Why Regulation Is the Best Thing for Crypto

What’s driving regulatory processes around crypto, and why should we welcome restrictions on an industry that has so far enjoyed nearly unbridled freedom? When we hear about holders of crypto being tracked down by the Internal Revenue Service, or that imprisonment is being considered for anyone using crypto in India, it conjures up a disconcerting […]

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Swiss Regulator Releases AML, KYC Guidance for Blockchain Payments

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority has released guidance on regulatory requirements for payments on the blockchain under FINMA supervision. Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has released guidance on regulatory requirements for payments on the blockchain under FINMA supervision. The new guidance for virtual asset service providers, published on Aug. 26, applies to blockchain service […]

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Singapore Crypto Association Launches Code of Practice

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore, has developed a Code of Practice in partnership with multinational law firm Linklaters. The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore (ACCESS) has developed a Code of Practice in partnership with multinational law firm Linklaters. A Global Legal Post report published Aug. 19 revealed that ACCESS had […]

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CoinGecko Joins AMLT Network to Combat Exchange Fraud, Scams, Hacks

CoinGecko has joined a blockchain analytics network focusing on anti-money laundering and know-your-customer issues in an effort to improve its exchange transparency services. Crypto market aggregator CoinGecko has joined the network of blockchain analytics and anti-money laundering (AML) company Coinfirm. This partnership will reportedly allow CoinGecko to improve its exchange Trust Score algorithm, as well […]

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