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VQF Aktuell Guest Article About the FATF Travel Rule

Travel Rule Article by 21 Analytics in VQF Aktuell Magazine

18 Dec, 2020

21 Analytics' CEO, Lucas Betschart, contributed to the Financial Services Standards Association (VQF) magazine VQF Aktuell with a guest article about the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) Travel Rule, its application to cryptocurrency transactions, and how it can be implemented in Switzerland. The article highlighted key points Swiss virtual asset service providers (VASPs) should know in order to be fully compliant.

About VQF

The Association for the Quality Assurance of Financial Services (VQF) serves as a comprehensive resource for financial intermediaries in the parabanking sector in Switzerland, providing all-encompassing compliance services. Functioning as a competence center, it delivers a range of services to its members, including supervision, auditing, testing, training, and consulting. Beyond its role as a self-regulatory organization (SRO) with supervisory responsibilities, the VQF extends additional specialized services in legal consulting to financial intermediaries and traders, aligning with the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA). In its capacity as an SRO, the VQF plays a crucial role in overseeing its members' efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, officially recognized by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).

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