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Jul 06 2021

Hackers Ask for $70M in BTC to Publish Decrypter

July 6, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

Jun 28 2021

These Three Big Names Are Getting Into NFTs

June 28, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

Jun 22 2021

FATF: Malta Takes Heat for Crypto Friendly Policies

Jun 22 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  fatf malta regulation

According to a recent report by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a regional regulatory body, the Maltese government has allowed the crypto industry to adopt a lax attitude toward regulations. The FATF alleges that more than $70 billion in crypto transactions have moved through Malta, and some of these transactions may not have been [...] The post FATF: Malta Takes Heat for...

May 28 2021

Rep. Tom Emmer, One of the Most Active Crypto Congress Members, on Taxes and DeFi

May 28 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 blockchain crypto defi fatf

House Representative Tom Emmer, of Minnesota, is one of the most active voice for crypto and blockchain in the US government. In this episode, he discusses: what book made Tom fall down the crypto rabbit hole why Tom believes the Financial...

May 03 2021

Crypto.com Becomes First Firm to Incorporate CipherTrace Tool To Comply With New FATF Travel Rule

May 03 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  ciphertrace crypto.com fatf news regulation law

crypto.com, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency payment platfrom with over a 3 million user base has become the first firm to use...

Apr 02 2021

The FATF Is Loading The Gun

Continuously expanding surveillance on financial transactions has no place in Bitcoin.On paper, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was created more than 30 years ago by G7 countries to fight organized criminal and narcotic financial flows. The intergovernmental organization describes itself as a “dynamic contributor to peace and security” and issues...

Why Proposed FATF Rules Could Be a Shock for DeFi

Dave Jevans, CEO of Cipher Trace, talks about what the new draft guidance from the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) means for DeFi, NFTs, and crypto in general. In this show, he breaks down: the six main areas the draft guidance covers, including the expansion of KYC regulatory standards into DeFi (1:07)...

Michael Jordan’s NFT Investment

Apr 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blackrock blockchain btc crypto

PLUS: Goldman Sachs to offer clients bitcoin! With Bitcoin hovering just below $60k and Ethereum sitting just under $2k, it looks like April could be another bullish month in the crypto industry. In lieu of a typical introduction summarizing the week’s news, I am going to embed a tweet from the @Unchained_pod, the new Twitter handle for all Unchained content. Click the link...

Mar 26 2021

Tesla Is a HODLer

PLUS: What you need to know about $COIN The SEC received a bitcoin ETF application from Fidelity this week, marking the sixth such filing within the U.S. For a brief second, it also seemed Goldman Sachs filed too, but, as it was later clarified, Goldman only...

Mar 25 2021

Breaking: Binance Hires Two Former FATF Executives as Regulatory and Compliance Advisor

Binance, the world's leading cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume has hired two former FATF executives as its regulatory and compliance advisors. The new appointees include former FATF Executive Secretary Rick McDonell and...

Mar 22 2021

FATF Recommends Heightened Restrictions On Virtual Assets And Service Providers

Mar 22 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  aml business fatf kyc regulation

In its updated guidance on virtual assets and virtual asset service providers, the FATF recommends requiring more strict KYC/AML measures.The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has updated its “Guidance for a risk-based approach to virtual assets...

Feb 18 2021

‘Evil VASP’ Simulation Preps Crypto Exchanges for FATF Travel Rule

Backed by CipherTrace, TRISA looks to get virtual asset service providers (VASPs) ready for new anti-money laundering rules.

Feb 09 2021

BitMEX Introduces Data Storage Framework for FATF’s Travel Rule

Compliance chief Malcolm Wright led the development of BitMEX’s data storage principles for crypto exchanges.

Dec 24 2020

The Global Challenge of Regulating Virtual Assets

Moving through the high-level confusion of an emergent field of digital assets during a pandemic presented unique challanges.

Nov 27 2020

Industry Pros Weigh In on Rumors of New Crypto Wallet Regulations

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ciphertrace crypto wallets fatf fincen netki

From shorter consultations to insider comments, recent rumors about U.S. regulation of private crypto wallets have some compelling context.

Nov 18 2020

FATF Needs Entirely New Approach to Regulating Crypto, Says V20 Summit

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business ciphertrace fatf notabene sian jones

Industry players at the Virtual Asset Service Providers Summit urged regulators to rethink their approach in light of DeFi and DEXs.

Nov 16 2020

Why FinCEN Wants Details on All Cross-Border Transactions Over $250

Nov 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  fatf fincen news policy & regulation travel rule

At an event Monday, FinCEN staffers discussed the “why” of a new proposal that has crypto fans concerned.

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