This Is How Much Binance and CZ Will Actually Have to Pay to Settle With the CFTC

Major crypto exchange Binance will pay $2.7 billion in disgorgement and penalty to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), thereby concluding the regulator’s enforcement action against the company. Binance founder and former CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) will also pay $150 million to the regulatory watchdog. CFTC’s Case Against Binance Comes to an End In a … Read more

Binance Founder CZ to Remain in the US Until Sentencing

A United States district judge has ruled that Changpeng Zhao (CZ), the founder and former CEO of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance, will remain in the country until his sentencing on February 23, 2024. According to an official document, Judge Richard Jones agreed with the U.S. government that CZ’s return to his home in … Read more

CZ Steps Down As Chairman From Binance.US Board

Following his resignation as CEO of Binance, crypto billionaire Changpeng Zhao has now stepped down as the chairman of the board of directors at Binance.US – the exchange giant’s American arm. Binance.US confirmed CZ’s exit in a post to X on Tuesday, addressing various concerns related to the Justice Department’s historic settlement with its parent … Read more