Seychelles, Longtime Home of BitMEX, Is Bending to US Pressure on KYC
When it comes to island-hopping crypto exchanges with relaxed know-your-customer rules, BitMEX could be just the tip of the iceberg.
The U.K.-registered EXMO exchange is one of the many crypto startups to go through the FCA approval process. Execs detailed the work it took to get there.
Erik Voorhees’ ShapeShift is morphing into a decentralized exchange (DEX). It's losing the KYC restrictions at the same time.
After getting in hot water with U.S. regulators last year, the exchange has rolled out mandatory verification for all users.
The U.S. Treasury’s decision to impose know-your-customer rules to private cryptocurrency wallets is flawed in more ways than one.
The steady creep of know-your-customer (KYC) requirements over firms that touch digital assets is now at the foot of self-hosted wallets.