CySEC issues directive in relation the register of the Crypto-Asset Service Providers

In the context of the implementation of pan-EU requirements including crypto-asset service providers (CASPs) under the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), Cyprus recently updated its definition of obliged entities under the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering Law 2007 (AML Law) to bring CASPs into its scope. Moreover, Cyprus authorities have also decided that Cyprus […]

CySEC circular regarding anti-money laundering measures

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a circular (C196 dated 31 March 2017) to entities it regulates reminding them of their obligations under article 68C of the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Law of 2007, and emphasising that ignorance of the law is no defence. Article 68C of the […]