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For anyone involved in payment services the chances of appearing on the U.S. government radar for non-compliance are greater than ever, and the consequences of doing so even more damaging. In the...
Chinese online payment giant Alipay is considering a stock market listing in the US after a series of deals to boost its standing in the West, according to reports.
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...
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...