Is Removing Privacy Coins From Exchanges Justified?

Using privacy coins offers near-anonymity. This is their main appeal, but also why exchanges are dropping…

Wirex Suspends New Registrations to Improve AML in UK

Cryptocurrency payments firm Wirex announced a temporary pause on new user registrations in the UK, starting…

Ireland Pushing Crypto Entities to Comply with AML Laws

Ireland has proposed a new regulation that would prevent users from trading cryptocurrencies anonymously. The new…

Dirty Bitcoins: How to Conduct an Anti-Money Laundering Check on Your Crypto

What is a dirty bitcoin? A coin is considered “dirty” if it’s been involved in any…

As FCA Warns UK Crypto Investors, HSBC Halts Transfers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a statement warning cryptocurrency investors that “they should be…

China Official: Digital RMB Won’t Replace WeChat and Alipay for Ten Years

According to an article posted on the QQ platform, these comments came from Li Lihui, the…

Lithuania Scores $7.6M From Confiscated Crypto Tokens

State agencies continue to auction off confiscated cryptocurrencies obtained from sundry law enforcement actions against criminal…

South Korea to Ban Privacy Coins from Q1 2021

Privacy coins like Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC) will become illegal in South Korea from Mar.…

Following CFTC Charges, BitMEX Announces Surveillance Partnership

BitMEX has announced a trade surveillance and anti-money laundering (AML) partnership with Eventus Systems. The announcement…

Chainalysis Announces Program for Managing Seized Crypto Assets

With government agencies confiscating massive amounts of crypto from criminal enterprises, Chainalysis has developed a program…

Dutch Crypto Exchange BLOX Receives Regulatory Nod From Central Bank

BLOX, a crypto exchange based in The Netherlands is now one of only three officially recognized…

Hong Kong to Tighten Regulation on All Crypto Trading Platforms

Hong Kong’s government is poised to change the rules for cryptocurrency trading firms operating within the…