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Never one for reticence, Ripple Labs will crush correspondent banking and transform financial services indelibly, its founder and chief executive Chris Larsen tells PaymentsCompliance in an...
Various U.S. states are scrambling to regulate Bitcoin, but with decidedly mixed results, a new report finds. PaymentsCompliance looks at what is currently on the boil in the country.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued guidance which focuses on applying a risk-based approach to money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks associated with virtual currency...
On June 26, 2015, at its annual plenary in Brisbane, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) released guidance on virtual currencies. This FAQ examines what this could mean to compliance in and...
A Canadian senator helping draft the country’s impending crypto-currency regulations has told PaymentsCompliance to expect a relaxed “light touch” approach that will let industry lead the way.
Singapore is pumping S$225m (US$165m) into fintech research and will adopt new payments regulations, claiming that Blockchain technology and Bitcoin will play a significant role.
A major UK bank is turning to crypto-currency technology to battle its continual plague of IT failings and technical glitches, believing the Blockchain will help fire it back to the top.
The emergence of crypto-currency forensics, or analysis of the Blockchain to track the flow of funds, has ignited debate around new risks to the integrity of Bitcoin as a payment system.
The world’s top anti-money laundering watchdog has today published guidance and recommendations on a raft of issues from handling virtual currencies to the inherent dangers of banks de-risking...
With Blockchain technology still in its infancy, experts at the centre of the debate have warned the payments industry it may be wise not to believe the hype.