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Taming the wild west: Virtual asset international regulatory developments

Nathan Catania delved into the key AML/CFT regulatory developments in the VA/VASP industry, including the latest FATF guidance for VAs and VASPs at the 5th Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies.

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December 14, 2021

On 7 December 2021, Partner Nathan Catania delved into the key AML/CFT regulatory developments in the VA/VASP industry, including the latest FATF guidance for VAs and VASPs at the Basel Institute on Governance 5th Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies.

Over 3,000 participants from 130 countries tuned in, with speakers including Nathan, sharing their insights on virtual assets based money laundering and other crypto-enabled crimes. These are threats not only to users and financial markets, but also to the innovation of the industry itself. Risks of abuse of cryptocurrencies and other virtual assets is high on the agenda for regulators across the world, a task that requires great effort.

If you weren't able to attend, you can watch the replay below.