Tag Archives: AML

30Sep/19

Attorneys Seek Bank of Ireland Execs’ Testimony Against OneCoin Scammer

Executives at the Bank of Ireland (BOI) could join a trial in the case against Mark Scott, who allegedly helped launder nearly $400 million via cryptocurrency scam scheme OneCoin. Four BOI witnessesRead More…

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08Aug/19

SBI Holding’s VC Trade Crypto Exchange Integrates New KYC and AML Tech

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange VC Trade has integrated an anti-money laundering (AML) compliance technology developed by Taiwanese digital currency hardware wallet company CoolBitX. As Japanese finance-focused news outlet Blocktempo reported on Aug. 8,Read More…

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18Jul/19

Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

Economist and anti-cryptocurrency pundit Nouriel Roubini has recently declared that there is “overwhelming evidence of rampant fraud and abuse” in the crypto space.  Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business,Read More…

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25Jun/19

French Central Bank: Facebook’s Libra May Need Banking License

Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said that Facebook’s Libra stablecoin must comply with anti-money laundering regulation and seek banking licenses if it offers banking services, Reuters reports on JuneRead More…

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09Jun/19

Binance DEX: Navigating Country-Specific Cryptocurrency Trading Restrictions

At the start of June 2019, reports emerged that Binance DEX’s website was blocking users with IP addresses from 29 countries. This news immediately caused confusion with some commentators, using it asRead More…

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07Jun/19

Republic of San Marino Issues Regulatory Policies on Tokens, Token Offerings

The captains regent of the Republic of San Marino, Nicola Selva and Michele Muratori, have issued a governmental decree on blockchain tech for businesses, according to a recent document. The new decreeRead More…

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23May/19

Japan to Check Money Laundering Policies of Crypto Exchanges Ahead of FATF Inspection

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly cracking down on crypto exchanges that offer anonymous transactions or have weak identity verification practices in preparation for inspection by the Financial Action Task ForceRead More…

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14May/19

Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase’s Former Compliance Managers

Facebook hired two Coinbase veterans to work in compliance this month, and at least one of them is involved with the social media giant’s blockchain effort. Jeff Cartwright left Coinbase in MarchRead More…

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02May/19

Binance’s Compliance Drive Continues With New Elliptic Partnership

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is continuing to ramp up its regulatory compliance efforts. The exchange has just partnered with blockchain analytics startup Elliptic to boost its compliance and security capabilities, Elliptic announced Thursday. TheRead More…

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