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May 25, 2022
News
Notabene’s VASP Directory Activity | May 2022
Discover timely Travel Rule activity statistics on Notabene’s Free VASP & Crypto Companies Directory.
May 23, 2022
Compliance Tips
6 Reasons VASPs are considering Travel Rule solutions right now
Learn how Notabene’s robust solution and integrations allow VASPs to fulfill each Travel Rule compliance requirement.
May 19, 2022
Product Updates
New Product Release: Login to Notabene with one click
Exciting release updates from the team behind Notabene’s market-leading Crypto Travel Rule compliance software.
May 9, 2022
News
5 Key Insights from The European Union’s Transfer of Funds Proposed Regulation
Read Notabene’s summarization of the recent EU Parliament rule on information accompanying transfers of funds and specific crypto-assets, approved on April 6, 2022.
April 22, 2022
Press Release
Singapore’s CapBridge Financial, Matrixport, Huobi Singapore, and RioStox Successfully Test “Travel Rule” Compliant Transactions with Notabene
Crypto Regulatory Solutions Provider Notabene created a sandbox environment for diverse virtual asset service providers to practice complying with regulatory mandates.
April 11, 2022
Press Release
PDAX goes live with Travel Rule compliance with crypto regulatory solutions provider Notabene
Leading Philippine VASP, PDAX, retains Notabene's services to go live with Travel Rule compliance.
April 5, 2022
Press Release
Zipmex rolls out Travel Rule compliance with Notabene
Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing digital asset platform chooses Notabene to solve FATF’s Crypto Travel Rule.
April 5, 2022
Product Updates
New product release: Navigate Notabene’s Travel Rule compliance software in Korean, Japanese, Mandarin
Release updates from the team behind Notabene’s market-leading Crypto Travel Rule compliance software.
March 15, 2022
Press Release
Bitstamp uses Notabene's software to comply with Travel Rule in Singapore, the US, EU
The world's longest cryptocurrency exchange joins the ranks of Notabene's clients.
March 2, 2022
Product Updates
Know Your VASP: Solving counterparty VASP identification and due diligence
Learn how Notabene's software solves VASP to VASP due diligence, as required by FATF.
March 2, 2022
Compliance Tips
What Notabene customers can do today to block transactions to sanctioned individuals
Discover the tools Notabene customers have at hand to identify sanctioned counterparties to effectively block ensuing transactions.
February 25, 2022
Product Updates
Multi-Entity Support Added in Recent Release: Hummus
New features added, issues resolved, and improvements in Notabene's universal Travel Rule solution. See what’s new!
February 23, 2022
Press Release
Notabene partners with global sanctions screening leader Refinitiv to provide joint customers with seamless counterparty sanction screening
Partnership addresses mandated sanction screening of counterparties to crypto transactions in compliance with AML/CFT requirements.
February 1, 2022
Compliance Tips
How can VASPs ensure Travel Rule compliance during transactions with unhosted wallets?
Unhosted wallets have been one of the key targets for stricter scrutiny since the application of Travel Rule to cryptocurrencies. Learn how VASPs can stay compliant while interacting with unhosted wallets.
January 26, 2022
News
Notabene Releases Industry's First ​​State of Crypto Travel Rule Compliance Report
Report highlights urgent need for regulators and the crypto industry to collaborate in order to achieve industry-wide harmonization
January 26, 2022
News
Key Takeaways from Notabene’s State of Crypto Travel Rule Compliance Report 2022
Notabene shares the first key findings from first-ever global readiness survey: State of Crypto Travel Rule Compliance Report. Read Now!
January 10, 2022
News
Notabene earns SOC 2 security certification
SOC 2 is a voluntary compliance standard for tech companies. Learn more about Notabene's journey towards SOC 2 compliance.
January 5, 2022
Compliance Tips
From banking to crypto compliance—advice from Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann
Advisor to Notabene, Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann discusses methods for crypto business leaders approaching compliance.
