The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has expanded its regulatory remit of the crypto space to include all cryptocurrency financial service providers.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) says stablecoins have the potential to enhance the efficiency of the provision of financial services. The body adds that the hybrid cryptocurrencies have the potential to bring efficiencies to payments (including cross-border payments) as well as to promote financial inclusion. Yet despite this acknowledgment, the FSB still argues against the […]
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Singapore’s crypto industry association is providing resources for local firms as they navigate new regulatory requirements.
During the last few years, blockchain surveillance has increased a great deal and in the early days around 2013-14, there were only a handful of firms. Now there are more than 20 blockchain analysis companies that monitor addresses, transactions, and making sure addresses are AML/CFT compliant as well. The Rise of Blockchain Analysis Ventures In […]
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Reports have emerged depicting long lines in front of a physical gold sales location in Germany, in view of pending legislation which would once again lower the anonymous purchase limit, this time from €10,000 to €2,000. The last drop happened in 2017 when the limit was set at €15,000. A draft bill from the German […]
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With stricter new regulations on the horizon for the crypto space around the world, Australians have found that it’s actually their traditional financial institutions that have been breaching well-established anti-money laundering rules and other industry standards this year. Westpac, one of the country’s largest banks, is now under investigation for millions of purported violations of […]
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There has been a 47% rise in cross-border payments from U.S. crypto exchanges to offshore exchanges since early 2017, posing an ostensible quandary for regulators
Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority is to assume its role as registration and supervisory authority for the crypto sector, as new legislation comes into force this week