14th February 2017
South Africa was hit by more cyber attacks than any other country in Africa in one year but experts say the private and public sectors are not taking the threat seriously enough. Read More
9th February 2017
China's central bank said on Thursday it met with nine smaller local bitcoin exchanges to discuss risks and problems in the bitcoin market, and warned them that they risk closure should they seriously violate the country's regulations. Read More
9th February 2017
PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, +2.15% shares declined in the extended session Wednesday after the payment-services company said it received a subpoena from the Department of Justice over a money-laundering probe. Read More
8th February 2017
A deal for the payment affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to buy U.S. money-transfer company MoneyGram International Inc has the potential not only to rattle the international funds transfer landscape, but also to pressure China to bolster a lackluster anti-money laundering regime, anti-money laundering professionals said. Read More
7th February 2017
Legislators in North Dakota are quietly – but quickly – advancing a measure to study how the state should approach regulating digital currencies like bitcoin. Read More
7th February 2017
The Dutch government is trying to make it easier to launch a criminal investigation against persons who use bitcoin to launder money from illegal activities, according to Financieele Dagblad, a Dutch newspaper. Read More
27th January 2017
Hong Kong's securities regulator said brokers in the city had suffered cyber attacks and warned of possible further incidents across the industry. Read More
25th January 2017
As financial criminals innovate their methods and the costs of compliance mount, financial institutions are responding by centralising their data and investigations. Read More
24th January 2017
The Israeli Tax Authority has put forward a draft tax guideline on how to treat Bitcoin. The announcement on the 11 January 2017 in their official publication sets out these proposed guidelines. Read More
20th January 2017
Donald Trump hasn't even formally appointed CFTC commissioner Chris Giancarlo as chairman yet, and he's already appropriated the president-elect's slogan: "Making Market Reform Work for America." Read More