January 3, 2022
Press Release
Tether, Okcoin, Bitfinex successfully test sending Travel Rule data transfers with Notabene
Notabene manages regular Travel Rule testnets for digital token and traditional financial services organizations. Learn more about our recent testnet here.
December 22, 2021
News
Notabene’s Year in Review 2021
Join us for a look back on an eventful year at Notabene.
December 10, 2021
Compliance Tips
The Crypto Travel Rule: 10 Interoperability Tips for VASPs
This article highlights critical strategic and operational considerations every VASP must contemplate when onboarding a Travel Rule solution.
November 28, 2021
Press Release
Bitbuy to execute Notabene's end-to-end Travel Rule solution
Notabene will enable Bitbuy to work through the various Travel Rule scenarios taking an industry-leading role in meeting its Canadian and global regulatory requirements.
November 12, 2021
Press Release
Project TEN: TRM Labs, Eventus, Notabene form partnership to deliver one-stop compliance solution for digital asset ecosystem
Project TEN offers combined solution for crypto anti-money laundering (AML), trade surveillance, Travel Rule compliance 
November 9, 2021
News
A note from Notabene's CEO Pelle Brændgaard
Pelle Brændgaard shares his thoughts around Notabene's recent fundraise and his visions for the future of the crypto space.
November 8, 2021
Press Release
Notabene raises $10M+ to enable compliant crypto transactions
Notabene’s holistic solution facilitates growing collaboration between crypto exchanges to meet global regulations, including FATF’s Travel Rule. 
November 5, 2021
News
12 Outcomes from FATF's Oct 2021 Updated Guidance for Virtual Assets and VASPs
FATF's updated guidance tells regulators to focus on business models over technology and terminology, as well as expands the standards to include DeFi developers, stablecoin developers, and multi-sig custodial APIs. 
October 27, 2021
Press Release
Bitfinex to test Notabene’s end-to-end Travel Rule solution
State-of-the-art digital token trading platform Bitfinex will begin testing Notabene's end-to-end protocol-agnostic solution for crypto regulatory compliance
October 27, 2021
Press Release
Tether Deploys Notabene's Travel Rule Solution for Cross Border Payments
‍Setting the bar to meet global regulatory requirements, Tether becomes the first stablecoin to trial FATF Travel Rule solution
October 22, 2021
News
First outcomes from Notabene’s State of Travel Rule Survey [2021]
A look into the preliminary data from Notabene's global State of Travel Rule survey.
October 15, 2021
Partners
Crystal partners with Notabene for Travel Rule solution
As the FATF compliance “Travel Rule” for cryptocurrencies grows in regional uptake, Crystal Blockchain and Notabene have partnered up to ensure a secure and accurate solution.
October 7, 2021
Partners
Notabene & VASPnet Partner to Bring Real-Time Regulatory Data to VASPs
Strategic engagement embeds counterparty regulatory status into the leading Crypto Travel Rule compliance tool.
October 4, 2021
News
Seven firms complete testing of crypto Travel Rule with Notabene
Four ADGM-licensed firms tested transmitting Travel Rule transactions with three crypto companies applying for their Singaporean digital payment token (DPT) license.
September 29, 2021
News
Germany Enforces Crypto Travel Rule from October 1, 2021
After a period of public consultation, The Federal Minister of Finance officially published the KryptoWTransferV, implementing FATF's travel rule in the country from October 1st, 2021.
September 7, 2021
Compliance Tips
10 Key Tips for Crypto Compliance Officers
Notabene Advisor Charles Senatore shares quick tips on how the compliance team can shift from an obstacle to business growth to its most powerful catalyst.
August 19, 2021
News
5 Key Takeaways from HM Treasury's Crypto Travel Rule Amendments
On July 22, 2021, HM Treasury released a consultation that mandated the Travel Rule for UK VASPs. Read our key observations.
August 10, 2021
News
Top 10 Takeaways from the European Commission's Crypto Travel Rule Proposal
On June 20, 2021, the European Commission published a proposal for regulating the transfers of funds and certain crypto-assets. Read our key takeaways.
