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UK’s Regulator FCA to Monitor Money Laundering and Terrorism Finance via Crypto

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) now supervises companies and business working with crypto for anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism finance (CTF) compliance.In an announcement released on January 10th, the financial regulator said that it will supervise whether businesses dealing with cryptocurrencies and blockchain in the UK are complying

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Swiss Federal Council Continues to Monitor Stablecoins and Blockchain

The Swiss Federal Council is continuing to keep close tabs on global stablecoin projects and their possible opportunities and challenges.Switzerland is seen as very crypto-friendlyIn a press release on Oct. 16, the Swiss Federal Council stated that it was recently informed about “current opportunities and challenges associated with stablecoins”

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Maltese Financial Regulator Will Actively Monitor Cryptocurrency Firms

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) says in its recently published strategic plan that it will actively monitor and manage business-related risks related to cryptocurrency firms.Monitor crypto firms to prevent crypto-related crimesOn Sept. 6, the MFSA published its three-year strategic plan for 2019–2021 which states the Malta financial regulator will

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Philippines’ Central Bank Will Continue to Closely Monitor Crypto, Citing Terror Financing

The governor of the Philippines’ central bank, Benjamin Diokno, has warned against the potential use of cryptocurrencies for terrorism financing and underscored that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will continue to closely monitor their use in the country. The news was reported by local English language newspaper The

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Maltese Financial Regulator Appoints CipherTrace to Monitor Compliance in Crypto Firms

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has appointed blockchain security firm CipherTrace to monitor activity by crypto businesses in Malta, local news agency The Times of Malta reports on March 11.CipherTrace is now set to be responsible for overseeing regulatory processes and audit risk management of virtual asset businesses

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