Today in DeFi - CFTC Issues Orders Against DeFi Protocols, Aevo Trading Credit, High-Yield Leveraged Farming, and More...
CFTC Issues Orders Against DeFi Protocols,
CFTC issued orders against three DeFi protocols for offering digital asset derivatives trading.
The orders request "that Opyn, ZeroEx, and Deridex pay civil monetary penalties of $250,000, $200,000, and $100,000, respectively, and cease and desist from violating the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC regulations."
Aevo Trading Credit
Options and perps DEX Aevo launched a Referral Program. As an incentive, a $25 Trading Credit will be given to any account that signs up with a referral link and deposits at least $100.
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Arrakis Liquid Staking Token Vaults
LP management protocol Arrakis will launch Liquid Staking Token (LST) Vaults on Setp 8 at 14:00 UTC.
LST vaults are “Market-Making Vaults built on top of Uniswap V3 optimized for LST token market depth and risk management for LPs.” LPs will be earning wstETH or OP in rewards.
Cega ETH Stakers Vault
Structured investment protocol Cega launches Eth Stakers Vault. The options vault provides a fixed two-digit yield with a “4.79% probability of loss”, and exposure to mainstream LSD tokens.
LayerZero Pre-launch Perps
Hyperliquid launches the ZRO-USD perps, allowing users to go long or short on the value of the launch-coming native LayerZero token $ZRO.
Bridging to Cosmos via Gateway
Osmosis community voted Wormhole as a bridge service provider. Powered by Wormhole Gateway, users can now bridge $SOL, $SUI, $APT, and $BONK to Osmosis through the Portal interface.
Coinbase Invests in Socket
Coinbase and Framework have co-invested $5m in interoperability protocol Socket. Socket will also work with Coinbase to provide bridging for devs and users of Coinbase Wallet and Base.