The Financial Action Task Force has finalized its requirements for the supervision and monitoring of cryptocurrency service providers. The inter-governmental body has reportedly urged all of its 35 member countries to regulate crypto exchanges in the same manner they regulate commercial banks.

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Regulating Like Commercial Banks

Supervision standards for cryptocurrency exchanges were discussed at a Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting which took place in France on Feb. 22. Business Korea reported South Korea’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission, describing on Tuesday after attending the meeting that the FATF will tighten the supervision standards on cryptocurrency exchanges. The publication elaborated:

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