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Bitfinex

Bitfinex is a digital currency exchange based in Hong Kong.

Bitfinex is a digital currency exchange based in Hong Kong. It was founded by Raphael Nicolle. It is the largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the world. Bitfinex features exchange, margin trading, margin funding market, ordered types, customizable interface, and API platform.

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U.S. regulators send subpoena to Bitfinex, Tether

The U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission reportedly sent subpoenas to Bitfinex as well as Tether. The companies responded with an emailed statement, “We routinely receive legal process from law enforcement agents and regulators conducting investigations. It is our policy not to comment on any such requests.”

Bitfinex announces a hack of their platform resulting in ~120,000 stolen bitcoin.

Bitcoin worth approximately $72M was stolen from the exchange platform, making it the largest cryptocurrency theft since the Mt. Gox hack.

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Chris Ellis

Giancarlo Devasini

JL van der Velde

Matthew Tremblay

Paolo Ardoino

Philip Potter

Raphael Nicolle

Stuart Hoegner

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Bitfinex Team

Ethfinex Liquidity Token:Creating the worlds most liquid exchange for digital assets.Built for the Ethereum community, using Ethereum.

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