Compliance Basics by Business

These are the respective risks and compliance countermeasures for the top three most common cryptocurrency business models. If you're an entrepreneur, we'll explain the high-level AML compliance considerations for: Bitcoin ATMs Exchanges P2P Lending If you want to start a business in the cryptocurrency space, there are...

How do I start a cryptocurrency or bitcoin business? Crafting a business plan is usually step #1, but in a fraught and ambiguous regulatory landscape, entrepreneurs in the space must focus on AML compliance first. There are no shortage of blog posts or "ultimate guides" out...

How do crypto exchanges select the coins they offer their customers? It’s not as simple as picking a popular coin and figuring out how to support it. Today, crypto exchanges have to consider regulations and compliance with every decision they make, including which coins to select. With...

A record number of crypto hedge funds launched in 2018, which means they’re getting more attention every day. While cryptocurrency hedge funds aren’t mentioned in the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), experts recommend that all hedge funds develop comprehensive BSA compliance programs to reduce risk and...

Crypto lenders qualify as financial institutions and must adhere to the same compliance regulations as Bitcoin ATMs and crypto exchanges. Unlike ATM operators, crypto lenders are not money transmitters. However, the same compliance standards related to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) apply. As...

Cryptocurrency compliance can be challenging, so today, we’re focusing on what crypto exchanges need to do to be compliant with relevant regulations as part of a new mini-series explaining compliance basics for aspiring or new entrepreneurs in the space. Is your crypto exchange BSA/AML compliant? Let’s dig...

What are the AML compliance requirements for bitcoin ATM operators? Cryptocurrency businesses, including bitcoin ATM or kiosk operators, must design and implement AML policies and procedures aligned with federal and state regulatory compliance obligations just like any other financial institution. Entrepreneurship in the cryptocurrency space can be...

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