The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission released an announcement confirming that Coinbase exchange had agreed to settle charges and to pay millions of dollars of penalty.
Senior officials in South Korea have approved measures that will introduce a raft of new anti-money laundering provisions for digital currency companies.
The revised guidance comes after a 12-month review of the initial release, which found that some jurisdictions’ AML and CFT regimes with respect to digital assets were still underdeveloped or not developed at all.
The British Overseas Territory recently announced the new regime for virtual asset service providers, with the Ministry of Financial Services publishing a preliminary set of rules with immediate effect.
A judge has dismissed an attempt by Kraken owner Payward Inc to sue a former employee who revealed the exchange’s physical address.
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has overhauled seven of its nine guiding principles on which the regulatory framework is based.
The Cabinet of Ireland gave their approval to a bill that transposes the criminal justice aspects of AMLD5 into national law.
IRS’s new Initiative should not come as a shock to investors paying close attention to legal developments or those who properly understand Bitcoin’s design and intention.
Ultimately, stablecoins will be covered by the same laws as other digital assets under the European Union's AMLD5.
Dr. Marcus Pleyer, deputy director general at the German Federal Ministry of Finance, started his two-year term as FATF president on July 1.