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There is a danger that Binance, and other cryptoexchanges, are selling crypto as the solution to all the world’s ills – in the case of Africa, the nightmare of persistently high inflation, poor wages, and in some cases, poverty. The glamour of elite football is making such products all the more appealing, and helping cover over many of the risks.
Is Binance serious about becoming “even more compliant?” Or are they simply seeking to hire a couple of people who appear to be experts, just so they can say to the regulators that they have? The company might make grand announcements about doubling its number of compliance staff, but that does not mean much if this is how they are going about their recruitment.
Earlier in December we heard the news that Binance had withdrawn its application to obtain a cryptoexchange licence in Singapore. This followed frequent clashes with the regulator in Singapore, which in September prompted Binance to ban its users in the country from trading on its global platform.


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