Consumer Agencies Poised To Rein In Digital Currencies

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- With consumer and investor protection agencies increasingly eager to join their criminal enforcement counterparts in scrutinizing digital currency companies, experts say the line between mainstream industry participants and those operating outside the law will soon be even more stark.

Since March, when the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued its first ever guidance on anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act compliance, much of the attention in the digital currency world has been on how the industry would adapt to increased scrutiny from law enforcement. But other regulators, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the...

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