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Kraken to support USDT in Europe despite MiCA compliance concerns

Kraken has confirmed that it has no plans to remove Tether from its European listings.

OKX expands into the Australian crypto market

Crypto exchange OKX has added spot and derivatives trading services for its Australia-based clients.

Robinhood reports record revenues in Q1 2024

In its quarterly report, Robinhood Markets Inc, the parent firm of the crypto exchange Robinhood, revealed a substantial increase in total net revenues, soaring by 40% year-over-year to an impressive $618M.

Revolut launches new crypto exchange in the UK

Neobank Revolut has released a new crypto trading platform for retail customers in the United Kingdom. 

SEC issues Wells notice to Robinhood

After Binance, Coinbase, and Uniswap, Robinhood has emerged as the latest crypto exchange to receive a Wells notice from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Bitfinex CTO refutes rumors of a major database breach

Paolo Ardoino, the CTO at Bitfinex, dunked allegations of a security breach in the crypto exchange's database. 

Uniswap launches Robinhood Connect for seamless crypto transactions

Uniswap has unveiled its integration with Robinhood Connect, allowing users in the United States to purchase crypto tokens directly through the decentralized exchange's mobile app. 

Coinbase adds support for Bitcoin Lightning network

Coinbase has announced the rollout of Lightning Network support in collaboration with Lightspark, offering users a faster and cheaper way to transact with Bitcoin directly from their accounts. delays app launch in South Korea after regulatory setback has postponed its launch in South Korea following reports of a money laundering probe conducted by local authorities. 

Upbit temporarily ceases deposits and withdrawals exceeding 1M Won

Upbit has halted crypto transactions that exceed one million Won (equivalent to $722) following changes in the services provided by its VASP.

OKX deploys public mainnet of EVM-compatible X Layer

OKX has released the mainnet version of X Layer, its layer-2 Ethereum-based network. secures full operational license in Dubai has obtained full operational approval from the Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA), the regulatory body that oversees virtual assets in Dubai.

1inch Network releases Web3 debit card

Decentralized exchange 1inch Network has launched a crypto debit card in collaboration with Mastercard and Crypto Life.

Coinbase secures Restricted Dealer authorization in Canada

Coinbase has received a Restricted Dealer license from the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), making it the first international exchange to register with the Canadian authorities.

Nigeria Government Demands $10B From Crypto Exchange Binance

Binance has been open in Nigeria for years, and the government has stopped its operations.

Coinbase to transfer clients’ USDC holdings to Base

Coinbase revealed that it will start storing customer and corporate USD Coin assets on its layer-two network, Base.

Binance to remove USDC deposits and withdraws via Tron Network

Binance has announced its plans to terminate support for USD Coin transfers via the Tron Network.

Gemini to launch crypto trading services for French clients

Gemini has received the Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) authorization from the l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). This will allow the crypto exchange to extend its offerings to France-based users.

Coinbase seeks to acquire unnamed MiFID-licensed entity in Cyprus

Coinbase revealed that it is in the process of taking over a MiFID-licensed entity in Cyprus to increase its derivatives offerings in the EU.

OKX to delist multiple privacy tokens

Crypto exchange OKX has announced its plans to remove twenty trading pairs linked to privacy coins starting January 4, 2024.

Court approves $2.7B settlement between CFTC and Binance

A federal court has directed Binance to pay a $2.7B penalty to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), bringing an end to the legal feud between the regulator and the crypto exchange.

OKX deploys crypto exchange and Web3 wallet for Brazilian clients

Seychelles-based crypto giant OKX has expanded its services to Brazil by launching an exchange and Web3 wallet platform in the nation.

Changpeng Zhao steps down as CEO of Binance

Changpeng Zhao has resigned as the CEO of Binance and pleaded guilty to the AML violations brought to light by the US Department of Justice.

Binance to launch Thai exchange in 2024

Binance will collaborate with the Gulf Energy Department to launch a Thailand-based crypto exchange in early 2024. acquires VASP license for its Dubai subsidiary

CRO DAX Middle East FZE, the Dubai entity of, has received a Virtual Assets Service Provider license from Dubai's Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority.

