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The head of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) innovation unit has urged the UK cryptocurrency sector to raise its standards on fraud and crime, in response to criticisms over its delay in...
Australia’s top consumer protection regulator has issued a warning over the fraudulent use of prepaid gift cards, cryptocurrencies and money remittance firms, after losses soared to almost half a...
On April 25, 2019, the Austrian parliament introduced for consultation a draft law titled “Federal Law amending the Financial Market Authority Act” (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das...
On April 18, 2019, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation's (CBR) Research and Prognosis Department published analysis on central bank digital currency (CBDC), titled "Does the central banks...
North Korea appears to be stepping up efforts to circumvent sanctions by performing an end-run around the banking sector, instead using cryptocurrency to raise funds and make purchases, researchers...
The UK has opened consultations on its approach to EU-wide anti-money laundering reforms, restating its plans to regulate a wider range of crypto-asset activities and tighten controls on e-money...
Bittrex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by volume, is crying out for “regulatory clarity” in the United States, the company’s chief strategy officer told a blockchain...
At the ASEAN central bank governors' meeting on April 4, 2019 in Chiang Rai, Thailand, a number of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) central banks signed various agreements to foster...
Malta’s financial regulator is seeking to stop risks from its new virtual asset licensing regime spilling over into other parts of the country’s financial sector, following a rebuke from the...
On March 22, 2019, the Bank of England (BoE) released a paper titled “Embracing the promise of fintech”, which discusses the potential that fintech shows and how this can be harnessed in a way that...

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