JUST IN: The Securities Commission of The Bahamas has frozen the assets of FTX Digital Markets and related parties.
The Securities Commission Of the Bahamas said on Thursday it had frozen assets of FTX Digital Markets, a subsidiary of the cryptocurrency exchange.
The regulator said it had also suspended the registration and applied to the Supreme Court of The Bahamas for the appointment of a provisional liquidator of FTX Digital Markets Ltd.
FTX Digital Markets, based in the Bahamas, is a subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange FTX Trading Ltd., led by founder Sam Bankman-Fried. The powers of the directors of FDM have been suspended and no assets held by the firm can be transferred without the provisional liquidator’s approval, the commission said.