2. August 2023

Binance Collapse: Could the Crypto Giant Survive Regulatory Hurdles?

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• Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has been facing regulatory hurdles recently.
• A survey of 1,273 traders revealed that 45% believe there is a credible possibility of Binance collapsing.
• In June, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against Binance for violating securities law.

Binance Facing Regulatory Pressure

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has recently been facing regulatory hurdles from both the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In March 2023, CFTC took legal action against Binance for violating the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA), while in June SEC filed a lawsuit against them for violating securities law.

Survey Reveals Possibility of Collapse

A survey taken in collaboration with BTC Peers involving 1,273 cryptocurrency traders internationally revealed that 45% of traders believe there is a credible possibility of Binance collapsing due to these lawsuits. Despite this risk, 55% of those surveyed voted for Binance’s market dominance despite high competition and tight regulatory scrutiny.

Impact on Bitcoin Price

The initiation of these lawsuits shook the crypto market as it caused Bitcoin (BTC) price to fall from $27,700 to $26,600 on June 5th when SEC filed their lawsuit. Social volume for “Binance collapse” also skyrocketed around this time according to data provided by Santiment.

Long-Term Trust in Crypto Space

David Gokhshtein – founder Gokhshtein Media – believes that “an essential consideration is need for regulatory compliance in crypto space” if exchanges want to build long-term trust with investors. To do this they must comply with regulators while taking transparency into account. Following SEC’s lawsuit, BianceUS removed crypto-fiat trading pairs from its platform and encouraged investors to convert their US dollar holdings to stablecoins instead.


Overall it is uncertain whether or not Binance will survive these lawsuits or collapse as a result of them; however it is clear that compliance with regulators will be key if they wish to remain successful in the future.