Articles with tag like: cryptocurrency exchanges

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WISeKey launches WISeCoin for secure digital transactions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Dec 2020

WISeKey has unveiled the launch of a new WISeCoin service to support secure interactions between IoT devices, MobileIDWorld reports. 

WISeKey, WISeCoin, digital transactions, product launch, digital signatures, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital payments, digital wallets

As Coinbase, Binance experience faults, cryptocurrency markets crash

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Sep 2020

Both Coinbase and Binance, two large cryptocurrency exchanges, have been experiencing issues with their services, causing many cryptocurrency markets to crash.

Bitcoin, BTC, Bitcoin Cash, BCH, Tezos, crypto market, Binanace, Coinbase, cryptocurrency exchanges, market crash

COVID-19 pandemic boosts crypto trading in Russia

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jun 2020

A rise in Bitcoin trading across Russia has been revealed by a study performed by several Russia-based crypto exchanges since March 2020 amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

Binance, Garantex, Russia, EXMO, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitcoin, COVID-19, lockdown, Bitcoin trading

New requirements on crypto exchanges voted by South Korean lawmakers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Mar 2020

South Korean lawmakers have voted to place tough new requirements on cryptocurrency exchanges, adding legitimacy to the country’s crypto economy.

cryptocurrency exchanges, South Korea, AML, VASP, CFT, virtual asset service providers, virtual assets, regulators

Hong Kong to bolster crypto regulations in line with international AML norms

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Feb 2020

Hong Kong may soon bolster its policing of the cryptocurrency sector to better conform with international anti-money laundering (AML) norms, according to CoinDesk.

AML, cryptocurrency, regulation, policy, virtual asset service providers, FATF, Hong Kong, cryptocurrency exchanges

British tax authorities demand customer information from crypto exchanges

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Aug 2019

The British tax authority, HM Revenue & Customs, has been pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges to reveal customers’ names and transaction histories, in a bid to claim unpaid taxes.

HM Revenue & Customs, cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase, eToro, CEX.IO

Most crypto exchanges lack clear KYC policies

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Apr 2019

A global study of 216 exchanges by the regtech startup Coinfirm has found 69% of crypto exchange do not have “complete and transparent” know-your-customer (KYC) procedures.

KYC, AML, cryptocurrency exchanges, study, terrorist financing, Bitcoin, Coinfirm

Asian cryptocurrency exchanges to face insurance hurdles

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Dec 2018

Asian cryptocurrency exchanges and traders have been struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, according to Reuters.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchanges, Asia, insurance, identity theft, cryptocurrency theft

IdentityMind protects FIs with virtual currency risk assessment

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Dec 2018

IdentityMind has announced a protection tool for financial institutions with virtual currency risk assessment in the wake of OFAC action against sanctioned Iranians using Bitcoin.

IdentityMind, FIS, cryptocurrency, risk assessment, risk management, AML, KYC, cryptocurrency exchanges, US

France plans to simplify the cryptocurrencies tax regime

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Nov 2018

The National Assembly Finance Commission of France has announced plans to simplify the tax regime imposed on the French cryptocurrency market.

France, regulating Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, crypto trading, cryptocurrency exchanges

IronFX, IronX welcome PumaPay token to their trading platforms

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Nov 2018

IronFX, a global online trading platform, has added the PumaPay Token (PMA) as a funding method as well as a base currency on its trading platform.

IronFX, IronX, PumaPay, cryptocurrency, tokens, partnership, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency exchanges, online trading, trading platform

New rules on customer asset management imposed by Japanese regulators

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Oct 2018

Japan’s self-regulatory agency JVCEA has revealed plans to tighten the customer asset management measures.

JVCEA, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchanges, Japan, cold wallet, hot wallet

Cryptocurrency exchanges under NYDFS scrutiny

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Sep 2018

The attorney general has asked New York’s Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to review whether three exchanges might be operating unlawfully in the state.

NYDFS, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, US, cryptocurrency exchanges, regulation

The Fifth AML Directive extends to cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Sep 2018

The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD5) entered into force in July 2018 and updates the legal framework under the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD4).

MLD5, cryptocurrency, anti money laundering, directive, Europe, cryptocurrency exchanges, terrorist financing

Switzerland to regain cryptocurrency crown

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Jul 2018

Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, according to Reuters.

cryptocurrency, ICOs, banks, money laundering, Switzerland, cryptocurrency exchanges

Study: cryptocurrency exchange users exposed to financial theft

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Mar 2018

Over 70% cryptocurrency exchanges leave their users’ accounts exposed to financial theft due to unsafe password practices, Dashlane’s study has revealed.

cryptocurrency, study, weak passwords, financial theft, Dashlane, cryptocurrency exchanges, password manager

Japanese financial authorities inspect digital currency exchanges

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Feb 2018

Japan`s financial regulator has begun on-site inspections of multiple digital currency exchanges to check their risk management systems.

cryptocurrency, crypto, Japan, cryptocurrency exchanges, Coincheck, FSA

Visa, Mastercard to slow down the rush of Bitcoin and crypto investments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Feb 2018

Visa and Mastercard have decided to reclassify the way Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency purchases are processed on their networks, according to TechCrunch.

Coinbase, Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, cryptocurrency, Visa, MasterCard, cryptocurrency exchanges