The UK is to bolster financial regulatory defences by asking businesses how suspicious activity reporting procedures can be improved.
A major Australian inquiry into the status of virtual currencies has been extended until August, after government figures were unable to reach a consensus this week.
Encik Abu Hassan Alshari Yahaya, Assistant Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia gave a speech at the ASEAN regional Bank on "Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism", in...
Italian businesses can accept crypto-currencies without the fear of the Italian tax office penalising them for accepting it as payment for services or products; however, the Bank of Italy shares...
A global anti-terrorism watchdog has called for further counter-measures against the names heading its blacklist of areas which pose the greatest threat to the international financial system.
The wider UK payment industry must heed tightened anti-money laundering (AML) regulations proposed for banks and insurance intermediaries, legal experts have warned.
A major new report on terrorism financing has laid bare tactics used by ISIS to bypass regulatory blockades and net millions of dollars in funding through avenues such as Twitter and Skype.
The Bank of England has outlined how companies looking to offer digital currencies could potentially be regulated if it were to radically adopt or copy Bitcoin technology. 
Businesses active in Bosnia have been warned glaring deficiencies in the country’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing programmes remain.
Quebec’s financial regulators have announced that cash machine and trading platforms will require licences to provide crypto-currency services.
New payment technology allows terrorism to spread freely through “alarming” regulatory holes, experts have warned, as Asian regulators call on the private sector to help banks and governments fight...
Italy has announced virtual currency exchanges do not need to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory requirements, sparking speculation it will adopt a relaxed approach to Bitcoin and...
Identity management controls must be at the top of the boardroom agenda for any business active in the payment processing chain, two of today’s foremost security experts have warned.
As payments services providers were hoping the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive would create harmonisation across the EU to create a level playing field among market participants, Julian...
Vietnamese banks are subject to new payment reporting requirements, as the county builds on its recent record for tackling money laundering with greater compliance demands.
Bangladesh’s adoption of mobile money has come at such a frantic pace that regulators must step in to tackle an equally flourishing fraud problem, the country’s oldest communication company has said.

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