Malta Sees Path To PSD2 For Crypto In New FATF Rules

European efforts to implement new requirements around virtual currencies could see crypto-assets pushed into the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) by the back door, a regulator has suggested.

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recently released a suite of new requirements for regulating virtual currencies, intended to impose the same standards on the sector that are required for fiat currency and electronic money.

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