In today's episode of Empire the Jason and Santi are back, diving into In this week's Empire Roundup, Jason and Santi welcome Blockworks' Senior Reporter, Casey Wagner, for an in-depth look into the unfolding Sam Bankman-Fried trial in the Southern District of New York. Casey shares firsthand observations, including compelling witness accounts from Caroline Ellison and Nishad Singh that implicate SBF. The trio delve into the prosecution's tactics, jury sentiment, and anticipates the defense's forthcoming arguments. Additionally, the episode explores the ripple effects of these developments on GBTC's prospects for Bitcoin ETF conversion, the future viability of Genesis and DCG amid NYAG lawsuit allegations, and the recent controversy surrounding Uniswap's fee structure changes.
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(00:00) SBF Trial Updates
(23:20) Timeline for SBF Sentencing
(29:24) Chronicle Ad
(30:40) Metamask Ad
(31:26) Gemini, Genesis, DCG Sued by New York AG
(50:00) Ramifications of Explosions in Crypto
(55:34) Uniswap Fee Switch
(01:04:33) Pudgy Penguins LIVE Unboxing
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