Winklevoss Twins File Trust Application with NYDFS for Gemini Bitcoin Exchange

Winklevoss Twins File Trust Application with NYDFS for Gemini Bitcoin Exchange

On July 21, 2015, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the founders of Winklevoss Capital, filed an application with the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) on behalf of Gemini Trust Company, LLC, which will operate as a New York Limited Liability Trust Company. According to a spokesperson, the Gemini exchange will be open to the general public as well as institutional investors once a Certificate of Authorization is issued by the NYDFS. Evan Greebel of Kaye Scholer is advising on this launch. This trust company structure is the same one used by NY-based bitcoin exchange itBit,....


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