Category: requirements

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Mauritius Regulator to Provide Licenses to Digital Asset Custodians

The authorities in the island nation of Mauritius plan to start issuing custodian licenses to companies holding digital assets on behalf of clients. The financial regulator said the existing licensing regime is not suited...

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Japan Introduces New Screening Requirements for Crypto Exchanges

Japan’s financial regulator has reportedly introduced new screening requirements for crypto exchanges seeking approval to operate in the country. The agency now extends its focus beyond the registrants’ financial health and system safety measures....

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Dutch AFM on Licensing Requirements for Institutions Invested in Crypto

The Dutch financial regulator, The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has published a letter addressed to new and currently existing institutions invested in cryptocurrencies. The letter seeks to inform that certain cryptocurrency...

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Research: Majority of EU, US Exchanges and Wallets Fail to KYC Users

More than two thirds of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers on both sides of the Atlantic fail to conduct proper identity verification checks. According to new research into their onboarding practices, most...