A Closer Look at the Title 31 Anti-Money Laundering Rules Governing Cryptocurrency Exchangers

A Closer Look at the Title 31 Anti-Money Laundering Rules Governing Cryptocurrency Exchangers

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By Anthony Diosdi On January 1, 2021, the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 was enacted into law. Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, the Department of Treasury has the power to declare that cryptocurrency is a monetary instrument. As a result, certain cryptocurrency transactions must be reported to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network or FinCEN (The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury) as part of a financial institution’s anti-money laundering (“AML”) program. This article will discuss cryptocurrency trader’s obligation under the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020. Money Transmitter Laws- What Cryptocurrency Traders Need to KnowIf you are in the business of trading cryptocurrency, it is imperative that you understand the money transmitter laws. There are federal and state money transmitting laws. We…
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