Sebastian Sinclair

Sebastian Sinclair

Sebastian Sinclair is a senior news reporter for Blockworks operating in South East Asia. He has experience covering the crypto market as well as certain developments affecting the industry including regulation, business and M&As. He currently holds no cryptocurrencies. Contact Sebastian via email at [email protected]

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The crypto ecosystem has only gotten more chaotic in the 18 months since Gary Gensler assumed control of the SEC

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Singapore regulators say FTX never directly solicited local crypto investors, but the exchange was widely popular in the city-state

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Three Senators reckon crypto is full of “charismatic wunderkinds and opportunistic fraudsters,” urging Fidelity to avoid bitcoin in 401(k)s

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FTX Digital Markets, headquartered in the Bahamas, is one of more than 100 bankrupt entities affiliated with disgraced mogul Bankman-Fried

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The Australian Securities Exchange spent around $170 million in hopes of replacing its aging settlement layer with a blockchain

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The demise of FTX leads BnkToTheFuture to pull out of SALT deal

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Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried allegedly built a backdoor to siphon customer funds to crypto trading unit Alameda Research

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A rundown of major FTX events since Binance pulled out of its proposed buyout deal, leading to Bankman-Fried’s exchange going bankrupt

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Analysts believe crypto, led by bitcoin and ether, could be headed for further sell-offs as the market reels from the FTX debacle

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The Ontario Teachers Pension Fund backed crypto exchange FTX to invest in digital asset infrastructure, rather than any one particular token

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FTX’s Bahamas-based subsidiary is now facing a local regulator’s inquiry into accusations of impropriety when it comes to its safeguarding of customer funds

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The recent crypto crash has Sequoia and Multicoin Capital explaining their exposure to embattled exchange FTX

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Binance offering to buy FTX has sent crypto stocks tumbling, with service providers and bitcoin miners taking the brunt of the selloff

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Canada is opening consultations with crypto industry stakeholders as part of a formal legislative review of the financial sector

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Embattled Iris Energy appears confident that its $103 million debt has been contained within special purpose vehicles

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Ethereum scaling solution Arbitrum has seen surging activity since deploying a network upgrade in August. Is an airdrop close?

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Nikolai Mushegian was known among Ethereum circles as a genius visionary who inspired much of the early workings on smart contract security

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Local securities regulators will conduct a public consultation on restoring crypto access for retail investors

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Positive price action has struck Decentraland and The Sandbox metaverse platforms, which are both enjoying increased user activity

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A scammer has faked Reddit NFTs which were later posted to an official collections webpage on OpenSea

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Despite having had several firms conduct security audits of its smart contract code, Team Finance has been exploited for millions

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The Australian governmen’s latest annual budget doesn’t give any leeway to crypto, a disheartening move for the local industry

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The central bank of Singapore is ready to receive commentary on its proposed crypto measures, which include strict rules on stablecoins

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A KPMG survey of 30 family offices and wealthy individuals found the majority have already invested in crypto in one way or another