By , [ABC insights , Alternative Finance , Alternative Finance insights , AML insights , At the Regulators , Blockchain , Blockchain & Smart Contracts Insights , Cryptocurrencies , Insights , MLRO , News from the EU] For many years Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been considered a potent tool for money laundering. However, not until last year when the ICO boom propelled cryptocurrencies into the headlines of mainstream media has there …

NY Attorney General issues Virtual Markets Integrity Report, highlights potential Market Abuse and Conflicts of Interest at Crypto Exchanges

By , [At the Regulators , Blockchain , Compliance , Cryptocurrencies , News from the EU , US] The New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood todayannounced the results of the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative, a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices of platforms used by consumers to trade virtual or “crypto” …
By , [Alternative Finance , Alternative Finance insights , Angel Investing, Venture Capital and Private Equity insights , Corporate Finance insights , Crowdfunding , Crowdfunding insights , Equity , Finance , Insights , Investment Banking , RegTech directory , Senior Management] Fundraising for RegTechs looks at the specifics of financing companies in this sector. While all start-ups are different there are some basic aspects that apply to all of them and the sectors they operate in. …

Robo-advice slowly growing but market still limited European Regulators find

By , [Alternative Finance , At the Regulators , Compliance , EBA , EIOPA , ESMA , Europe , European Union , Financial Advice , News from the EU , Retail Banking] While Robo-adviceor the automation of financial advice is slowly growing, the overall number of firms and customers involved is still quite limited, a report published by the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) found. The ESAs …

Swiss regulator seeks input on new AML rules for FinTechs

By , [Alternative Finance , At the Regulators , Blockchain , Compliance , Crowdfunding , Cryptocurrencies , FINMA (Switzerland) , Microfinance , MLRO , News from the EU , Risk Management , Senior Management , Social Lending , Switzerland] The Swiss financial regulator, FINMA, has today published a statement with regard to the consultation in respect of the amendment of AML rules for FinTechs. In mid-June 2018, the Swiss parliament launched a new licensing …
By , [Alternative Finance , Alternative Finance insights , At the Regulators , Blockchain , Blockchain & Smart Contracts Insights , Compliance , Crowdfunding insights , Cryptocurrencies , Insights , News from the EU , US] In many cases, the real message is hidden between the lines and the same is true for Cryptocurrency Regulation. To find out which rules apply, it pays off to read carefully. PlanetCompliance tells you where …