August 4, 2021
News
5 Key Takeaways: Germany's implementation of the FATF Travel Rule
The German Federal Ministry of Finance recently released a draft bill entitled the Crypto Securities Transfer Regulation, which included increased “duties of care” surrounding the transfer of crypto assets. Read our key takeaways.
July 7, 2021
News
5 Key Observations: FATF’s Second 12-Month Virtual Assets & VASPs Review
The world’s foremost anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism funding (CFT) regulator shares its second twelve-month review of their revised FATF standards on virtual assets and VASPs.
June 28, 2021
Compliance Tips
How to turn compliance from an obstacle to a competitive advantage
Former Director of the Southeast Region of the SEC and current advisor to Notabene, Charles V. Senatore shares insight on how crypto firms can approach regulatory regimes, steps compliance officers can take to become an integral part of product teams, and the path from compliance officer to business decision-maker.
June 15, 2021
Partners
Notabene & Elliptic Partner to Provide FATF Solution to VASPs & Banks
Notabene and Elliptic launch a ready-to-use solution that complies with FATF Recommendations to virtual asset service providers (VASPs) and financial institutions (FIs). VASPs and FIs can automate the exchange of counterparty information during cryptoasset transactions securely and privately.
May 12, 2021
Product Updates
The five questions about Notabene’s protocol-agnostic approach
With many protocols on the market, Notabene simplifies travel rule compliance by integrating multiple messaging layers into one platform.In response to the sunrise period, Notabene offers a ready-to-use solution today - TRNow.
May 5, 2021
Customers
Singapore-based crypto firms tested automated Travel Rule transfers using Notabene
We’re excited to share that a select group of our Singaporean customers, Luno, Crypto.com, and Xfers, have successfully completed the second phase of Notabene’s Travel Rule testnet. This makes them one of the first VASPs ready to roll out full Travel Rule compliance at scale on their platforms.
April 22, 2021
News
Notabene turns one today!
It’s been one year since we started Notabene, and what a crazy ride it has been! Check out everything we have done so far.
April 19, 2021
Press Release
Notabene welcomes Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann & Charles V. Senatore
Today, we are excited to welcome Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann and Charles “Chuck” V. Senatore to the Notabene team as our advisors.
April 13, 2021
Customers
Luno Partners With Notabene to Become Travel Rule Compliant
Luno, a leading global cryptocurrency company based in London with over 7 million customers in 40 countries, has partnered with Notabene, the end-to-end Travel Rule compliance platform. With Notabene’s help, Luno is rolling out Travel Rule compliance starting with Singapore.
March 24, 2021
Compliance Tips
FATF Crypto: Summary of the virtual assets guidance [MARCH 2021]
The FATF released its updated guidance on the risk-based approach for virtual assets and VASPs. Read our summary on how this may impact the industry.
March 17, 2021
Compliance Tips
Identify crypto transaction type & apply relevant regulatory duties
Over the past year, the Travel Rule has become a critical issue for many crypto businesses. Throughout 2020, companies focused on finding a solution that would allow them to transmit their customers’ data to other crypto businesses in a secure and privacy-preserving way. However, when you take a closer look at the Travel Rule and how its implementation impacts day-to-day business processes, being compliant requires a lot more than just data transmission.
March 17, 2021
Partners
Notabene & Chainalysis Partner to Scale Crypto Travel Rule Solutions
Find out more about how Notabene and Chainalysis partnership is bringing scalable a Travel Rule Solution to cryptocurrency businesses and VASPs.
March 9, 2021
Press Release
Crypto.com, Luno, Onchain Custodian & others on Test Crypto Travel Rule Testnet with Notabene
Participating virtual asset service providers (VASPs) are preparing to roll-out compliance with the Travel Rule for the Singapore market as early as April.
February 24, 2021
Compliance Tips
Meeting Singapore’s latest data security and privacy guidelines
Notabene has taken significant steps to meet MAS’s new requirements for technology service providers. Our efforts will help companies streamline the vendor assessment process and allow them to start implementing the Travel Rule quicker.
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