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On April 18, 2018, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand published in its bulletin an article titled “What is digital currency?”, outlining and explaining the various forms of digital currencies, in...
On December 18, 2017 a political agreement has been reached between the presidency of the European Council and the European Parliament on amendments to the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th...
The EU is finally on the brink of introducing a raft of new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, including tighter controls on prepaid cards, cross-border payments and virtual currencies.
On April 13, 2018, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) released a consultation paper on the Financial Instrument Test, which was introduced in an earlier discussion paper on initial coin...
The UK could be moving closer to a single coherent policy on virtual currencies, as the country’s primary financial regulator has announced its intention to investigate the issue and turn out an...
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 with tough controls on prepaid...
European enforcement agencies have found fresh links between payment cards, cryptocurrencies and organised crime, dismantling a group involved in laundering the proceeds of illicit drug sales.
New Australian rules governing virtual currency exchanges came into effect last week, and despite a gentle on-ramp for enforcement, a raft of exchanges have already sought and gained approval.
On April 5, 2018 the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) published a statement to set out various developmental and regulatory policy measures to enhance regulation and supervision, expand and deepen...
International payment firms are on tenterhooks after Indian regulators announced new rules restricting transaction data storage, while also instructing all financial entities to sever ties with...

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