OKX to delist 26 spot trading pairs

OKX has announced its plans to remove 26 spot trading pairs from its platform by November 10, citing that the flagged trading pairs no longer meet its listing criteria.

Coinbase launches futures trading services for US retail traders

Coinbase has expanded its Bitcoin and Ether futures offerings to US-based retail crypto traders.

Binance re-enables deposit and withdrawal services for Euro

Crypto exchange Binance has restored deposit and withdrawal facilities for the Euro by teaming up with new fiat partners.

Binance launches new FCA-compliant domain for UK clients

Binance announced its plans to launch a new UK domain that complies with the regulations introduced by the FCA.

Coinbase acquires Major Payment Institution license in Singapore

Coinbase has acquired a Major Payment Institution (MPI) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), bringing it one step closer to expanding its presence in Southeast Asia.

Kraken to launch stock and ETF trading services in 2024

Kraken reportedly plans to add trading services for US-listed stocks and exchange-traded funds in 2024.

Binance exits Russia by selling local business to CommEx

Binance has agreed to sell off its Russian business to the recently launched crypto exchange CommEx as the firm intends to quit the Russian crypto market.

Gemini slams Digital Currency Group’s Genesis bankruptcy recovery plan

The legal team representing Gemini criticized Digital Currency Group’s recent remuneration plan for creditors of Genesis Global, the now-insolvent crypto trading subsidiary of DCG.

Binance.US CEO quits while the firm cuts one-third of its workforce

Binance.US CEO Brian Shroder has left the exchange while its regulatory troubles show no sign of letting up. Norman Reed, the Chief Legal Officer of Binance.US, will succeed Shroder as the interim CEO.

Coinbase eyes expansion to nations with clear crypto rules

Coinbase announced its plans to acquire licenses in the EU, UK, Canada, and other nations as the crypto exchange enters the second phase of international expansion. 

1inch expands to Coinbase’s layer-2 network, Base

1inch has finished integrating with Base, Coinbase’s newly-launched layer-2 Ethereum scaling solution.

Binance.US partners with MoonPay to add new USD on-ramp service

Binance.US has added support for MoonPay to allow users to fund their Tether balance with USD holdings.

Gemini seeks to dismiss SEC lawsuit in its reply brief

Gemini has filed a reply brief in the court to dismiss the SEC’s ongoing lawsuit against the exchange.

Coinbase secures regulatory approval to list crypto futures in the US

The National Futures Association (NFA) has permitted Coinbase to operate a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM).

Coinbase releases crypto trading services for Canadian users

Coinbase has officially entered the Canadian market after integrating Interac payment rails into its platform.

Coinbase to release Base for general users on August 9

Crypto exchange Coinbase will launch its layer-2 network, Base, for general users on August 9. 

Binance to list 34 crypto tokens on its Japanese exchange

Binance plans to add trading services for 34 tokens on Binance Japan, a new exchange that caters to Japanese clients.

SEC reportedly ordered Coinbase to delist all coins except Bitcoin

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong claimed that before suing the exchange in June, the SEC had asked Coinbase to halt trading services for all cryptocurrencies except Bitcoin.

Binance enables Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals on Lightning Network

Binance has completed the integration of Bitcoin on the layer-2 protocol Lightning Network to enable faster BTC deposits and withdrawals for its clients.

Gemini sues DCG for allegedly misleading creditors

Gemini filed a lawsuit against Digital Currency Group and its CEO Barry Silbert over allegations of deceiving investors into lending crypto and fiat assets to Genesis.

Binance ends deposits and withdrawals for 8 Multichain-bridged tokens

Binance announced its plans to suspend deposit and withdrawal services for eight Multichain-bridged tokens starting July 7.

Binance burns $230K worth of Terra Classic tokens

Binance removed 2.65B Terra Classic tokens from circulation by sending them to a burn wallet.

OKX adds one-click basis trading with Nitro Spreads

OKX released the Nitro Spreads feature on its OTC liquid exchange to allow institutional clients to execute basis trades in a single click.

