Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism
We believe compliance with AML/KYC obligations and deterrence of illicit activity is of utmost importance to digital asset businesses and will lead to further growth and adoption.
Why It Matters:
Our Guidelines on
The Chamber’s Guidelines for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance and Combatting the Financing of Terrorism provides an overview of laws in the U.S. aimed at the prevention of money laundering and at combatting the financing of terrorist.
Aug 2022: Chamber comments to U.S. Treasury on ensuring responsible development of digital assets
Feb. 2022: Chamber Letter to House Financial Services Committee: Policy Recommendations for Digital assets, Blockchain Technology, and Decentralized Finance
July 2021: Statement for the record. Hearing on preventing and responding to ransomware attacks. Senate Judiciary Committee.
What Our Members Are Saying
“Money Laundering accounted for just 0.05% of all cryptocurrency transaction volume in 2021. For comparison, the UN Office of Drugs and Crime estimates that between $800 billion and $2 trillion of fiat currency is laundered each year – as much as 5% of global GDP”