The co-owner of a company in the United Kingdom Binance subsidiary claimed that the exchange's 2020 financial statements were grossly inaccurate. According to the directors of Dimplx Limited, which has been established as a part of a joint endeavor with the platform, the report does not give accurate representations of turnover, assets, and liabilities.
The report was submitted to the United Kingdom. Registrar at Companies House. Binance Digital's turnover, assets, and liabilities, such as potential tax liabilities, net profits, nature of its operations, and/or related party transactions, were not adequately reflected, according to the complaint.
Dimplx is a British company. The exchange's shareholder claims that the information misfiling was intentional and calls into question financial statements for the fiscal year ending April 14, 2022. As a result, the shareholder is having trouble determining the existing fair value of Dimplx Limited's shareholding in Binance Digital.
The platform has reacted to the allegations, informing a media outlet that it was unable to respond to them thoroughly and that it understands "that the minority shareholders are frustrated that the partnership did not bear fruit."
Authorities are investigating Binance
The development is yet another setback for the platform in the United Kingdom, which has already encountered a number of setbacks in its efforts to expand into the country. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned people not to use the platform because it lacks a license. It also directed Binance to cease all regulated activities.
The FCA expressed concern about the exchange's agreement with Paysafe, a payments provider, in February 2022. It raised additional concerns about a collaboration between Binance subsidiary Bifinity and financial sectors company EQONEX a month later.
CEO Changpeng Zhao has stated that the exchange wishes to operate in the United Kingdom. He said that they would kickstart in the United Kingdom.
The U.K. is taking the cryptocurrency market very seriously, viewing it as highly speculative. The FCA's assessment of the market has been blunt. It has taken steps to rein in the market, such as warning social media platforms to prohibit financial ad campaigns that lead to deceitful products.
The FCA's head in the United Kingdom also believes that cryptocurrency promotions require more oversight. He believes that the regulator needs more authority to protect investors. He Yi, the co-founder of Binance, believes that the U.K. When it comes to cryptocurrency regulation is the most stressful region. She claimed that the exchange had resulted in communication errors when applying for a business license.