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U.S. crypto exchanges have a plan for the travel rule. Now they just have to get along

U.S. crypto exchanges have a plan for the travel rule. Now they just have to get along

Quick Take A working group of 25 U.S.-based exchanges released a white paper this week outlining their platform to comply with FATF’s travel rule. The group includes some of the most prominent exchanges stateside, suggesting that the plan has legs. Now, the group has to develop a governance structure. This feature story is available to …

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FATF's Travel Rule may need to address the 'sunrise problem'

FATF’s Travel Rule may need to address the ‘sunrise problem’

While most crypto-users have welcomed regulations that are now being developed for the digital assets market, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing when governments and regulatory bodies have confronted compliance-related challenges. While more regulations have helped the industry grow and even improve user and investor confidence, there are questions of data privacy that have arisen …

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Is the Travel Rule Good or Bad for Crypto? Both

Is the Travel Rule Good or Bad for Crypto? Both

Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn is assistant professor of International Political Economy at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is editor of the book Bitcoin and Beyond. Moritz Hütten is researcher on blockchains and the future of work at Darmstadt Business School, in Germany.  The Travel Rule officially extends to ‘virtual asset services providers’ (VASPs) this …

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