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An English court has taken the “rare” step of refusing to enforce a foreign award on public policy grounds, finding that an award won by a US cryptocurrency company in a California-seated JAMS arbitration breached UK consumer law.
19 July 2023
A bankrupt cryptocurrency lender has asked a US court to restrain a Swiss Arbitration Centre proceeding filed by a company that allegedly refused to return US$150 million in digital assets, as its embattled CEO is charged with misleading investors.
13 July 2023
The US Supreme Court has ruled that a lawsuit brought by customers of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase should be automatically stayed while the company appeals a ruling rejecting its bid to compel arbitration – a move dissenting justices said would open a “Pandora’s box” for parties seeking to frustrate litigation.
26 June 2023
An investor dubbed “Bitcoin Jesus” is pursuing a US$200 million HKIAC claim against a bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, it has emerged, as he faces a claim for an alleged default that contributed to the platform’s downfall.
05 May 2023
Three investors have filed a class action claim at the American Arbitration Association to recover their assets from a cryptocurrency lender they accuse of conducting a billion-dollar sham transaction to conceal its insolvency.
05 January 2023
Nearly 100 individual investors are bringing an arbitration against US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, alleging a security flaw allowed scammers to drain more than US$21 million in assets from their accounts.
21 October 2022
A Singapore-based currency trader has filed a US$2.4 billion ICDR claim seeking to recover loans issued to a crypto hedge fund that it says suffered an “unprecedented implosion” following market volatility.
21 July 2022
A cryptocurrency exchange has launched an US$84 million HKIAC claim against a prominent investor known as “Bitcoin Jesus” after he allegedly failed to pay back money owed on his account.
11 July 2022
A US blockchain technology company has asked a New York court to enforce an ICDR award rendered in a US$300 million dispute with a South Korean counterparty over a failed stock purchase.
24 May 2022
Crypto investors are being asked to fund a US$13 billion ICSID claim against Slovakia that will be refiled “imminently” by a US mining company – five years after the original case was thrown out.
22 March 2022
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