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Coinform to Investigate Ripple’s AML Compliance

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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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