On Friday, June 22, chief Director for strategic planning of the exchange Bitfinex Philip Potter has left his post, according to Reuters.

“Since Bitfinex is leaving US, I as an American citizen has revised its role in the composition of Executive Directors”, — said Potter.

His position will temporarily occupy the CEO of the exchange, Jean-Louis van der Velde.

Recall that a full-scale investigation of the offshore economy Paradise Papers revealed the relationship between company management Ltd Tether and Bitfinex.

It turned out that Philip Potter and chief financial officer of the exchange, he Devozine in 2014 he founded the Tether Ltd in the British virgin Islands.

Moreover, the Paradise Papers, it was alleged that Potter he also holds the position of Executive Director of the Tether.