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Binance.US Legal and Risk Execs Are Resigning – Report

Certain executives working at the US division of Binance are reportedly leaving at a time when the crypto firm is struggling with heightened regulatory scrutiny, the WSJ reported this past Thursday, citing sources familiar with the issue. Krishna Juvvadi, head of legal, and Sidney Majalya,… Read More

Binance to Airdrop Up to $3M in BNB to Clients in Morocco Earthquake Region

In response to the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Morocco, Binance Charity will airdrop up to $3 million in BNB to Binance users “identified as living in the areas affected by the tragedy.” Identification of the users will be “based on Proof of… Read More

Binance Revenues May Be Declining Rapidly, New Report Claims

A recent report has looked into just how quickly Binance revenues may be declining. Available trading data provides key insights regarding the status of Binance’s crypto-focused operations and its BNB digital token. As covered earlier this month, the WSJ had released an extensive report which… Read More

Binance Is Reportedly Doing Business in China, Despite Nation’s Crypto Ban

Binance, which claims to be the world’s largest virtual currency exchange, was expected to leave China behind when the nation officially made cryptocurrency trading illegal back in 2021. Two years later, clients have reported traded $90 billion worth of crypto-focused assets in China during a… Read More

Binance Appoints Eleanor Hughes as General Counsel

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues, is pleased to announce the appointment of their own Eleanor Hughes as Binance’s General Counsel. In her new role, Eleanor will “oversee the company’s global legal affairs alongside a team of… Read More

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Responds to SEC’s Emergency Order to Repatriate US Customer Funds

Zhao Changpeng

Earlier today, the SEC revealed that it has received court approval for “emergency relief” from Binance and affiliated entities to require funds impacting US investors to be maintained in the US. The order states that funds must be repatriated and held for the benefit of… Read More

Hammer Time: Binance, Founder Changpeng Zhao Hit with Securities Law Violations by SEC

Zhao Changpeng

Long anticipated and finally here, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed 13 charges against Binance and its founder and CEO, Changpeng Zhao. Binance is the largest crypto exchange in the world, garnering around 60% of crypto trading. Zhao, who goes by CZ, is… Read More

Democrat Senators Demand Answers from Binance, Tell CZ to Provide Documentation by Next Week

Senators Elizabeth  Warren, Chris Van Hollen, and Roger Marshall have joined in sending a letter to Changpeng “CZ” Zhou, demanding information pertaining to the operations of Binance, the crypto exchange he founded. The three Senators request that CZ provide “information regarding growing concerns over the finances,… Read More

Binance Invests in South Korean Crypto Exchange GOPAX via its Industry Recovery Initiative

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, has invested in GOPAX, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange licensed “to provide fiat-to-crypto services to customers, as part of its Industry Recovery Initiative (IRI).” In November 2022, GOPAX halted “the withdrawal… Read More

Audit Firm Mazars Bails on Binance Proof of Reserves Statement

Mazars, an international accounting firm, has pulled its proof of reserves report on Binance, according to multiple reports. Mazars apparently has halted all work on crypto platforms. Mazars has yet to issue a statement on its decision. Most recently, Mazars posted a Proof of Reserves… Read More

Senate Hearing: Kevin O’Leary Slams Binance Calling it an “Unregulated Monopoly”

The Senate Banking Committee hearing on FTX, taking place today, has extended the discourse on the collapse of what was once one of the largest crypto exchanges in operation. While not involving any current FTX employees, testimony and perspective are being provided by four different… Read More

Report Claims Binance Sees Billions in Withdrawals, CZ Claims FUD

The rising concern of more enforcement actions targeting crypto exchanges is taking a toll on the world’s largest centralized operation Binance, according to a report by Reuters.  Citing data provided by Nansen, it is being claimed that Binance has experienced $1.9 billion in withdrawals in… Read More

Feds Debating Criminal Charges Against Binance: Report

Federal prosecutors are debating whether or not to file charges against the world’s largest crypto exchange – Binance, according to a report by Reuters. The US Department of Justice is undecided as to if they should pursue criminal charges against Binance, with an ongoing investigation… Read More

Binance CEO CZ Hammers Sam Bankman-Fried as “Fraudster” in Tweet Thread

For a brief moment in time, Chengpeng “CZ” Zhou, founder and CEO of Binance, and Sam Bankman-Fried founder of FTX and now disgraced former CEO, appeared to be frenemies. CZ indicated he would bail out FTX as the bank-run type event destroyed all liquidity at… Read More

Binance CEO CZ Announces Industry Recovery Fund in Light of FTX Debacle

Chengpeng “CZ” Zhou, the founder and CEO of Binance, announced a new “Industry Recovery Fund” following the collapse of FTX and the affiliated collateral damage that has harmed numerous crypto firms. Revealed via Twitter, CZ stated: To reduce further cascading negative effects of FTX, Binance… Read More

Fallout Continues with FTX Debacle as Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Sees Net Worth Crash

The rapid demise of FTX, once the second-largest crypto exchange in the world, continues to impact crypto markets and the industry in general. Bitcoin is now at a year-to-date low, trading at around $17,700. FTT, the native digital asset of FTX, has cratered, trading at… Read More

More Shade: Binance CEO Criticizes Use of FTT as Collateral

The dust has yet to settle, and the deal has not yet closed, but Binance’s rapid acquisition of FTX following a liquidity crunch is questioning the entire crypto ecosystem. Just last week, FTX appeared to be Teflon against any attacks lobbed against the digital asset… Read More

As Investors Rush to Withdraw Funds, FTX Struggles to Process. Meanwhile, Agreement is Announced with Binance for “Strategic Transaction”

The dust-up between Binance and FTX has turned into a bit of a shit show. In the past days, Binance founder and CEO Chengpeng “CZ” Zhou – announced via Twitter it would be selling its FTT, the native token of FTX received from a past… Read More

Binance Obtains Preliminary Regulatory Approval to Conduct Operations in Kazakhstan

Binance is pleased to announce that the firm has “received in-principle approval from the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) to operate a digital asset trading facility and provide custody in the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC).” In-principle approval from AFSA still “requires Binance to complete… Read More

Binance Co-Founder Yi He to Lead $7.5B VC Unit

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced the appointment of its Co-Founder Yi He “as the new head of its venture capital (VC) arm and incubator, Binance Labs.” Binance CEO CZ (Changpeng Zhao) stated: “As… Read More

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