SEC Launches Investigation into Binance.US

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly looking into Binance.US. Binance.US is the American division of the world’s biggest crypto exchange. At writing, the SEC’s major objective during its rumored probe is to discern Binance.US’s relationship with two trading companies, Merit Peak Ltd and Sigma Chain AG.  The aforementioned companies provide liquidity for Binance in exchange for the spread on executed trade orders. Documents dating back to 2019 connect Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao to both trading firms.…