Sebastian Sanchez has been working on a timeline of FTX collapse on the Timelines Wiki; I'm paying for the work and also providing some input and direction. The timeline isn't quite done yet; you can see some pending (unchecked) items in the What the timeline is still missing section. And we may need to expand it further as we find more information or new stuff happens. Further proofreading and fact-checking are also pending.

The timeline is focused largely on the collapse in November 2022; Sebastian plans to work on a timeline of FTX that will go more into the background. For more on what the collapse timeline is focused on, see the inclusion criteria section of the timeline.

Thoughts welcome!

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There are discussions speculating that Alameda took large losses from LUNA. There is evidence that Alameda did have exposure to LUNA, namely,  a tweet from Sam Trabucco.  

Starting to see a little chatter about this, so just to quell it before it gets worse, Alameda hasn't been selling UST and doesn't have any particular plans to. Not investment advice, etc. etc.

LUNA isn't mentioned, but it heavily impacted the industry, and many of FTX's bail outs in the following months were related to LUNA bankrupted companies. It also aligns extremely well with Sam Trabucco quickly resigning afterwards.

I also think it's notable that when CZ made his Tweet about exiting his position in FTT, he stated 

 Liquidating our FTT is just post-exit risk management, learning from LUNA. We gave support before, but we won't pretend to make love after divorce. We are not against anyone. But we won't support people who lobby against other industry players behind their backs. Onwards.

It makes it seem like his concern was that FTX previously had too much exposure to LUNA.

 This is highly speculative though.

Thanks! Sebastian added one row about Luna (the very first in the timeline) based on this feedback. The timeline of FTX (i.e., not the collapse but FTX itself) may eventually have more coverage of the LUNA episode and its implications for FTX, but that timeline is currently in very early stages.