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Crypto Exchanges Should Take a Hard Look at IP Address-Masking Services

Crypto Exchanges Should Take a Hard Look at IP Address-Masking Services Richard Malish is General Counsel at NICE Actimize where he counsels on global anti-money laundering, fraud, trading compliance and banking regulatory matters. The New York Attorney General (“NY AG”) recently issued a report on its fact-finding enquiries to multiple …

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Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Compliance Tools from Chainalysis

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Compliance Tools from Chainalysis Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is working with crypto compliance and investigation software provider Chainalysis to implement a new global compliance solution, the companies announced Wednesday. As part of the partnership, Chainalysis will provide access to its “Know Your …

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Regulators Are Landing Punches, But There’s a Long Crypto Fight Ahead

Regulators Are Landing Punches, But There’s a Long Crypto Fight Ahead Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our …

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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift’s CEO Says Move to Collect IDs Was ‘Proactive’

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift’s CEO Says Move to Collect IDs Was ‘Proactive’ Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift’s controversial decision to require user identities wasn’t forced upon it but signified a “proactive” step to reduce legal risks, according to CEO and founder Erik Voorhees. In comments to CoinDesk made over the weekend, Voorhees offered …

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How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use

How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use Paul Brody is EY’s global innovation leader for blockchain. The views expressed are his own. At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column predicting that companies would find the allure of public blockchains irresistible. While a world of private …

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There’s a Bigger Scam Than Anything in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML

There’s a Bigger Scam Than Anything in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML Edan Yago has spent the last seven years engaged in payments using cryptocurrencies, first at Zynga, then as CEO of Epiphyte and now as the founder of a stealth startup developing a meta-stablecoin platform. Follow him on Twitter here. The worst-kept …

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Major Banks, Regulators Trial ‘Know Your Customer’ App on R3’s Corda

Major Banks, Regulators Trial ‘Know Your Customer’ App on R3’s Corda A group of financial firms and regulators, including big names like BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank, have conducted a trial of a know-your-customer (KYC) compliance application built upon R3’s Corda blockchain platform. The 39 participants put the app – built by …

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Surprise KYC: Investors in Tezos’ Troubled ICO Might Finally Be Fed Up

Surprise KYC: Investors in Tezos’ Troubled ICO Might Finally Be Fed Up Tezos, the blockchain project that sought to fix crypto’s broken governance models, is at the center of talk about how to handle decentralized politics – just not in the way its founders had hoped. On Sunday, the Tezos …

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