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Monerium to Issue E-Money on the Algorand Blockchain In New Partnership

Licensed e-money issuer Monerium will support the blockchain protocol Algorand in 2020. News of the two firms’ non-exclusive pa...

Six Major Central Banks to Collaborate on Digital Currency Research

The central banks of Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, European Union, Sweden and Switzerland created a group with the Bank fo...

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...

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 ...

ECB President Pushes for a Central Bank Digital Currency

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, supports the bank’s active involvement in the development ...

2019 to 2020: Insiders, Outsiders and Experimenters in Crypto Regulation: Part 1

In 2019, we witnessed crypto regulations leave the domain of stuffy legal pontification and enter the realm of geopolitics (as ...

New Year 2020 Crypto Shopping Guide for Filthy Rich Hodlers

A new year heralds the opportunity for a new beginning. The start of a new life cycle. As the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1,...

Binance Users Can Now Buy Four Cryptos with Visa Credit and Debit Cards

Major global cryptocurrency exchange Binance now allows users to buy crypto directly through Visa credit and debit cards. In a ...

SBI Partners With Stock Exchange Boerse Stuttgart to Drive Crypto Adoption

Japanese financial services giant SBI has partnered with Germany’s second-largest stock exchange Boerse Stuttgart Group to prom...

Are Exchanges Ready for New Rules?

The deadline is rapidly approaching.  5AMLD — the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive —  is a piece of legislation that bring...