Tagged: compliance

Digital Assets: Zodia Custody, OpenEden to Provide Yield Opportunities for Institutions

Zodia Custody, an institution-first digital asset custodian whose shareholders include Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings and Northern Trust, is announcing it has partnered with OpenEden, a compliance-first partner that connects real-world yield opportunities with on-chain assets through its innovative platform that “integrates well understood regulated structures… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Firm Ripple Determined to Battle SEC Lawsuit to the End

US-headquartered crypto firm Ripple recently stated that it intends to keep fighting the current lawsuit with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The dustup with the regulator is emblematic of the broader challenges digital asset firms face in the US as the SEC has… Read More

Global Fintech Adyen Obtains UK Banking Authorization

Executing on its global approach to building an end-to-end financial technology platform, Adyen’s UK banking authorization secures ongoing service levels for UK businesses. Adyen (ADYEN:AMS), the global financial technology platform of “choice” for businesses, announced that its UK branch has been “granted authorization as a… Read More

Sumsub Launches 6-Month Free Travel Rule Compliance Solution

Sumsub, a global full-cycle verification platform, today launched a six-month free trial of its Travel Rule compliance solution. The product will be available to global cryptocurrency organizations in time for the enforcement of the landmark Crypto Travel Rule legislation expanding in the United Kingdom today to further combat money laundering and terrorism… Read More

Fintech Billtrust Releases E-Invoicing Interoperability, Compliance Report

Billtrust, a B2B order-to-cash software and digital payments service provider, released its first annual E-Invoicing Interoperability and Compliance Report, “offering a view into the ever-changing global electronic-invoicing requirement landscape, featuring dynamic regulatory and technological developments.” In addition to an extensive compilation of current B2B and… Read More

Travis Schwab, CEO of Eventus: Finance Professional Comments on Regulatory Compliance Challenges Industry Faces

We recently caught up with Travis Schwab, Founder and CEO of Eventus – a global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance, algo monitoring, and risk control solutions. According to the firm, Travis has a deep background in capital markets and over 25 years of experience… Read More

Binance Halts Peer to Peer Crypto Transactions in Russia After Potentially Failing to Adhere to Sanctions Enforcement Requirements

P2P digital currency exchanges have reportedly assisted crypto traders with circumventing globally-enforced sanctions against Russia’s banking institutions. Crypto exchange Binance‘s recent activities might worsen its regulatory challenges in the US. The recent crackdown attempts to place a ban on transactions completed with payment cards that… Read More

Altum Group, a Provider of Corporate Office Services, and Compliance Firm RiskScreen to Enhance Operations

Altum Group, a provider of fund, corporate, and family office solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with RiskScreen, which claims to be an industry leader in advanced compliance solutions. The partnership marks a pivotal moment in Altum’s journey towards “being a future-fit business,… Read More

UK’s FCA Outlines Expectations for Crypto-Asset Firms Complying with Travel Rule

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is setting out their expectations for crypto-asset businesses that need “to comply with a change in money laundering legislation legislated by government in July 2022.” From 1 September 2023, crypto-asset businesses in the UK will be “required to collect,… Read More

Swiss Fintech Klarpay Appoints Markus Emödi as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Klarpay AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Markus Emödi as the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Deputy CEO. With a track record of over 20 years in the financial industry, Markus reporttedly “brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Klarpay.” Markus… Read More

Tookitaki Introduces Compliance as a Service Solution, an AML Service on the Cloud

Tookitaki, a trusted leader in the anti-money laundering space, announced the launch of its Compliance-as-a–Service (CaaS) solution for small and mid-size financial institutions globally. This innovative SaaS offering, optimized “for cost and efficiency, gives financial institutions (FIs) access to Tookitaki’s flagship compliance solution – the… Read More

Ethereum Decentralization: Foundry Staking Teams Up with SSV Network as Mainnet Verified Operator

This announcement marks a significant milestone in the digital landscape as NexeraID in collaboration with PolygonID unveil their Web3 Compliance initiative. This project sets a standard for privacy protection while “ensuring strict adherence to regulatory requirements in the ever-evolving realm of Web3 compliance.” With the… Read More

Digital Asset Taxation: CryptoTax, Uppsala Security Focus on Technical Collaboration

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced a significant collaboration with CryptoTax, a virtual asset tax service platform headquartered in South Korea. This strategic partnership is geared “towards fostering… Read More

Binance Appoints Kristen Hecht as Deputy Chief Compliance and Global Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Binance says it is pleased to announce the appointment of our former Global Head of Corporate Compliance Kristen Hecht as their new Deputy Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Global Money Laundering Reporting Officer (GMLRO) at Binance. As noted in a blog post, Kristen reportedly “brings… Read More

Fiserv: Social Media Compliance Monitoring Poor

Employee social media communications leave financial institutions at risk, even as U.S. regulators threaten fines, results of a study from compliance services provider Shield and business communications firm LeapXpert show. Only 51% of institutions monitor employee communications over WhatsApp. Even fewer watch SMS, iMessage, LINE,… Read More

Digital Assets: Binance Obtains an Operational Minimum Viable Product License in Dubai

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues, is pleased to announce that their Dubai subsidiary, Binance FZE, has reportedly become the first exchange “to receive the Operational Minimum Viable Product (MVP) license from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority… Read More

Before Coinbase Lawsuit, SEC Reportedly Requested the Crypto Exchange to Only Support Bitcoin (BTC) Trading

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had reportedly requested Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) to halt trading in all virtual currencies with the exception of Bitcoin (BTC) prior to filing a lawsuit against the crypto exchange in June of this year, the Financial Times revealed on Monday… Read More

Investment Platforms: Alpaca Enhances Data Security Measures with Renewal of SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance

At Alpaca, they claim to be all about keeping your data safe and secure. This is why they’re pleased to announce the successful renewal of its SOC 2 Type 2 compliance. Alpaca says it takes pride in their commitment “to maintaining the highest standards of… Read More

Digital Assets: Nexo Joins Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS), Committed to Ensuring Regulatory Compliance

Nexo, which claims to be among the world’s leading institutions for digital assets, in a pivotal move, has joined a vanguard of firms entering the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS), “demonstrating a stalwart commitment to global regulatory compliance.” Harnessing the expansive databases, meticulous training… Read More

Deloitte, Chainalysis to Provide Digital Asset Data, Analytics Solutions

Deloitte and Chainalysis, the blockchain data platform, announced a new strategic alliance to help the organizations’ mutual clients address digital asset ecosystem compliance challenges. Through the alliance, Chainalysis’ and Deloitte’s shared clients will be able “to leverage Chainalysis’ proprietary blockchain dataset and analytics software and… Read More

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