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The Binance Effect: What CZ's Exit Means for Crypto Markets

With Changpeng Zhao out and Richard Teng in, what does Binance's overhaul mean for the crypto markets?

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has been facing a series of regulatory challenges in various jurisdictions since 2022.

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have both filed lawsuits against Binance and its CEO Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, for allegedly violating securities and derivatives regulations, among other charges.

They have also been fined by the Dutch Central Bank, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for offering crypto services without proper authorization.

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