Albright Capital drops lawsuit towards Terraform Labs and Do Kwon

Albright Capital has dropped its lawsuit towards Terraform Labs and its founder Do Kwon, in response to a Discover of Voluntary Dismissal filed in U.S. District Courtroom on January 9. Earlier than its dismissal, the lawsuit had alleged that the corporate had violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) by working the stablecoin, UST, as a “Ponzi scheme.”

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) Co-Founder Su Zhu posted the dismissal to Twitter, saying:

Su Zhu had beforehand claimed that the chapter of 3AC was partially brought on by UST’s collapse. The lawsuit was dismissed “with out prejudice,” which means that the plaintiff has the choice to refile it sooner or later if desired.

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US Greenback Terra (UST) was an algorithmic stablecoin created by Terraform labs. It ran on the Terra community, whose native coin was LUNA. UST was backed by an equal greenback quantity of LUNA as collateral, and every UST coin was alleged to be pegged to $1 on the secondary market. Nonetheless, LUNA collapsed in worth in Could, 2022, inflicting UST to grow to be undercollateralized. UST misplaced its peg in consequence and is now price solely $0.02 per coin.

South Korean authorities issued an arrest warrant for Terra community’s founder Do Kwon in September, and the corporate has confronted a number of lawsuits alleging that UST was a fraud. This explicit lawsuit alleged that UST “amounted to a Ponzi scheme that was solely sustained by the demand for UST created by Anchor’s extreme yields.” Nonetheless, the lawsuit has now been dismissed by the plaintiff.