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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 will give…

Research: 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…

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 United…

With New Regulations, Europe’s Crypto Companies May Be Running Out of Options

European crypto companies are finding themselves in a changing regulatory environment. The new realities they have to deal with stem…

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 as law…

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 companies carrying out cryptocurrency-related…

Kraken Reveals 49% Increase in Law Enforcement Investigations

The publication of crypto exchange Kraken’s 2019 Transparency Report has provoked discussion about the scale of government surveillance. According to…

Privacy Coins in 2019: 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…

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