Tagged: aml

Regtech Firm AsiaVerify Provides a Much Needed Process to Know Your Customer Across the Asia Pacific Region

Making certain a person or business is actually who or what they claim to be is very important. In a world that has migrated to virtual offices and digital meetings, the task of validation is an even greater necessity. AsiaVerify is a Regtech firm based… Read More

Uppsala Security AML, Regulatory Compliance Product Suite Now Supports Binance Smart Chain (BSC)

Beginning August 31, 2021, Uppsala Security‘s AML, regulatory compliance and investigation product suite will be supporting Binance Smart Chain (BSC), according to a blog post dated September 2, 2021. Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for crypto AML/CTF, transaction risk management, regulatory… Read More

Financial Institutions are Increasingly Adopting AI for Supporting AML as Fintech Adoption Rises: Report

There has been a special focus on anti-money laundering (AML) in the industry during August 2021, with accelerations in the use of artificial intelligence for AML, as well as certain updates made to regulatory guidelines, according to a report from Banking Circle. Payments specialist Banking… Read More

Sygnum Bank Celebrates Anniversary, Reflects on Journey to Become First Digital Asset Bank

On Friday (August 27, 2021), the team at Sygnum banking platform celebrated their anniversary as a “regulated Swiss bank.” As mentioned in an update from Sygnum Bank: “Two years since we received our banking and securities dealer license, we now have significantly more than CHF… Read More

Netki, Polymath to Bring ID Verification to Polymesh

KYC-AML regulatory technology provider Netki is partnering with blockchain technology provider Polymath to bring blockchain-specific identity verification to Polymesh, a permissioned blockchain purpose-built by Polymath for security tokens. The collaboration will help protect against fraudulent account creation while ensuring the onboarding process to the chain… Read More

UK Regtech SmartSearch Introduces Service to Address Money Laundering Issues

UK-based anti-money laundering (AML) specialist SmartSearch has introduced a new service in order to address the problem of “dirty” cash being cleaned across the globe via various activities like acquiring property. Organized criminal organizations and fraudsters are responsible for around $2 trillion a year in… Read More

Crypto Regulatory Compliance Firm Uppsala Security Introduces Digital Asset Tracking Service

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for crypto AML/CTF, transaction risk management, regulatory compliance, and cybersecurity, revealed that it has rolled out its Digital Asset Tracking Service, a solution developed for ransomware victims as well as crypto crime “caused by theft, hacking,… Read More

Dave Burns, CRO at Napier AI, Says There’s Huge Potential for What Artificial Intelligence Can Bring to AML

In the fast-evolving digital economy, money laundering and financial crime have been increasing quite rapidly as regulation and banking processes struggle to address the rise in “criminal innovation.” Because of these developments, financial institutions have to respond quickly and effectively, by utilizing the appropriate tools… Read More

BitMEX CEO Says Crypto Is Changing and They’re Changing with It, After $100M Penalty Pertaining to Alleged Illegal Trading, AML Violations

Crypto is “changing,” and BitMEX is “changing with it” according to Alexander Höptner, the CEO at the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange. In a blog post dated August 10, 2021, the team at BitMEX revealed that they’ve reached a “resolution” with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission… Read More

Canada’s Trulioo, a Global Digital Identity and Business Verification Provider, Announces Partnerships with Wealth Managers

Trulioo, a global identity verification firm, reveals that it has teamed up with three wealth management companies in order to assist them with meeting compliance requirements and will be helping them with verifying their clients. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “Through the… Read More

BitMEX Shares that Chainalysis Has Removed it From “High Risk Assessment”

BitMEX, a crypto exchange known for active trading and derivatives, has noted in a blog post that Chainalsyis has removed it from its “High Risk Assesment” qualification. In the fall of 2020, Chainalsysis labeled Bitmex a High-Risk exchange following the announcement that the US Department… Read More

Financial Risk Management Platform Feedzai Buys Revelock

Financial risk management platform Feedzai has acquired Revelock a biometric ID platform. Revelock technology will be immediately integrated into the core Feedzai platform with historical behavioral biometric intelligence available.  Feedzai claims the purchase has created the world’s largest AI-powered financial risk management platform calling the… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Executive Director Reveals how They’re Protecting Consumers from Emerging Threats

In a keynote speech that focused on fraud and financial crime at a conference in Asia, Carmen Chu, Executive Director (Enforcement and AML), Hong Kong Monetary Authority, discussed anti-money laundering and financial crime risk issues and the ability of authorities to address these problems. While… Read More

Digital Asset Risk Management Platform Elliptic Chosen by Fintech Paysafe to Help Manage Crypto Exposure

Elliptic, a company focused on crypto-asset risk management, has been chosen by Paysafe, a specialized payments platform, for its Elliptic Lens solution. Paysafe is now able “to manage indirect exposure to cryptocurrency-related risks and bolster their cryptocurrency controls,” according to an update from Elliptic. Paysafe,… Read More

AI enhanced ID Verification, eKYC Service Provider Jumio Reports 150% Revenue Growth in Q2 2021

Jumio, an established provider of AI-enhanced end-to-end identity verification and eKYC services, reveals that its sales and revenue increased more than 150% during Q2 2021 when compared to Q2 2020. The growth has reportedly been fueled by “an ongoing need for modern enterprises to know… Read More

The European Union Tightens its Regulatory Grip on Illicit Transactions but Will Money Laundering Continue to Thrive?

Yesterday, the European Commission announced an update to the European Union’s anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) rules. Part of the update is a requirement that anonymous crypto asset wallets will be prohibited. Additionally, the Commission is creating a new  EU AML Authority (AMLA)…. Read More

European Union Creates New EU Authority to Fight Money Laundering: No More Anonymous Crypto Transactions

The European Commission has updated the European Union’s anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) rules. Included in the new policy is a requirement that anonymous crypto asset wallets will be prohibited. Along with the new policy on AML/CFT is the creation of a new… Read More

Blockchain Analysis Providers’ Data Reveals Dramatic Variations on Details About P2P Crypto Transactions: Report

Leading blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has released an update titled, “Not All Blockchain Analysis Providers Are the Same and Other Insights from FATF’s Second 12-Month Review.” The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the inter-governmental entity that’s responsible for establishing international standards relating to anti-money… Read More

Blockpass and OpenDeFi to Offer Regulatory Compliance, Security Solutions for DeFi, Real-World Assets

Blockpass and OpenDeFi are pleased to confirm their new partnership. Blockpass and OpenDefi will be working together to offer regulatory compliance, security and various other benefits to the intersection of decentralized finance and real-world assets, referred to as  “Open Finance.” The two organizations will also… Read More

FATF Review Finds that Many Jurisdictions Still Don’t Have Basic Regulatory Framework for Virtual Asset Service Providers: Report

On July 5, 2021, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) had completed its second 12-month review of the implementation of its updated Standards on virtual assets and virtual asset service providers or VASPs. A review from CipherTrace examines how different jurisdictions and the private sector… Read More

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