Germany issue new crypto regulations
Bitcoin Regulation

Germany To Issue Crypto Regulations On January 1 2020

The Amended Directive to the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive will go into force in Germany on January 1, 2020. Some of the key changes affect how the German Banking Act and...

Emilio Janus | 1 month ago
Chainalysis partners with Bitfinex
Bitcoin

Chainalysis Partners with Bitfinex for Privacy-Safe Compliance

This week, Chainalysis announced the completion of a full AML solution applied on the Bitfinex exchange. The blockchain analysis is becoming the next frontier of verification, as the...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
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Second Largest Australian Bank Broke AML Laws More Than 23 Million...

Westpac, Australia’s second-largest bank, violated money laundering laws 23 million times and could be fined AUD21 million (US$15.7 million) per breach. Westpac Banking Corp, the...

Ali | 2 months ago
IRS Investigates Crypto ATMs and Kiosks
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IRS Voices Concerns Over Crypto Kiosks and ATMs

The IRS has announced that it is investigating crypto kiosks and ATMs with concerns regarding tax evasions, as well as the possibility of money laundering, controlled substance...

Ali | 2 months ago
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World’s Most Comprehensive Crypto Tracing Announced With 87%...

In a world of increasing regulation and state paranoia over money laundering or terrorism, the ability to trace the movements of crypto assets has become more relevant than ever...

Martin Young | 3 months ago
UK bank fined bitcoin good
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UK Banks Fined $66 Billion For Insurance Fraud; Bitcoin Still Bad?

The arguments as to why bitcoin is superior to the banking system are pretty clear cut to anyone that has used it. A decade ago BTC was conceived to cut out the fatcat middlemen and...

Martin Young | 4 months ago
Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self Regulator Proposes Margin Capped Trading Rules
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Int’l Finance Watchdog Appoints Japanese Cryptocurrency...

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed Ryozo Himino, Japan’s top cryptocurrency regulator, as the new head of its Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 5 months ago
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Authorities Dismantle Shadow Bank That Handled ‘Hundreds of...

An Arizona Man and an Israeli woman have been charged in connection with providing “shadow banking services” to cryptocurrency exchanges — involving millions of dollars...

Matthew North | 9 months ago
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Anti-Bitcoin Banks Paid Over $243 Billion in Fines Since the...

Banks are quick to label Bitcoin the money of criminals. But banks fines since the financial crisis have totaled over $243 billion. Bitcoin fines? Zero. Isn’t it time for society to...

Christina Comben | 10 months ago
Bitcoin Regulation

68% of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Not Fully KYC Compliant

A recent study held amongst 25 different cryptocurrency exchanges across Europe and the U.S. revealed that only 32% perform full identity checks on their users. This might prompt...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
Cindx Announces Plans for Ico Pre-Sale Amidst Release of Revolutionary Crypto Trading Hub That Allows Users to Follow Expert Traders
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Peer Mountain Is The First ‘Enterprise Token’

Issues regarding data storage and usage have come to the forefront of public attention in recent years, with high profile cases like the Equifax data breach — where sensitive data of...

Bitcoinist | 2 years ago
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‘Big Four’ Australian Bank Beats Bitcoin… in Money...

One of Australia’s “big four” banks, Commonwealth Bank (CBA), has agreed to pay Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) AUS$700M ($530M USD) in...

Toju Omet | 2 years ago