for Once It’s Meant Literally, Courtesy of BitMEX

BitMEX has announced plans to deposit a physical wallet containing a single bitcoin on the moon's surface.

News  ·  5 June 2021

BitMEX, Human Rights Foundation Award Bitcoin Developer Grants Worth $150K

South Korea-based Calvin Kim works primarily on the bitcoin scaling project Utreexo.

Tech  ·  31 May 2021

Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral

The firm said it would pay a small percentage of fees to start offsetting carbon emissions.

Markets  ·  21 May 2021

Former BitMEX Executives to Face Trial in March 2022

Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo, and Samuel Reed face up to five years in prison per charge if convicted.

News  ·  13 May 2021

Crypto Derivatives Boom Leaves Small Traders Vulnerable to Liquidation: Carnegie Mellon

Sophisticated actors are taking from amateur investors in bitcoin derivatives trading, according to Carnegie Mellon researchers using data from BitMEX.

Markets  ·  5 May 2021

BitMEX Launches Program to Reward Partners, Drive Platform Traffic

The program is an attempt to spur new user growth and reinvent the platform's image.

News  ·  28 April 2021

BitMEX to Offer Custody, Spot Trading to Expand Beyond Crypto Derivatives

Derivatives are to remain at "the heart" of BitMEX's business, however.

News  ·  22 April 2021

Former BitMEX CEO Hayes Surrenders to Face US Charges: Report

After appearing before a judge, Arthur Hayes was released on $10 million bond pending court proceedings in New York, Bloomberg reported.

News  ·  6 April 2021

BitMEX Co-Founder Arthur Hayes Offers to Surrender to US Authorities in Hawaii

Under a proposal, Hayes would be allowed release on a $10 million bond secured by $1 million in cash.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 March 2021