Bitcoin laundering

The EBA has launched a Public Consultation on revised ML/TF risk factors Guidelines. The proposed changes to the Guidelines take into account the changes to the EU AML/CFT legal framework (5AMLD) and new ML/TF risks. The changes also amend the sectoral Guideline 9 on retail banks to provide new requirements when a bank enters into a business relationship with customers that provide services in relation to virtual currencies. The deadline for the submission of comments is 5 May 2020.

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