remittance

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Japan Greenlights Tougher Anti-Money-Laundering Rules for Crypto
A cabinet decision to revise six foreign-exchange laws closely follows a government plan to introduce new rules for remittances, all aimed at tightening AML measures for crypto.
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Japan to Toughen Remittance Rules to Fight Money Laundering Using Crypto: Report
The new rules would require crypto exchange operators to share customer information when assets are transferred between platforms.
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Colombia
Exchange latinoamericano Bitso lanza servicio de remesas con criptomonedas en Colombia
La compañía lanzó un producto similar en México el año pasado.
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Bandera de México. (Jorge Aguilar/Unsplash)
Bitso procesó $1000 millones en remesas cripto entre EE. UU. y México en el primer semestre de 2022
El exchange planea captar el 10% del mercado de transferencias internacionales enviadas al país latinoamericano para 2023.
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Bitso Processed $1B in Crypto Remittances Between Mexico and the US so far in 2022
The company hopes to capture 10% of global money transfers to the Latin American country by 2023, up from 4% earlier this year.
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Tether Enters Latin America With Mexican Peso-Pegged Stablecoin
The country’s multibillion-dollar remittances business and difficulties in transferring money create a “unique opportunity," the company said.
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Mexican Remittances Are the Continent’s Largest; Crypto Companies Want a Cut
Bitso, Coinbase and Circle have launched new services tapping into the steady money flow between Mexico and the United States, and taking on established players like Western Union. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.
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You Would Understand Bitcoin if You Were Under Cuba’s Embargo
More than 60 banks and fintechs rejected me just for my nationality. Bitcoin fixes that.
Havana, Cuba (Spencer Everett/Unsplash)

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Facebook’s Novi, Strike’s Bitcoin App Spell Trouble for Western Union, Analyst Says
BTIG analyst Mark Palmer says traditional money-transfer firms are likely to face increased pressure from crypto projects.
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Thailand
EU-Thailand Remittance Corridor Opened on Stellar Blockchain
Velo Labs has joined with TEMPO Payments and Bitazza to facilitate transfers on the Stellar blockchain.
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