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CipherTrace’s Blockchain Forensics Service Now Covers 700 Crypto Assets

| William Foxley

The blockchain analytics provider now offers a window into the data of more than 87 percent of the top 100 cryptocurrencies.

Chainalysis Adds More ERC-20 Tokens to Crypto Sleuthing Service

| Danny Nelson

Chainalysis' expansion brings its compliance and tracking software to a larger swath of ERC-20 tokens.

US House Passes Bill for FinCEN to Study Blockchain Use

| Danny Nelson

The House of Representatives passed legislation calling for FinCEN to study its use of “innovative technologies” — including blockchain.

Netki Retools Digital ID Service for FATF’s New Crypto ‘Travel Rule’

| Nathan DiCamillo

Nekti has upgraded its digital ID service to help crypto firms meet the FATF's tough new standards for combating money laundering. 

Swiss Regulator Licenses Two New Blockchain Companies as It Shores up Legal Requirements

| John Biggs

Two Swiss startups received broker dealer licenses as FINMA hardens its AML requirements.

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MIT-IBM AI Lab Analyzed 200,000 Bitcoin Transactions. Only 2% Were Labeled ‘Illicit’

| Leigh Cuen

Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic collaborated with researchers to analyze $6 billion worth of bitcoin transactions.

All Global Crypto Exchanges Must Now Share Customer Data, FATF Rules

| Anna Baydakova and Nikhilesh De

The Financial Action Task Force has officially ruled that crypto firms worldwide must share client data with each other.

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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

| Serhii Mokhniev

The crypto industry can fight money launderers effectively, but not the way FATF wants it to, a CEX.IO compliance officer writes.

Rakuten Brings in Compliance Partner for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

E-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to ensure AML compliance for its soon-to-launch exchange platform.

Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase’s Former Compliance Managers

| Marc Hochstein

Facebook has hired two Coinbase vets to work in compliance roles, and at least one is involved in the social network's blockchain effort.