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Sam Bankman-Fried’s criminal trial might not be due to begin until later this year, but there’s no shortage of daily drama in the courtroom.
New details have emerged about how much money has been spent on legal services following FTX’s dramatic bankruptcy — as well as plans to pay millions of dollars in bonuses to key staff.
And if all that wasn’t enough, SBF’s legal team has indicated that October 2023 may be too soon for the trial to begin in Manhattan if the 30-year-old is to have enough time to prepare.
Let’s go through all of these developments in turn.
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Documents filed in bankruptcy court show just how expensive bankruptcy proceedings can be.
Ever since FTX went under in November, law firms have been instructed to go through the exchange’s books with a fine tooth comb — all in the hope of uncovering the missing billions that are owed to customers. Meanwhile, new management has been brought