AMLD5 in the EU Becomes Effective, Crypto Firms Start Migrating

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13.01.2020  |   in Legislation ESMA Wants to Focus on Crypto Regulation in 2020 On January 10, the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) became effective. European crypto companies are currently in a changing regulatory environment with new realities. Image courtesy of Be In Crypto Read the best crypto news analysis here! bitnewstoday.com Bitcoin, investments, regulation and other cryptocurrencies Found a mistake? Select the text and press CTRL+ENTER Read something else important Japan FSA To Limit Maximum Margin Trading Leverage ESMA Wants to Focus on Crypto Regulation in 2020 Austrian Crypto Companies To Face Fines If They Break Regulatory Rules Despite the fact that tougher amendments entered into force on January 10, 2020, EU member states are at different stages of its implementation.

Article Preview 13.01.2020  |   in Legislation ESMA Wants to Focus on Crypto Regulation in 2020 On January 10, the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) became effective. European crypto companies are currently in a changing regulatory environment with new realities.

AMLD5 has more stringent customer due diligence requirements. Some companies in the industry have already realized that their business models based on the key principles of crypto space should be brought into full compliance with the new rules.

Despite the fact that tougher amendments entered into force on January 10, 2020, EU member states are at different stages of its implementation. The approach to compliance with the Directive also varies from country to country, and some governments seek to expand their regulatory framework beyond what Brussels requires.

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