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Dutch Central Bank Prepares to Start Regulating Crypto Sector

The central bank of the Netherlands is preparing to supervise the country’s crypto sector. The bank has requested crypto exchanges…

Spain Thwarts Bitcoin ATM Scam, Prompting Regulatory Debate Worldwide

Bitcoin ATMs are not currently governed by EU money laundering regulations, and arrests coordinated by Spanish police and Europol in…

Enforcement of Updated Crypto Guidelines From FATF Has Far-Reaching Implications

The FATF (Financial Action Task Force) has revealed updated guidelines that would require cryptocurrency and digital asset exchanges—and potentially independent…

Beyond KYC: Global Regulators Appear Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

The Takeaway The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to finalize new international standards for regulating cryptocurrency firms next…

Falcon Private Bank Launches Crypto Wallet With Support for Direct BTC and BCH Transfers

Switzerland’s Falcon Private Bank has introduced a cryptocurrency wallet as well as support for direct transfers of BTC, BCH, ETH and…

Why Some Crypto Companies Consider KYC and AML Compliance Unnecessary

When it comes to cryptocurrency regulation, there is a lack of consensus on how to protect investors. Criminal activity such…

Buying and Selling Property With Bitcoin Is More Complex Than It May Seem

Buying and selling property using cryptocurrency is less straightforward than was first assumed. The handful of mortgage lenders and realtors…

Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

A large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based…

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