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Comprehensive international standards may be the most straightforward way for virtual currency operators to adhere to the most recent set of demands from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF),...
Payment service providers are on the front line of the European Commission’s probe into whether Facebook’s cryptocurrency project poses a risk to fair competition in the continent’s financial...
The head of the G7 group analysing the proposed Libra payment system has called for a world in which private currencies exist alongside publicly-backed means of payment.
On September 17, 2019, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) published Working Paper No. 811 titled "Embedded supervision: how to build regulation into blockchain finance". The document...
Representatives of the Libra Association tackled mounting concerns about Facebook’s mooted global payments system during a meeting with 27 central banks in Switzerland on Monday.
On March 1, 2018, the Chamber of Deputies approved the Law to Regulate Financial Technology Institutions, known as the Fintech Law. The law aims to regulate financial services provided by financial...
U.S. enforcement authorities have shot a warning to firms seeking to build an international payment network based on cryptocurrency, emphasising the need to obey its anti-money laundering (AML)...
Facebook has announced it intends to apply for a payment system licence from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to cover Libra, its controversial cryptocurrency project.
Swiss regulators have reiterated their “stringent” approach to anti-money laundering (AML) compliance for blockchain-based payment services as they issued the first licences to crypto-focused banks.
On August 26, 2019, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published guidance on payments on the blockchain. ...

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