Bloomberg Law
March 28, 2023, 9:00 AM

Regulators Are Coming for Crypto, and Even Binance Isn’t Immune

Olga Kharif
Olga Kharif
Bloomberg News

Crypto’s been hit by a regulatory Big Bang. On March 27, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission sued Binance, the world’s biggest digital-asset exchange, for allegedly allowing US customers to trade on its offshore platform even though it claimed not to. Just the week before, news broke that the US Securities and Exchange Commission is scrutinizing Coinbase Global Inc., the largest US crypto platform, as well as Sushi, a popular “decentralized” app for trading hundreds of tokens.

Also in March, the SEC sued crypto entrepreneur Justin Sun for allegedly manipulating the market—and accused celebrities, including Lindsay Lohan and ...

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