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NEWS: Philippines’ SEC to block access to world’s largest crypto exchange Binance

By Karen Lema

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission has begun the process of blocking access to the world’s largest crypto exchange Binance, whose chief last week stepped down and pleaded guilty to breaking U.S. anti-money laundering laws.

The SEC said the operator of Binance was not a registered corporation in the Philippines and was operating without the necessary licence and authority to sell or offer any form of securities.

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