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Prasos now processing via Paydentity™

September 20th, 2018 (0)
Highlights Paydentity™ to process identity verification and payments for Finland’s largest cryptocurrency broker service Prasos received more than €140m in deposits last financial year Visa, Mastercard and shortly JCB to be available as payment options Australian Securities and Frankfurt ...

CEO of Denmark bank quits amid an alleged $233 billion money-laundering investigation

September 20th, 2018 (0)
The chief executive of Danske, Denmark’s largest bank, resigned Wednesday after a year-long internal investigation into money laundering found $233 billion in suspicious transactions moving through the bank’s tiny branch in Estonia — nearly 10 times larger than that ...

France introduces new ICO framework to become Europe’s ICO hub

September 20th, 2018 (0)
The French authorities have accepted the legal ICO framework drafted in early 2018. The framework is an important part of a push to turn the country into an ICO hub. Recently, Belgian think tank Bruegel released a report calling ...

EU to step up legal battle with Britain over import scam

September 20th, 2018 (0)
The European Commission is expected to step up a legal battle on Wednesday against Britain to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in lost revenues due to an import scam, two European officials told Reuters on Tuesday. Commission officials ...

Euro to US Dollar exchange rate tests weekly highs

September 20th, 2018 (0)
Despite a lack of particularly impressive Eurozone data this week, the Euro to US Dollar (EUR/USD) exchange rate has advanced over half a cent this week and could climb further if investors continue to sell safe haven currencies. EUR/USD ...

iSignthis announced acquisition of Probanx Information Systems

September 19th, 2018 (0)
Australian Securities Exchange and Frankfurt Stock Exchange cross listed iSignthis Ltd (ASX : ISX | FRA : TA8), the leading payment and identity technology company (the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has completed acquisition of 100% of ...

‘Wild West’ Bitcoin ‘should be regulated’

September 19th, 2018 (0)
Bitcoin and other digital currencies are a “Wild West industry” and need to be regulated to protect investors, a committee of MPs has urged. Problems include volatile prices, minimal consumer protection and risks of hacking and money-laundering, says the ...

FINMA finds deficiencies in anti-money laundering processes at Credit Suisse

September 19th, 2018 (0)
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has concluded two enforcement procedures against Credit Suisse AG. In the first procedure, FINMA identified deficiencies in the bank’s adherence to anti-money laundering due diligence obligations in relation to suspected corruption involving ...

ICAP Capital Markets LLC ordered to Pay $50 Million penalty

September 19th, 2018 (0)
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) issued an Order filing and settling charges against ICAP Capital Markets LLC (ICAP), now known as Intercapital Capital Markets LLC (ICAP), for, by and through certain of its brokers, aiding and ...

British pound slips from six-week highs before EU summit

September 19th, 2018 (0)
The British pound pulled back from six-week highs on Tuesday as traders booked profits and investors struck a more cautious note about progress towards a Brexit deal ahead of a European Union summit this week. Sterling has rallied around ...
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