US regtech start-up Coinfirm has signed an agreement with San Francisco-based Ripple, the company behind cryptocurrency XRP, to investigate the crypto’s compliance with AML regulations. The move comes in advance of a planned crackdown by US authorities on cryptocurrency exchanges, following an announcement by the Financial Action Task Force report in June of tighter regulation to restrict the role of digital currencies in global money laundering. The new measures will require that crypto assets exchanges comply with AML provisions in the same way as traditional financial institutions.
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Coinform to Investigate Ripple’s AML Compliance
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Governance, risk, audit and compliance (GRAC) content and service provider RiskBusiness has introduced a GDPR Equivalency Checker ahead of new EU data privacy requirements coming into effect later this month. The new tool is targeted at all financial services firms impacted by the incoming changes under the so-called Schrems II legislation that comes into effect...
Now in its 5th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
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