Bitcoin, crypto-coins, and global anti-money laundering governance

  title={Bitcoin, crypto-coins, and global anti-money laundering governance},
  author={Malcolm Campbell‐Verduyn},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
Crypto-coins (CCs) like Bitcoin are digitally encrypted tokens traded in peer-to-peer networks whose money laundering potential has attracted the attention of regulators, firms and the wider public worldwide. This article assesses the effectiveness of the global anti-money laundering regime in balancing both the challenges and opportunities presented by these novel ‘altcoins’. Two main arguments are advanced. First, the implications that crypto-coins presently pose for global anti-money… 
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