Topic: Cryptocurrency

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

US senators introduce AML legislation focused on crypto industry

15 December 2022

FTX founder hit with barrage of charges in US

US federal prosecutors and regulators are accusing cryptocurrency exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried of defrauding customers and investors in a series of charges announced on Tuesday.

13 December 2022

OFAC fines Kraken $360k over Iran sanctions violations

In its second action targeted at a cryptocurrency exchange this year, OFAC highlighted that virtual currency companies must invest in sanctions controls that monitor account activity throughout their lifespan.

29 November 2022

Former US enforcement heads to lead FTX internal investigation

Former enforcement directors at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have been hired to lead an internal investigation into the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

28 November 2022

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