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BitAML Founder, Joe Ciccolo, recently sat down with Coinfirm CEO, Pawel Kuskowski, and Bitcoin Magazine to discuss regulatory activities across five U.S. states — Washington, Illinois, Hawaii, California and Florida — and what the regulatory landscape may look like in the days ahead. The following are...

The Blockchain Users Group (BUG) named BitAML Founder & President, Joe Ciccolo, as its Regulatory Compliance Advisor. The BUG is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides a hub for users, practitioners, and developers to exchange knowledge on how to maximize blockchain technology to achieve business success....

On March 9, 2017, BitAML Founder, Joe Ciccolo, lead a double-session workshop on bitcoin and blockchain technology for nearly 300 Chicago-area bank compliance officers, regulators, and members of law enforcement. The workshop, hosted by ACAMS Chicago, consisted of several lively and interactive panel discussions featuring...

The following is an excerpt from an article published on CoinDesk in which BitAML founder, Joe Ciccolo, contributes his insights on tracking illicit profits from human trafficking on the blockchain. [B]etween 2005 and 2012, there were 25 human trafficking convictions in the country, with the...

The following is an excerpt from an article published on NASDAQ.com and Bitcoin Magazine in which BitAML founder, Joe Ciccolo, analyzes the recent FinCEN enforcement action with Western Union, and lessons learned. There are several takeaways from the experience of this legacy organization for money transfers that...

The following is an excerpt from an article published on dinbits.com in which BitAML founder, Joe Ciccolo, shares his thoughts on the bitcoin compliance landscape for 2017. The regulatory landscape in the United States for virtual currency and blockchain technology is more defined than ever in...

Recently, BitAML founder and President, Joe Ciccolo, sat down with Rich Jacobs of FutureTech Podcast to discuss bitcoin regulation, compliance and the future of financial services. The podcast is available both online and via iTunes. Enjoy!...

The following is an excerpt from an article published on Moneylaundering.com in which BitAML founder, Joe Ciccolo, shares his thoughts on the evolution of fintech compliance. “…Some fintech firms have registered as money services business—perhaps the most familiar category of financial customer to bankers and regulators...

The following is an interview of BitAML Founder & President, Joe Ciccolo, originally published on CoinIdol. In it, Joe discusses the regulatory compliance implications for newly released portable bitcoin ATM devices. The Portable Bitcoin ATM presented by LocalBitcoins in October 2016, may cause MSB compliance issues....

Earlier this week, I sat down with Congressman Adam Kinzinger, sponsor of the H.R. 835, a resolution calling for a pro-bitcoin national policy. We met in a popular local coffee shop in downstate Illinois, a predominately rural, farming region far removed from the bright lights...

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