Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactio...

CipherTrace Urges Crypto Companies to Prepare for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

For better or for worse, the cryptocurrency space is coming of age. Since Bitcoin’s rise to mainstream prominence in 2015, ther...
November 8, 2019
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Binance Chain and BNB Will Be Traceable via CipherTrace

American blockchain security firm CipherTrace will provide Anti-Money Laundering (AML) controls for Binance Chain and its nativ...

Calibra Head David Marcus Touts Libra’s Money Laundering Standards

Calibra CEO David Marcus recently claimed that the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards of Libra — Facebook’s proposed stablec...

Crypto and Blockchain News From German-Speaking World: Oct. 20-26

The German-speaking world has seen an array of crypto and blockchain-related developments over the past week, with the Federal ...

Germany Warns of Privacy Token Usage in Money Laundering and Terrorism

The German Federal Ministry of Finance has expressed concerns about rising use of privacy tokens due to their association with ...

FATF’s Regulations to Push Criminals to Privacy Coins: CipherTrace CEO

Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) crypto regulations will trigger a shift of criminal activity from Bitcoin (BTC) to privacy...

Anti-Money Laundering Laws Apply to Crypto Too, Says FinCEN Chief

The United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth Blanco spoke at the University of Georgetown w...

US Treasury Secretary Says Firms Left Libra Due to Compliance Issues

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has attributed the recent spate of firms abandoning Facebook’s Libra stablecoin...
October 15, 2019
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Can the Crypto Industry Adapt to the Travel Rule?

Regulators are clamping down on cryptocurrency, and companies around the world are feeling the strain. In late June, one of the...