Exmo managing director kidnapped in Kiev

Pavel Lernet was kidnapped on December 26 at his office
27 December 2017   1794

On December 26, a 40-year-old Russian citizen, who has a residence permit in Poland, an who is an expert in the field of blockchain technologies and the managing director of EXMO LLP Pavel Lerner, disappeared in Kiev. This is reported by "Strana", referring to a source in law enforcement agencies.

As the source notes, Lerner stopped contacting during the day. With a statement about the abduction of a man in the Obolonsky district police department, his acquaintances appealed late at night.

Pavel Lerner
Pavel Lerner

It also became clear that Lerner was abducted near his work place - an office center along Stepan Bandera Street (before renaming - Moskovsky Prospekt). Unknown persons in dark clothes and balaclavas by force dragged the block-expert in the car and drove away in an unknown direction.

Law enforcers conduct investigative actions, working out possible versions of what happened. Preliminary qualification of the incident - kidnapping of a person.

In Ukraine, Pavel Lerner participated in a number of start-ups related to the blocking and crypto-currencies.

Exmo is one of the most popular EX-USSR cryptocurrency exchange with convenient interface, Russian and Ukrainian languages and national fiat currencies support. It is also worth noting that EXMO took first place as "Exchange 2017" at local "BTC Awards CIS" event.

Caspian to Launch Crypto Derivatives Trading

Caspian does not charge commissions for depositing and withdrawing funds and provides leverage up to 100x
21 March 2019   83

Caspian, an asset-oriented asset management platform, has launched cryptocurrency derivatives trading.

Thanks to integration with Deribit, Caspian customers gained access to trading in futures and options for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Also, the platform will provide the opportunity to trade indefinite bitcoin-swap.

According to Caspian, the platform does not charge commissions for depositing and withdrawing funds and provides leverage up to 100x.

We are excited to be working with Deribit to make the trading of crypto options and futures possible within the institutional community. Our goal at Caspian is to provide crypto traders and investors the same standard of tools and service that exist in the traditional markets and its great knowing that the team at Deribit is working towards the same high standards.

Robert Dykes

CEO, Caspian

Caspian noted that their platform connects to Deribit via an API that supports “large trading volumes with extremely low latency”. The platform also has full access to the book of orders of the crypto-derivative stock exchange.