Binance retracts decision to remove privacy tokens in EU nations

Binance has backtracked on its decision to delist Zcash, Dash, and other privacy tokens in EU countries.

Brian Armstrong plans to turn Coinbase into a super app

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong unveiled his vision for transforming the exchange into a global super app at the State of Crypto Summit.

Binance to stop operations in Netherlands

Binance announced its plans to withdraw from the Netherlands after an unsuccessful attempt at securing a VASP license from Dutch regulators.

Binance.US delists advanced trading pairs for BTC and BUSD

Binance.US announced its plans to delist ten BTC and BUSD advanced trading pairs after the SEC pressed charges against its parent company.

Coinbase to list Bitcoin and Ether futures on its derivatives exchange

Coinbase’s CFTC-approved derivatives exchange will add Bitcoin and Ether futures for institutional clients on June 5.

Binance to launch new crypto exchange in Japan by summer 2023

Binance will re-enter the Japanese crypto market following the launch of a new crypto exchange in summer 2023.

Binance teams up with Gulf Innova to launch new crypto exchange

Binance's new Thailand-based crypto exchange, Gulf Binance, has received digital asset operator licenses from the country's Ministry of Finance.

OKX initiates application process to register with French regulators

OKX submitted the DASP license application to obtain regulatory approval from French regulators Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR).

Binance to cease operations in Canada

Binance announced its plans to suspend operations in Canada, citing a harsher regulatory environment as the reason behind withdrawing from the nation.

OKX sends $57M worth of USDT and MASK tokens to Alameda Research

OKX transferred over $57M worth of assets to crypto wallets controlled by the Alameda Research-FTX bankruptcy estate.

Coinbase establishes international crypto derivatives trading platform

Coinbase launched an overseas derivatives exchange in Bermuda after securing a Class F license from Bermuda Monetary Authority.

FTX reportedly lacked basic governance and financial controls

The first interim report penned by John J. Ray III revealed that FTX lacked adequate governance, accounting, and security controls under its previous leadership.

Binance.US halts OCBS and stablecoin pairs for BUSD

Binance.US temporarily suspended One Common Billing System (OCBS) transactions for Binance USD.

Kraken submits pre-registration documents to Canadian regulators

Kraken filed a pre-registration undertaking with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to continue offering services to its Canadian clients.

OKX to return crypto assets worth $157M to FTX and Alameda

OKX announced that it will return $157M worth of frozen digital assets belonging to FTX and its subsidiary, Alameda Research.

Gemini seeks to launch overseas crypto derivatives exchange

Crypto exchange Gemini plans to establish a new crypto derivatives platform outside the US. Gemini’s new exchange will primarily feature perpetual futures trading services.

Binance CEO denies the allegations made by CFTC’s complaint

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao denied the accusations made by the CFTC's complaint. According to him, the regulatory agency's complaint was an “incomplete recitation of facts."

Binance temporarily suspends spot trading

Binance temporarily suspended deposits, withdrawals, and spot trading services due to a bug affecting its trading engine.

Kraken to halt ACH deposits and withdrawals

Kraken will stop processing automated clearinghouse (ACH) transfers after March 27 due to the collapse of its banking partner, Silvergate Bank.

Coinbase to cease support for Signet

Coinbase announced its plans to drop support for Signet, the digital payments platform of the failed Signature Bank.

OKX to discontinue services for Canadian clients by June

OKX will exit the Canadian market by June 22 following issues with the CSA's new regulatory guidelines. acquires preparatory license from Dubai’s VARA has received the MVP Preparatory License from Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority, bringing it another step closer to securing an operational license from the authorities.

Coinbase considers launching an overseas trading platform

Coinbase may launch a new trading platform outside the US following recent crackdowns on crypto firms by US regulators.

FTX wallets transfer $145M in stablecoins to crypto exchanges

Three crypto wallets belonging to FTX and Alameda Research have transferred $145M worth of Tether and USD Coin tokens to crypto exchanges.