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Binance Makes History as First Virtual Asset Exchange to Obtain Operational MVP License in Dubai

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Binance, has accomplished another noteworthy milestone. With the recent receipt of an Operational MVP License in Dubai, the business cemented its status as a leader in the digital finance sector. The company is the first regulated virtual asset exchange in the region. This accomplishment highlights the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies in the Middle East while also strongening Binance’s position there.

The MVP License

Binance is permitted to conduct business in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) thanks to the Operational MVP (Minimum Viable Product) License granted by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Given that the DIFC is a significant financial centre and free zone in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), this regulatory certification is really a big deal. Binance has access to a potential market and a key site that connects the Eastern and Western markets by getting this license.

Binance’s dedication to creating a secure and regulated cryptocurrency environment is demonstrated by the MVP License. The development and general acceptance of the cryptocurrency business depend heavily on regulatory compliance. Binance establishes a precedent for other virtual asset exchanges to follow suit by conforming to the strict regulatory standards established by the DFSA, enhancing the overall legitimacy of the cryptocurrency industry.

Richard Teng, Head of Regional Markets at Binance, commented:

We are honored to be the first exchange to be granted an operational Minimum Viable Product License by VARA — a result of over a year of due diligence, collaboration, and consistent demonstration of responsible intent – that now allows us to be able to leverage the potential of a progressive regulatory framework, enabling innovation while furthering user protection.

Richard Teng, head of the Middle East and North Africa for crypto firm Binance gestures as he speaks during an interview with Reuters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 30, 2022. Picture taken March 30, 2022. REUTERS/Abdel Hadi Ramahi

Whenever it comes to adopting innovation and technology, Dubai has always been at the forefront. By embracing Binance and other cryptocurrency-related businesses, the city solidifies its position as a modern and forward-thinking international financial hub.

Alexander Chehade, Binance Dubai’s General Manager, noted:

The last few years have cemented Dubai as a global virtual asset hub and we are excited to be a witness to that growth as we build on our operations here, with continued commitment to market and investor security.


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