Poloniex Agrees to $10M Settlement With SEC for Operating Unregistered Exchange

The exchange violated securities law, according to the SEC.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 August 2021

Circle Lost $156M on Poloniex Acquisition, SPAC Documents Reveal

The soon-to-be public company is still dealing with Poloniex’s legal woes despite cutting ties in 2019, with securities and sanctions fines to be paid.

News  ·  8 July 2021
Ontario Securities Commission

Ontario Regulatory Agency Alleges Poloniex Violated Securities Law

The Ontario Securities Commission says the Seychelle Islands-based trading platform did not register as an exchange.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 May 2021

UK Crypto Exchange EXMO Says $4M of Hacked Funds Was Through Poloniex

EXMO has confirmed an estimated $4 million of cryptocurrency was stolen through the exchange Poloniex during a hack on Dec. 21.

News  ·  25 December 2020

Bittrex and Poloniex Move for Summary Judgment in Market Manipulation Case

Bittrex and Poloniex were added to the class-action lawsuit as defendants in June.

Markets  ·  7 August 2020

Bittrex, Poloniex Added to Lawsuit Claiming Tether Manipulated Bitcoin Market

An amended lawsuit alleging Tether and Bitfinex manipulated the bitcoin market is now claiming Poloniex and Bittrex were also involved.

News  ·  4 June 2020

Poloniex’s New Tron-Powered IEO Platform Moves Exchange Closer to Justin Sun’s Orbit

The new platform uses Tron's TRX token for purchases and its first project is within the Tron fold.

Markets  ·  6 April 2020

Poloniex Crypto Exchange Forced to Roll Back Trades After Update Error

The cryptocurrency exchange – recently acquired by an investment group including Tron – now says its systems are back to normal.

Markets  ·  12 February 2020

Poloniex Drops KYC for Withdrawals Below $10,000 Following US Exit

The new KYC requirements come a week after Poloniex completed its U.S. exit.

News  ·  23 December 2019

Circle to Spin Out Poloniex Less Than 2 Years After $400 Million Takeover

Less than two years after paying $400 million to acquire Poloniex, Circle is spinning out the crypto exchange to an Asian investor group.

Markets  ·  18 October 2019

Investors Who Lost Big in Poloniex Flash Crash Receive Bitcoin Refunds

Poloniex allowed margin trading on the coin until a flash crash wiped out 1,800 bitcoins worth $13.5 million at the time

Markets  ·  13 August 2019

Circle Moves Exchange Operations Offshore With New Bermuda Office

Circle is moving the majority of its Poloniex exchange operations offshore, citing a "lack of regulatory frameworks" in the U.S.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 July 2019

Tether Accidentally Minted $5 Billion of Its Stablecoins, Then Deleted Them

Stablecoin issuer Tether accidentally created $5 billion-worth of its USDT stablecoin at the weekend, before promptly destroying them again.

Markets  ·  16 July 2019

CloudFlare Outage Takes Down Coinbase, CoinMarketCap and Other Top Crypto Websites

The outage hit multiple major exchanges and information sites.

Markets  ·  2 July 2019

Crypto Startup Circle Cuts 30 Employees Citing Market, Regulatory Conditions

Circle is laying off roughly 30 people, CoinDesk has learned.

Markets  ·  21 May 2019