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Croatia added to FATF's 'grey list' of countries

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Jun 2023

France-based global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force has added Croatia to its 'grey list'. 

compliance, money laundering, financial crime, FATF

Japan implements stricter rules for cryptocurrency transactions

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 May 2023

The government of Japan has decided to implement stricter rules for cryptocurrency transactions to comply with global regulations.

cryptocurrency, compliance, regulation, FATF

Fireblocks, Notabene to simplify compliance

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 May 2023

Fireblocks has launched a compliance solutions suite to simplify how customers meet digital asset regulatory requirements and integrated with Notabene for Travel Rule compliance.

partnership, product launch, FATF, Travel Rule, compliance, regulation, digital assets, web3, DeFi, crypto, fintech, AML, transaction monitoring, financial crime, virtual asset, KYT, screening, digital wallet

Notabene's report reveals growth in Travel Rule adoption globally

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Apr 2023

US-based Notabene has published its second ‘State of Crypto Travel Rule Compliance’ report, which showcases results from their 2023 global Travel Rule compliance survey.

cryptocurrency, regulation, compliance, report, FATF

CBUAE issues new AML and CFT guidelines

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jan 2023

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has issued new guidelines for licensed financial institutions (LFIs) on anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

fraud prevention, regulation, CDD, digital identity, AML, CFT, FATF, financial institutions, transaction monitoring

Sygna Hub launches AML/CFT solution for crypto

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Apr 2022

Taiwan-based blockchain security firm CoolBitX has unveiled Sygna Hub, an AML/CTF-focused product to help virtual asset service providers (VASPs) meet evolving crypto regulations.

AML, CFT, virtual asset, FATF, cybercrime, cybersecurity

Estonia doesn't plan to ban crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jan 2022

Estonia’s Ministry of Finance has shut down claims that owning and trading cryptocurrency would be banned under the proposed anti-money laundering legislation.

regulation, cryptocurrency, FATF, virtual asset

Sumsub rolls out self-start service and anti-fraud platform for SMBs

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Dec 2021

UK-based AML and online fraud prevention startup Sumsub has launched a Self-Start Service and offers new identity verification plans for small businesses. 


product launch, digital identity, FATF, KYC, AML

UAE's central bank issues new guidelines on AML

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Nov 2021

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has issued new guidance on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) for licensed exchange houses (LEH).

AML, CFT, FATF, central bank, fraud management

Turkey now on FATF's list of doubtful AML and CFT practices

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Nov 2021

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has added Turkey to its list of jurisdictions subject to increased monitoring (also known as the FATF Gray List).

AML, FATF, CFT, online security

Morpho Labs partners with Shufti Pro for KYC/AML-compliant ID checks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Nov 2021

France-based fintech startup Morpho Labs has selected UK-based digital identity verification platform Shufti Pro for KYC and AML checks on cryptocurrency investors.

digital identity, identity verification, startup, KYC, AML, FATF, artificial intelligence

Crystal partners with Notabene to provide FATF Travel Rule compliance

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Oct 2021

Netherlands-based blockchain investigative tool Crystal Blockchain has announced a partnership with Notabene, a Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Travel Rule solution provider. 

partnership, regulation, FATF, fraud prevention

New Zealand's Ministry of Justice assesses AML/CFT regulation and calls for changes

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Oct 2021

The government of New Zealand has announced its statutory review will release information about how the AML/CFT act has performed since it’s commencement and whether any changes are necessary.

regulation, AML, CFT, fraud prevention, FATF

BitMEX publishes data storage framework as part of new AML rules

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Feb 2021

Crypto exchange BitMEX has published a framework of principles for how best to store additional batches of transactional provenance data.

BitMEX, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, AML, virtual assets, VASPs, Travel Rule, FATF, crypto, InterVASP, ivms101, banks

Monetary Authority of Singapore to adopt enhanced Financial Action Task Force standards

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Nov 2020

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently proposed amendments to the Payment Services Act (PS Act).

Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Payment Services Act, VASPs, AML, FATF, crypto providers, virtual assets, Singapore

Banks, governments, and crypto industry divided on cryptocurrency risk, survey reveals

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Oct 2020

Professionals in the crypto industry believe that governments are behind the curve on the perceived risks, opportunities, and regulation of cryptocurrency, according to a new survey by RUSI and ACAMS.

RUSI, ACAMS, study, YouGov, FATF, cryptocurrency, crypto risk, money laundering, trafficking, banks, transactions , blockchain

The Wirecard scandal - how digitalisation can be marshalled to tackle money launderers

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Jul 2020

In the future, banks that are not as internationally networked in money laundering prevention as the perpetrators will remain easy to outsmart

hawk:AI, AML, CFT, FIU, financial crime, money laundering, Tobias Schweiger, AI, machine learning, digitalisation, fraud prevention, Wirecard scandal, FATF, BaFin, Germany, Wirecard Bank

ING rolls out FATF-friendly protocol for crypto exchanges

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Jun 2020

ING has developed a protocol to assist with the Financial Action Task Force’s Travel Rule requirement for crypto transfers and companies dealing with digital assets.

ING, FATF, protocol, crypto, exchange, crypto transfer, Travel Rule, digital assets, Standard Chartered Bank, Fidelity Digital Assets, BitGo, VASPs, anti-money laundering, InterVASP, IVMS-101, RESTful, API, data transfer

Upbit, Chainalysis extend partnership for improved crypto compliance

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Apr 2020

US-based Chainalysis has announced a partnership extension with South Korea-based crypto exchange Upbit to provide blockchain analysis support across APAC.

Upbit, Chainalysis, crypto compliance, US, United States, South Korea, APAC, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, crypto exchange, blockchain analysis support, KYT, know your transaction, safe trading environment, anti-money laundering, AML, Financial Action Task Force, FATF

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