Polish Authorities Approve Tough AML Laws On E-Money And Virtual Currencies

Poland has effectively pre-empted incoming EU rules on e-money and virtual currency, bolstering its overdue implementation of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD) with tough controls on prepaid cards and exchange platforms.

A bill transposing the directive into national law was signed by the presidency at the end of March and is set to take effect in July this year.

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