Posted by Brian Kindle - 09/13/2023
Crypto Risk and Opportunities for Issuers and Acquirers
As cryptocurrencies expand their role in the payments ecosystem, the burgeoning world of crypto assets presents both risks and potential rewards for issuers and acquirers. Crypto exchanges and other service providers can provide a lucrative customer base for banks and card issuers, but managing their risks can be a tricky proposition.
How can acquirers conduct effective due diligence on potential crypto clients? How are issuers approaching this challenge, and is “block all crypto transactions” still a viable solution? Get answers to these questions and more in this lively discussion with Steve Ryan, Chief Operating Officer with CipherTrace.
You’ll learn how risk management for issuers and acquirers has and hasn’t changed in light of crypto, evolving regulatory expectations for control frameworks related to crypto, and practical advice for fincrime professionals and risk managers in this space.
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