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‘Super Interesting’ Bitcoin Needs US Govt Backing Before We Support Crypto: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is waiting to throw its hat in the cryptocurrency ring until the U.S. government gives the asset a thumbs-up,
American Banker reports. At the DTCC conference this week, Martin Chavez, global co-head of the securities division at Goldman,
outlined that we shouldn’t expect to see the investment bank get more involved with crypto until it has solid backing. Continue reading ‘Super Interesting’ Bitcoin Needs US Govt Backing Before We Support Crypto: Goldman Sachs

Volume of US Govt. Subpoenas Huge ‘Barrier to Entry’ for Crypto Exchanges

Running a crypto-based financial service in the US is becoming difficult due to unconventional legal costs, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken indicated in its latest “transparency report.” Continue reading Volume of US Govt. Subpoenas Huge ‘Barrier to Entry’ for Crypto Exchanges

Irish Gov’t Approves Anti-Money Laundering Bill Affecting Cryptocurrency

The Cabinet, the executive organ of the government of Ireland, has approved a bill that would give effect to the European Union (EU) Fifth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive, the Irish Times reported Jan. 3. Continue reading Irish Gov’t Approves Anti-Money Laundering Bill Affecting Cryptocurrency