Binance.US Reportedly Terminates $1B Voyager Deal – April 26

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👉 Binance.US Reportedly Terminates $1B Voyager Deal

Bankrupt crypto lender Voyager Digital announced that Binance.US has terminated the asset purchase agreement due to the “hostile and uncertain regulatory climate in the United States.”

The US government had previously allowed a substantial part of the $1 billion deal to proceed in April, but lawyers for the SEC argued that some of the assets involved could constitute unregistered securities.

The termination of the deal could cost the estate and over 1 million creditors an extra $100 million, according to attorneys for Voyager.

👉 Investor Tiger Global Cuts OpenSea Valuation By 76%

OpenSea, a popular NFT marketplace that was valued at $13 billion at the height of the NFT craze, has been marked down to a $3 billion valuation by one of its biggest investors, Tiger Global.

The markdown is based on a December report and is likely due to plummeting NFT sales on OpenSea and increased competition from rival platform Blur.

OpenSea’s weekly trading volumes on Ethereum have dropped from $1 billion to $91 million over the past year, while Blur’s volumes have surpassed OpenSea’s in the past week.

👉 Big Four Firm Deloitte Seeks To Hire 300 Crypto-Savvy Workers

Big Four accounting firm Deloitte is actively seeking individuals with cryptocurrency expertise to join its team, according to updates on LinkedIn.

A search for cryptocurrency job opportunities in the US on LinkedIn shows that there are currently over 300 available positions at Deloitte, and almost all of them were posted just a week ago.

Job titles include Blockchain & Digital Assets Manager and Tax Manager, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency.