BitAML Blog

BitLicense casualties mount

August 21, 2015
Another week, another bitcoin company packing up the Family Truckster and leaving New York for greener pastures. LocalBitcoins announced its exit from the Empire...

OCC Director hints at startup-friendly bitcoin regulation?

August 21, 2015
The director of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Thomas Curry, called for a balanced approach to regulating new financial technologies...

BitAML sponsors Illinois State University bitcoin club

August 8, 2015
We’re pleased to announce that BitAML will sponsor ISU’s bitcoin club in conjunction with the Champaign-Urbana Bitcoin Meetup. The first meeting is scheduled for...

Compliance tip of the week…

August 8, 2015
Promote and demand a “culture of compliance” within your organization: It’s not just another AML concept or buzz term. Nay. Compliance should be a...

Arrest of Mt. Gox CEO reopens an old wound for bitcoin

August 8, 2015
Not surprisingly, following the arrest of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles comes word that the Japanese government may seek to implement a formal licensure...

Ben Lawsky will not help you obtain a “BitLicense”

August 8, 2015
Following conflict of interest accusations, the former NYDFS Superintendent publicly responded to critics by saying he’s not doing any work in the digital currency...