A report on cryptocurrency theft published by cyber security firm CipherTrace found that hacking of exchanges and trading platforms has jumped 250 percent in the first nine months of 2018…

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International AML Task Force to Close “Gaps” Created by Virtual Currencies The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to combat…

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The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to combat anti-money laundering (AML), may be about to agree with a…

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Today, April 20th, EU Parliament voted in a December agreement by 574 votes to 13 votes (with 60 abstentions), which proposed tighter regulation for digital currencies in attempts to prevent…

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New policies for cryptocurrency exchanges developed by Malaysia’s central bank have gone into effect. Bank Negara Malaysia announced Tuesday that its “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy for Digital Currencies” is…

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Marc Hochstein is the managing editor of CoinDesk and a former editor in chief of American Banker. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively…

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