Defi Payments, the parent company of troubled Singapore-based crypto exchange Vauld, received court approval to protect the platform from potential lawsuits for three months.

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Fast facts

  • The Singapore court gave Defi Payments only half of the requested six-month moratorium.
  • A majority of the respondents to Vauld’s notices approved of the moratorium, the company said. As of July 26, Defi Payments had 147,000 creditors, it added.
  • The court may allow a further extension, if the company remains transparent with creditors and the court, the crypto lender’s page said.
  • Justice Aedit Abdullah, who granted Vauld the three-month moratorium, said the platform should provide details like cash flow and valuation of assets to its creditors in two weeks, according to Bloomberg.
  • Defi Payments is in exclusive 60-day talks with Nexo towards a buyout by the London-based cryptocurrency platform. 

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