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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...
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...
On April 5, 2018 the Center for Rule-making Strategies at Tama University in Japan published a call for rule-making on initial coin offerings (ICOs). As ICOs are still in the development stage,...
In March 2018 the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report titled "Financial Technology: Additional Steps by Regulators Could Better Protect Consumers and Aid...
Irish lawmakers have opened conversation about how to react to the emergence of virtual currency and blockchain businesses, although legal experts doubt they will go beyond work already underway at...

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