Binance pleads guilty to US money laundering violations, CEO Changpeng Zhao steps down

Binance’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Changpeng Zhao, a Canadian national, also pleaded guilty to failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering (AML) program, in violation of the BSA and has resigned as CEO of Binance.

Binance receives operational MVP license in Dubai

Crypto asset trading platform Binance's Dubai subsidiary Binance FZE has become the first exchange to receive the operational minimum viable product (MVP) license from Dubai's Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA). 

Binance launches new platform in Japan

Crypto asset trading platform Binance has launched Binance Japan, its new platform designed for the Japanese market. Binance believes this to be a significant milestone in the country’s Web3 journey and hope to deliver an unmatched crypto experience to its users in Japan.

US SEC charges cryptocurrency platform Coinbase a day after suing Binance

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday charged Coinbase, Inc. with operating its crypto asset trading platform as an unregistered national securities exchange, broker, and clearing agency. The SEC also charged Coinbase for failing to register the offer and sale of its crypto asset staking-as-a-service program.

US SEC files 13 charges against Binance entities & Founder Changpeng Zhao

Charges include operating unregistered exchanges, broker-dealers, and clearing agencies; misrepresenting trading controls and oversight on the Binance.US platform; and the unregistered offer and sale of securities.

Gulf Binance secures digital asset operator licenses in Thailand

Gulf Binance Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Binance and Gulf Innova Co., Ltd. (Gulf), announced Friday that it has now secured digital asset operator licenses from the country’s Ministry of Finance for a digital asset platform, regulated by the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Binance invests in South Korean cryptocurrency exchange GOPAX

Binance, the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, has invested in GOPAX, a leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange licensed to provide fiat-to-crypto services to customers, as part of its Industry Recovery Initiative (IRI).

Crypto winter exacerbated by FTX fallout; What’s ahead in 2023?

From promoting better crypto investment education to constructively working with regulators, trust building takes time and requires consistent, careful management.

Binance enters Japan after acquiring Sakura Exchange BitCoin

Binance, the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, announced Wednesday it has acquired 100 percent of Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), the Japanese-registered crypto exchange service provider. Through this acquisition, Binance enters the Japanese market, as a Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) regulated……

Binance to commit $1B for “Industry Recovery Initiative” for Web3

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, on Thursday announced the launch of a recovery initiative for the crypto industry, through which the exchange and other participants will evaluate investment opportunities in companies and projects that are facing significant short-term difficulties.