Unconfirmed: Why It Might Be Too Late for Binance to Avoid Regulatory Action - Ep.255

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Christine Parker, partner at Reed Smith, summarizes the slew of regulatory headlines facing Binance and how such scrutiny may affect the exchange going forward. Show highlights:

  • which countries are investigating Binance
  • why it has been difficult for governing bodies to regulate Binance
  • whether the reports that regulatory bodies, like the CFTC/IRS/DOJ, coming after Binance are correct
  • when Christine expects regulators to make a move against Binance
  • how hiring ex-regulators might help Binance in Congress
  • whether Binance’s strategy of leaving countries with tight regulations helped or hurt the exchange
  • what Christine thinks of Binance’s strategy to localize its business model
  • whether or not it is too late to avoid regulatory penalties for Binance
  • why transitioning to a DAO business model would not absolve Binance of prior infractions
  • how the BitMEX situation could inform Binance
  • whether criminal charges could be in Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao’s future

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