Tagged: FINTRAC

Canada: To Counter Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Investment Crowdfunding Platforms Must Register with FINTRAC

Earlier this year, FINTRAC announced that crowdfunding platforms, as well as certain payment providers, must now register with FINTRAC. FINTRAC is the Financial Transactions Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. It is the agency that seeks to detect, prevent, and deter nefarious activity such as money… Read More

Canada: FINTRAC Requires Charity Platforms to Comply with AML/KYC Rules, NCFA Criticizes Regulatory Move

The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is now requiring charity platforms to perform AML/KYC processes on transactions. FINTRAC already requires crowdfunding platforms that provide services to raise funds or virtual currency and certain payment service providers to register as money services… Read More

XREX Approved for MSB License From Canadian Regulators

Fintech firm XREX announced today it has obtained the money services business (MSB) license from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre (FINTRAC) under the Canadian government. The license allows the Taipei-based company to extend its crypto-fiat exchange services, which include cross-border payments, remittances, global… Read More

Coinberry Crypto Exchange Gets Thumbs Up From Canadian Regulators

Canadian cryptocurrency trading platform Coinberry has become the first pure-play registered crypto trading platform in Canada. This registration will allow Coinberry to offer Canadians crypto-based products and services on a regulated platform. “We at Coinberry have been working hard with our partners at DLA Piper to… Read More

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