Changpeng Zhao

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Binance Case Is Clear Evasion of Law, Says CFTC Chair Behnam
The CFTC on Monday filed suit against the crypto exchange and CEO Changpeng Zhao.
CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Binance CEO Changpeng  Zhao (Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)
Binance CEO Zhao Calls CFTC Suit an ‘Incomplete Recitation of Facts’
In a blog post, Changpeng Zhao wrote the company did not agree with the characterization of many of the issues, and touted the exchange’s compliance technology. He also wrote...
Binance CEO Changpeng  Zhao (Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)

CFTC Sues Binance and Founder Changpeng Zhao; Microstrategy Pays off Silvergate Loan
CFTC Sues Binance and Founder Changpeng Zhao; Microstrategy Pays off Silvergate Loan
Crypto exchange Binance and founder Changpeng Zhao are being sued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over allegations that the company knowingly offered unregi...
CFTC Sues Binance and Founder Changpeng Zhao; Microstrategy Pays off Silvergate Loan

Binance Temporarily Pauses Spot Trading
Binance Temporarily Pauses Spot Trading
Crypto exchange Binance suspended spot trading amid an issue on the world's most-used trading platform for cryptocurrencies. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a follow-up twe...
Binance Temporarily Pauses Spot Trading

Binance to Convert $1B Worth of BUSD to Bitcoin, Ether, BNB and Other Tokens
Binance to Convert $1B Worth of BUSD to Bitcoin, Ether, BNB and Other Tokens
Crypto exchange Binance said it would convert $1 billion worth of Binance USD (BUSD) to bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), BNB coin (BNB) and other tokens to support the market. "The...
Binance to Convert $1B Worth of BUSD to Bitcoin, Ether, BNB and Other Tokens

Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao (Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)
Binance Can’t Keep Its Story Straight on Misplaced $1.8B USDC
The FUD is coming from inside the building, says David Z. Morris, CoinDesk's chief insights columnist.
Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao (Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)

CZ Responds to Forbes Report that Binance Moved $1.8B in Stablecoin Collateral to Hedge Funds Last Year
CZ Responds to Forbes Report that Binance Moved $1.8B in Stablecoin Collateral to Hedge Funds Last Year
Forbes reports that Binance moved $1.8 billion of collateral meant to back its customers' stablecoins to hedge funds last year. In a tweet, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, also kn...
CZ Responds to Forbes Report that Binance Moved $1.8B in Stablecoin Collateral to Hedge Funds Last Year

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao speaks by video link at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
Binance CEO Says Many Crypto Players ‘Get Distracted’ by Money
Changpeng Zhao said it’s important to focus on the technology.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao speaks by video link at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

WazirX's Proof-of-Reserves Report Shows 90% of User Assets Are in Binance Wallets
WazirX's Proof-of-Reserves Report Shows 90% of User Assets Are in Binance Wallets
Indian crypto exchange WazirX released its proof of reserves report that disclosed 90% of its user assets are held in Binance wallets. "The Hash" panel discusses the Twitter d...
WazirX's Proof-of-Reserves Report Shows 90% of User Assets Are in Binance Wallets

Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, CEO of Binance (CoinDesk)
Binance's CZ Welcomes 'Stress Test' as Exchange Resumes USDC Withdrawals
The world's largest crypto exchange by trading volume has endured a wave a withdrawals amid concerns about reserves. Withdrawals of the stablecoin USDC were paused for several...
Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, CEO of Binance (CoinDesk)