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On April 30, 2018 the Bank of Korea released its 2017 Payments Report, covering the main developments regarding the operation and management of the payments system. The report draws attention to...
A Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) director has said the use of cryptocurrency for cross-border payments is a "legitimate and economically significant" deployment of the technology.
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to face fresh legal action over its shock order that financial firms cut off services to cryptocurrency firms and users.
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...
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.
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...