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Governments Begin to Roll Out FATF’s Travel Rule Around the Globe

How is the FATF’s AML guidance being implemented around the world, and what is its impact on the crypto industry? It’s been nearly eight months since the Financial Action Task Force issued its divisive crypto directives, establishing traditional banking regulations within the crypto sector. With the year-long adoption deadline fast approaching, how have the world’s […]

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New EU AML Compliance Laws Could Disrupt the Crypto Industry

As the 5AMLD is signed into law, turbulent times lie ahead for the crypto industry, experts discuss the changes. On Jan. 10, the European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), was officially signed into law. The legislation will give sweeping powers to compliance organizations and law authorities. However, aside from tracking dirty money to offshore […]

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Crypto and Blockchain News From German-Speaking World: Oct. 20-26

Cointelegraph auf Deutsch presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency and blockchain-related developments from the German-speaking world. The German-speaking world has seen an array of crypto and blockchain-related developments over the past week, with the Federal Ministry of Finance concluding that cryptocurrencies are hardly involved in money laundering and terrorist financing (TF), Bitwala integrating a […]