Further EU and UK Developments in Financial Crime Regulation of Cryptoassets

While cryptocurrency markets have been experiencing significant fluctuation in value and stability, regulators have continued progressing proposals to further regulate virtual assets and virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”). This Alert provides a brief overview of some of the developments in anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (“AML/CTF”) and sanctions regulations, focusing on brief updates from the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), the European Union and United Kingdom, as well as the United States. Continue

Ropes & Gray attorneys regularly provide insightful perspective on key legal issues.To read more, visit our Alerts archive.

Further EU and UK Developments in Financial Crime Regulation of Cryptoassets

While cryptocurrency markets have been experiencing significant fluctuation in value and stability, regulators have continued progressing proposals to further regulate virtual assets and virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”). This Alert provides a brief overview of some of the developments in anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (“AML/CTF”) and sanctions regulations, focusing on brief updates from the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), the European Union and United Kingdom, as well as the United States. Continue

Ropes & Gray attorneys regularly provide insightful perspective on key legal issues.To read more, visit our Alerts archive.

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