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Key Highlights from the FinCEN’s AML/CFT National Priorities List

Ahead of the revisions in the Bank Secrecy Act, FinCEN issues the first AML/CFT National Priorities List. Read the blog to learn more

United States
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Insights into FATF's Second 12 Month Review

The FATF, the global standard-setter for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), released its second 12-month review on virtual assets. Read the key points to note here.

FATF
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Key Takeaways from the FATF Plenary Session — June 2021

FATF, the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, released its second 12-month review on virtual assets today. Read our 5 key takeaways here.

FATF
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Key Takeaways From the FATF Updated Guidance on VAs and VASPs

Outcomes from the Key Takeaways from the FATF Updated Guidance for a Risk-Based Approach to Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers including Travel Rule, Stablecoins, DeFi, peer-to-peer transactions, and more.

FATF
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Blockchain Analytics Explained: Overview, Uses, and How Does it Work

Blockchain analytics can be used to evaluate financial risks, detect illicit activities, investigate crypto crimes, and track stollen crypto amongst other things. Read more about what is blockchain analytics and how does it work

Use of blockchain analytics
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January 19, 2022
Privacy Coins Primer: Overview, Pros and Cons, Legal Status and How They Work

Privacy coins preserve anonymity and ensure untraceability by hiding the flow of funds across their networks. The use of privacy coins for illicit activities using crypto is rapidly increasing and so is the regulatory over them. Find out more about privacy coins work, the pros/cons, and the legal implications of using them

Digitalassets
8 minute read
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January 19, 2022
Overview of Cryptocurrency Regulations in Singapore

The Monetary Authority Singapore (MAS) governs crypto as digital payment tokens (DPT). The MAS defines DPTs as as a “broad category of digital representations of money, whether or not generated by blockchain.

Singapore
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Mixers and Tumblers: Regulatory Overview and Use in Illicit Activities

Off late, the use of mixers and tumblers by hackers, ransomware attackers, money launders, and darknet market users has gone up. However, with the rise in the use of mixers and tumblers for illicit activities, the regulatory scrutiny around them is also rapidly increasing

Mixers & Tumblers
6 minute read
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January 19, 2022