A senior official at the French central bank has said that the onus is on those companies developing stablecoins to ensure that they do so in a responsible manner, as well as reiterating plans for...
With international terrorist groups increasingly relying on cryptocurrency as a source of funding, terrorists and extremists within the U.S. are following suit, officials warned during a...
Finland has declared its intention to continue a strong campaign against financial crime, with an expanded team and a renewed focus on virtual currency providers.
As cross-border payments continue to grow, the decline in correspondent banking relationships driven by de-risking concerns remains a significant challenge for the sector, according to the U.S....
New European rules governing virtual currency operators come into effect in the UK today, despite concerns that a rushed schedule and lack of guidance could leave businesses in the lurch.
Contention over the finer points of new payments regulation continued to rage in Europe, with industry and regulators clashing over issues with new strong authentication requirements and the...
A top U.S. Federal Reserve official warned this week that Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency could present "a number of risks" to consumers and the financial system — adding to the chorus of...
The UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU) has published its 2019 annual report on suspicious activity reports (SARs), as well as the third edition of its "SARs In Action" publication addressed to...
Sweden’s central bank has launched a project to begin testing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), as it presses ahead with exploration of an e-krona.
Six months after U.S. financial regulators issued clarification on reporting requirements for cryptocurrency providers, the industry appears to have received the message loud and clear, with the...
Estonia’s parliament is on the cusp of passing legal amendments to overhaul a light-touch cryptocurrency licensing regime that has led to 2,335 authorisations being handed out over just two years.
An Ethereum Foundation employee has been arrested by U.S. authorities for allegedly teaching attendees of a conference in North Korea how to use cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade...
German lawmakers are set to approve a new regulatory framework for crypto-asset firms, handing a boost to the nascent sector by dropping earlier plans over business segregation and capital...
Senior members of OneCoin, the alleged $4bn Ponzi scheme based on a non-existent cryptocurrency, recently obtained permission to operate virtual currency exchanges and provide digital wallets in...
Crypto-asset providers are now able to apply for a licence in France, paving the way for what lawmakers hope will be a flourishing blockchain sector in the country.
Lawyers in the London office of international firm Locke Lord gave advice to since-disappeared “cryptoqueen” Ruja Ignatova despite being aware her investment scheme OneCoin may have been a scam, US...

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