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Registrations Open for Digital Currency Exchange Providers

Posted on May 1st, 2018 by Sophie Gerber in AML/CTFASICAUSTRACFintech
Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Amendment Instrument 2018 are now in force. This means, if you currently provide Digital Currency Exchange (DCE) services ...

ASIC’s Guidance for Initial Coin Offerings

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in ASICFinance IndustryFintech
New startups seeking venture capital are increasingly looking to fintech options to build their business and raise the required funds. Blockchain technology has provided an alternative to achieve this ...

Digital Currency will no Longer Fly Under the Radar – Proposed Reforms of the AML/CTF Regime

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in AML/CTFAUSTRACFintech
The rise in the popularity of digital currency has caused worldwide concern as governments grapple with how it should be regulated.  The proposed regulation requires a balancing act to deter individu ...

FinTech Australia’s Member Ecosystem Map

Posted on July 21st, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in Finance IndustryFintechOTC Trade Reporting
Australia’s FinTech industry body FinTech Australia, released its first member ecosystem map last month. The map is aimed at building a greater worldwide understanding of Australia’s FinTech indus ...

ASIC Extends its Fintech Co-Operation in the Asia Pacific

Posted on July 19th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in Finance IndustryFintech
June 2017 was a busy month for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), seeing the implementation of multiple Fintech cooperation deals in the Asia Pacific region. ASIC continues t ...