Kyle Roche, the lawyer on the heart of allegations made by web site Cryptoleaks a few secret settlement between his agency and Ava Labs, responded Monday in a put up on Medium. Like Ava Labs CEO Emin Gün Sirer, Roche denied the existence of any secret settlement between the events.

Roche claimed that the recordings which have been published on Cryptoleaks’ web site had been made on the behest of ICP Token creator Dominic Williams. Roche’s agency, Roche Freedman, brought a class-action swimsuit in opposition to Williams and his Dfinity Basis final October. Roche mentioned the recordings had been closely edited and he denied the reality of the statements he made in them. In line with Roche:

“Statements within the video […] are false, and had been obtained by means of misleading means, together with a deliberate scheme to intoxicate, after which exploit me, utilizing main questions.”

The movies launched present Roche in two separate settings. One sequence of clips was recorded in a restaurant, the place Roche could be seen with a wine glass. The opposite set of clips appears to be recorded in an workplace setting.

Sirer made feedback on Cryptoleaks’ allegations on his little-used Medium weblog on Monday, too. Sirer repeated his denial that Ava Labs has a secret settlement with Roche’s legislation agency to control the USA authorized system to “hurt” its opponents. Sirer wrote:

“Roche is just not on our government group, and we don’t look to him for recommendation outdoors of the few small issues the place he used to signify us. […] He has dealt with just a few circumstances of minor significance for us in his space of competence.”

Cryptoleaks, an nameless web site that claims to launch investigations primarily based on data from whistleblowers, has not backed down from its claims. In addition to the recordings of Roche, Cryptoleaks claimed a criticism filed in a Florida circuit court docket in opposition to Roche, his companions and his legislation agency by a former companion supplies proof of the key settlement.

The criticism, posted on the Cryptoleaks web site, alleged that, “In change for authorized providers, Ava Labs has agreed to pay Roche Freedman LLP a specific amount of Tokens over a thirty-six month interval starting on September 30, 2019.”