Risk Analysis and Regulatory Challenges

Berlin Risk is happy to announce the publication of its 2020 Publication on Cryptocurrencies as Threats to Public Security and Counter TerrorismThe publication is available in both German and English.

The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies poses new challenges for the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT). Cryptocurrencies provide their users with the opportunity to make global payments that are beyond the control of financial regulators and security authorities. In addition, there is a growing risk that terrorist financiers may evade state surveillance and tap into new sources of funding.