anti money-laundering

U.S. Capitol Building
First Mover Americas: Crypto Money-Laundering Bill on the Table
The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for Dec. 15, 2022.
U.S. Capitol Building

CDCROP: Hong Kong, China (Chester Ho/Unsplash)
Hong Kong Amends Finance Law to Incorporate Crypto Firms
Virtual asset service providers will be covered by terror financing and anti-money laundering rules as of June 2023.
CDCROP: Hong Kong, China (Chester Ho/Unsplash)

CDCROP: The White House South Lawn, Washington DC, America (Joe Daniel Price/Getty Images)
White House Convenes Summit for Stopping the Spread of Ransomware
Among other moves, President Biden’s office plans to share information with partners about crypto wallets used for laundering extorted funds.
CDCROP: The White House South Lawn, Washington DC, America (Joe Daniel Price/Getty Images)

CDCROP: FATF Financial Action Task Force (Hervé Cortinat/OECD)
Coinbase-Backed Anti-Money Laundering Group Expands Into Europe
The Travel Rule Universal Solution Technology (TRUST) has grown its membership to 67 firms.
CDCROP: FATF Financial Action Task Force (Hervé Cortinat/OECD)

(Abu Hanifah/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
Does AML Even Work?
The crime-fighting regime demands much, but does it deliver?
(Abu Hanifah/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)

(Viacheslav Bublyk/Unsplash)
The Perverse Impacts of the Anti-Money-Laundering System
Do anti-money laundering rules actually stop crime, and is it worth the costs to privacy and fairness?
(Viacheslav Bublyk/Unsplash)

(Melody Wang / CoinDesk)
Mriganka Pattnaik, Merkle Science: ‘Compliance Is an Evergreen Space'
The co-founder of the Singapore-based company wants to build a safer crypto ecosystem, all while giving early crypto industry players the tools they need to do so responsibly.
(Melody Wang / CoinDesk)

Crypto travel rule
What's the Crypto 'Travel Rule,' and What Does It Mean for You?
The measure is essential to prevent bad actors from using digital assets to launder money. It affects everyone who dabbles in cryptocurrencies from exchanges to everyday investors.
Crypto travel rule

Mairead McGuinness (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)
Digital Euro May Get Easier AML Rules Than Bitcoin, EU Commissioner Says
Mairead McGuinness promised a role for banks in distributing the CBDC, as a consultation presages legislation earlier next year.
Mairead McGuinness (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

(Getty Images)
Crypto Should Disrupt Current Anti-Money Laundering Practices, Not Adopt Them
Modern know-your-customer, anti-money laundering regulations are ineffective; crypto represents a better option to address this problem.
(Getty Images)