USA Cryptocurrency Regulation | Bitcoin Law
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Cryptocurrency can be legally bought and sold in the USA from another person, crypto exchange, Bitcoin ATMs and recently, some banks. Because the United States of America is a federation of states, many states have their own cryptocurrency regulations. However, here we will drill down into the federal laws and regulations regarding Bitcoin and other…

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Gibraltar Seeks to Expand Digital Asset Regulatory Principles
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The digital asset industry rang in the new year by climbing to a $1 trillion market cap as financial institutions have become more proactive in the space. To smooth the maturity of the industry, Gibraltar will announce a ’10th Core Principle’ regulation for digital assets – specifically for digital asset exchanges – at the direction…

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Jobs: Data Engineer
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Coinfirm is a rapidly growing organization full to the brim of blockchain enthusiasts and professionals with experience in the legal, financial and technology industries. Every day we investigate and combat fraud to support our global clients including giants such as; Binance, Link4, Finoa and PKO BP. Right now we’re looking for a Data Engineer to join our team…

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[WEBINAR] Crypto hacked! Expert insights into recovering funds
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Coinfirm Webinar Crypto Hacked Expert Insights Into Recovering Funds

Billions of crypto were stolen in 2019. Is there a way to recover it? Join law enforcement, asset recovery and forensics experts to discuss!

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Blockchain AML: the 4 Key Components
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There can be distinguished four components of an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) risk evaluation in the blockchain; the address, asset, transaction and the beneficiary owner.  These critical ingredients are able to paint a comprehensive risk profile of any actor operating in the crypto world who may be associated with nefarious activities such as ransomware attacks, crypto…

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Hong Kong Cryptocurrency Regulations
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Hong Kong’s cryptocurrency regulations currently allow retail investors to buy and sell Bitcoin and other crypto-assets. However, the set of comprehensive rules is changing. Here we take a look at exchanges, taxes, mining and AML/CFT laws. As a global financial hub, Hong Kong has been seeking to attract financial technology (FinTech) innovation – the city…

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Is Cryptocurrency Legal in Singapore? Bitcoin Regulations 2021
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Is cryptocurrency legal in Singapore? Short answer: yes. Singapore’s Bitcoin and crypto regulations and laws cover ICO, tax, AML/CFT and methods of buying/trading in virtual assets. Singapore is well-known for being a strict country in regards to laws and regulations. However, Singapore takes a balanced approach to cryptocurrency and Bitcoin regulations and is referred to…

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Switzerland Crypto Regulations: KYC, Taxes & FINMA
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Switzerland Crypto Regulations Key Takeaways; Zug residents pay taxes in crypto Strict AML, KYC & CFT requirements Cryptocurrencies are legal tender in some cases Closely aligned with the FATF FINMA & SFTA oversee cryptoasset activities Cryptocurrency banks & exchanges are legal As a historic global financial hub, Switzerland is well-known for being a large gold…

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Crypto Regulations in the UK: FCA, KYC & Bans
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Crypto Regulations in the UK Key Takeaways; Cryptocurrencies not classed as legal tender VASPs apply to FCA for licence (e-money as the exception) Taxes based on activities, entities & tokens Ban on derivatives offering FCA, Treasury & BoE make up Cryptoassets Taskforce 8 Cryptoasset Market ‘Actors’ FCA responsible for AML/CFT of cryptoassets UK Bitcoin Exchange…

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OCC: Banks’ Stablecoin Payments & Running Nodes
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Banks in the jurisdiction of the US can now perform more activities around stablecoins and nodes. A notice by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued last week further paves the way for the mass adoption of the crypto industry. Entitled OCC Chief Counsel’s Interpretation on National Bank and Federal Savings Association…

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