Treasury Issues 2015 National Money Laundering Risk Assessment, Highlights Vulnerabilities and Risks of MSBs

Treasury Issues 2015 National Money Laundering Risk Assessment, Highlights Vulnerabilities and Risks of MSBs

On Friday, June 12, 2015 the U.S. Department of Treasury issued National Money Laundering Risk Assessment (NMLRA) and the National Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment (NTFRA).  According to Treasury, the purpose of these assessments is to help the public and private sectors understand the money laundering and terrorist financing methods used in the United States, the risks that these… more

Article Published: Virtually Here – Bitcoin, But the Beginning

In the May edition of Money Laundering Bulletin, the magazine for career-minded professionals in the anti-money laundering field, Stratis managing partner, Brian Stoeckert, authored “Virtually Here – Bitcoin, But the Beginning.”  Money Laundering Bulletin, based in the United Kingdom, brings the latest analysis of money laundering regulation, methods, trends and policing, helping members avoid anti-money laundering breaches in organisations… more

Article Published: Virtual Currencies Continue to Peek Through the Shadows

In the March-May edition of ACAMSToday, the magazine for career-minded professionals in the anti-money laundering field, Stratis managing partner, Brian Stoeckert, authored “virtual currencies continue to peek through the shadows.” ACAMSToday is distributed to the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) international community, which consists of bankers, regulators, lawyers, accountants, law enforcement officials, etc. The article covers… more

What We Said: Foreign Affairs Forum on Cryptocurrency Policy

On February 12, 2015, CoinComply’s Brian Stoeckert participated on an anti-money laundering (“AML”) regulation panel at the Council on Foreign Relations, Foreign Affairs Cryptocurrency Forum in New York City. The panel was moderated by Richard Abel, Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director of FinCEN, John Beccia, General Counsel, Circle,… more

What We Said: Summary of Brian Stoeckert’s Testimony at the New Jersey General Assembly Digital Currency Hearing

Earlier today, the New Jersey General Assembly held a hearing on digital currency. CoinComply’s resident AML and digital currency expert, Brian Stoeckert, testified on a variety of topics including the following: Background of U.S. AML laws and regulations How the U.S. has interpreted such laws and regulations related to virtual currency The impact of FinCEN’s 2013 interpretative… more

What We Said at Manhattan District Attorney’s Office 5th Annual Financial Crimes and Cybersecurity Symposium

Yesterday, CoinComply’s managing director Brian Stoeckert, participated in a panel on virtual currencies at the invite-only Manhattan District Attorney’s Office 5th Annual Financial Crimes and Cybersecurity Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  The event was hosted by DANY’s Cybercrime and Identity Theft and Major Economic Crimes Bureaus. Brian took center stage to open the… more

Innovative Virtual Currencies Come With Regulation and Risks

In the November/December edition of the ABA Bank Compliance magazine, CoinComply’s Brian Stoeckert authored “Innovative Virtual Currencies Come With Regulation And Risks.”  The magazine provides analysis of legislation, regulation and case law on a bimonthly basis to American Bankers Association members.  The article was published in a BSA/AML-centered edition in connection with the annual ABA/ABA Money Laundering… more