Insights & Analysis

The U.S. government’s sanctions watchdog is believed to be investigating cases where cryptocurrencies have been used to skirt sanctions controls, with enforcement action tipped to be on the way.

A think tank specialising in terrorist financing has warned that Hamas and Islamic State are finding new ways of using Bitcoin to evade...

Abiding by the ever-expanding reach of global sanctions laws is a growing worry for compliance teams at payment firms and banks, and the UK...

Regulatory Research

On July 9, 2019, the Bank of Israel released a policy paper in which it states its position in relation to the issue of banks’ payments...
Israel has a highly developed and transparent financial system, dubbed “Silicon Wadi”, which is home to many international technology...
On May 23, 2019, the Bank of Israel announced that, as part of its initiative to increase competition in the banking system, it intends to...