The FATF’s Virtual Asset Guidance: What it means for crypto, banks, and beyond
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/25/2019
When: Wednesday, September 25th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: On24 Webinar

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Complimentary webinar, courtesy of Elliptic

This June the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) detailed guidance on the regulation of virtual assets, including cryptocurrencies. The global standard-setter has laid down a marker for all stakeholders involved in the crypto space: lapses in AML compliance won’t be tolerated any longer, and regulators won’t allow crypto to be a safe haven for criminals.

Join Elliptic’s Head of Community, David Carlisle, for a look at the FATF’s new guidance and its impact on AML crypto compliance.

The session will examine the implications not only for crypto compliance officers, but those in the banking sector who need to understand its impact as well. In this session we’ll help you to understand:

  • Why the FATF is now approaching crypto with growing urgency, and why ensuring transparency of crypto transactions is central to its efforts
  • Why tough enforcement of AML regulation in the crypto space is imminent, and the likely impact on development in the US, Asia, and EMEA regions
  • What the FATF guidance has to say about banks and crypto, and how banks can respond

This webinar is eligible for 1 continuing education credit and/or CFCS credit. A recording of the presentation, slides, and certificate of participation will be available for ACFCS members only. 



About the Presenter

David Carlisle, Head of Community, Elliptic

David Carlisle is the Head of Community at Elliptic, a provider of cryptocurrency forensics and compliance solutions, where he leads engagement with regulators and other external stakeholders. David has over a decade of experience in AML/CTF compliance and regulatory matters, and previously worked at the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. He is an associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, a UK think tank, where he has authored reports on terrorist and criminal use of cryptocurrencies, and appropriate policy responses.Dr. Tom Robinson is the co-founder and chief scientist at Elliptic, the world’s leading crypto compliance company, which works to detect and prevent criminal activity around cryptocurrencies and track illicit Bitcoin activity. Elliptic’s blockchain intelligence products are used by cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions around the world to ensure that the pseudonymous use of Bitcoin does not contribute to harming others. Robinson’s forensic analysis of bitcoin transactions has helped secure the convictions of cybercriminals and he has advised governments, tax authorities and regulators on crypto assets.

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