Veriscope Regulatory Recap — March 6th to March 12th

Shyft Network Mar 13 · 3 min read Welcome to another edition of Veriscope Regulatory Recap! This week, we have covered the debate on crypto regulations in the US House of Representatives, India enforcing KYC/AML requirements to crypto businesses, and the UK’s FCA Chair calls stringent crypto regulations a must to prevent money laundering risks. … Read more

Hong Kong’s Proposed Asset Regulation Sparks Industry Optimism

Shyft Network Mar 13 · 9 min read In stark contrast to China’s response toward cryptocurrencies, Hong Kong is positioning itself as Asia’s crypto hub through several initiatives and measures. Hong Kong’s most recent crypto-focused measure is a consultation paper on the proposed regulatory requirements for licensed Virtual Asset Trading Platform Operators from the city-state’s … Read more

IMF Develops Comprehensive Policy Framework for Crypto Assets

Shyft Network Mar 7 · 4 min read The IMF has released a paper addressing concerns raised by member countries on the risks and benefits of crypto and how to structure appropriate policy responses. The paper sets out a framework of nine elements to help member countries develop a comprehensive, consistent, & coordinated policy response. … Read more

Sygna and Shyft Veriscope Partner to Enhance Crypto Travel Rule Interoperability and Compliance

Shyft Network Mar 7 · 3 min read Sygna, the modular crypto AML compliance service provider, has partnered with Shyft Veriscope, the frictionless crypto Travel Rule compliance solution, to bring a seamless user experience to Sygna’s users and the crypto industry one step closer towards full interoperability and a solution to the Travel Rule’s remaining … Read more

Veriscope Regulatory Recap — 27th February to 5th March

Shyft Network Mar 6 · 5 min read Monday blues? Not anymore, as you can start the week on a strong note with Veriscope Regulatory Recap. So, what have we got this week? A recent G20 meeting of finance ministers and Central Bank Chiefs concluded with strong commitments to the crypto sector, France moves ahead … Read more

Shyft Dev Deep Dive Monthly — Feb. 2023

Shyft Network Mar 1 · 3 min read Welcome to Shyft Dev Deep Dive, the monthly update on Shyft-wide features and technical changes. Not only did we onboard as a verifier on Shyft Network in February, but we also made significant progress on two major initiatives, which we will be releasing in the coming … Read more

Between Freedom and Security: Preserving Privacy in the Crypto Economy

Shyft Network Mar 1 · 8 min read A more than trillion-dollar crypto market has grown significantly over the past few years in the range of products and services it offers. However, usability and privacy challenges persist, with crypto hacks nearly touching the mark of US$4 billion in 2022. Regulatory compliance is prescribed as a … Read more

Veriscope Regulatory Recap — 20th February to 26th February

Shyft Network Feb 27 · 4 min read It’s Monday, so it’s time for the Veriscope Regulatory Recap. What have we covered this week? FATF’s call for global adoption of the Crypto Travel Rule, Hong Kong plans to legalize retail crypto trading, Israel sets clear guidelines for stablecoins, and the EU considers speeding up crypto … Read more

Compliant DeFi — the way out of Commingling Clean and Illicit Funds in a Decentralized Finance…

Shyft Network Feb 24 · 11 min read Exhibiting signs of recovery after an FTX debacle-induced slump, the Total Value Locked (TVL) in DeFi crossed the mark of US$50 billion in February 2023. Cybercrimes also grew between 2021 and 2022, as a total of US$20 billion went to illicit addresses in 2022. Amid growing interest … Read more

Veriscope Regulatory Recap — 13th February to 19th February

Shyft Network Feb 20 · 4 min read We’re back with another in-depth edition of Veriscope Regulatory Recap. This week, we cover New Jersey’s New York-like crypto regulatory framework, the Indian Finance Minister’s call for global collaboration on crypto regulations, France to turn up the heat against crypto businesses, and Oman to create new crypto … Read more