Ukraine to Block Crypto Wallets for Illicit Funds, Finance Minister Says

Ukrainian authorities will be able to “block crypto wallets” in order to seize illegally obtained assets, a notice on the count...

Deribit Releases Specifics of New KYC Policy Following Move to Panama

Deribit, a crypto futures and options exchange that is moving from the Netherlands to Panama to avoid Europe’s new Anti-Money L...

FCA’s New AML Regime – UK’s Crypto Market Will Have to Adapt in 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now the United Kingdom’s sole Anti-Money Laundering (AML) authority for the cryp...

New EU AML Compliance Laws Could Disrupt the Crypto Industry

On Jan. 10, the European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), was officially signed into law. The legislation w...

Binance and Huobi Received Over 52% of Total $2.8B Illicit BTC in 2019

Binance and Huobi have together received over 52% of total $2.8 billion illicit Bitcoin (BTC) transfers in 2019, according to a...

US Congress Looks at Role of Crypto and Internet in Funding Hate Crimes

The House Financial Services Committee has raised concerns over the use of cryptocurrencies to fund domestic terrorism in the U...

What The 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive Means For Crypto Businesses

The European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) came into effect today, January 10. The regulation was entered...
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UK Financial Watchdog FCA Now Supervises AML/CTF Compliance of Crypto Businesses

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) now monitors anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) for ...

True Financial Freedom or a Criminal’s Delight?

The right to privacy is a fundamental prerequisite for peace of mind and security. The idea that only criminals have something ...

Did 2019 Deliver on All That Was Promised for the Crypto Industry?

Disappointment isn’t always a bad thing. It can be a spur, motivating one to work harder to meet expectations and goals. It is ...