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Every other week, TRM’s Global Head of Policy, Ari Redbord, sits down with business leaders, policy makers, and investigators from across the globe to talk about the key crypto policy, regulatory and enforcement issues of the day. Subscribe to our channel for the latest developments from the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

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TRM provides blockchain intelligence to help financial institutions, cryptocurrency businesses and public sector agencies detect and investigate crypto-related fraud and financial crime. www.trmlabs.com.

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Every other week, TRM’s Global Head of Policy, Ari Redbord, sits down with business leaders, policy makers, and investigators from across the globe to talk about the key crypto policy, regulatory and enforcement issues of the day. Subscribe to our channel for the latest developments from the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

About TRM Labs
TRM provides blockchain intelligence to help financial institutions, cryptocurrency businesses and public sector agencies detect and investigate crypto-related fraud and financial crime. www.trmlabs.com.

    Internal Revenue Service’s Role in Crypto with IRS Crypto Lead Raj Mukherjee

    Internal Revenue Service’s Role in Crypto with IRS Crypto Lead Raj Mukherjee

    In this episode Ari sits down with Raj Mukherjee, Executive Director for the Office of Digital Assets Initiative at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to discuss Raj’s journey from industry to government, the role of the IRS in the crypto space, and how IRS is approached drafting the recently published broker regulations.



    Today’s Guests

    Raj Mukherjee, Executive Director, Office of Digital Asset Initiative, Internal Revenue Service

    Host: Ari Redbord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs

    • 28 min
    Covering Crypto with CoinDesk’s Nik De

    Covering Crypto with CoinDesk’s Nik De

    In this episode CoinDesk’s managing editor for global policy and regulation Nik De join’s Ari to discuss the regulatory landscape, Congress’ focus on anti-money laundering and national security, and Nik’s non-stop coverage of the Sam Bankman-Fried trial including his crypto-famous courtroom sketches.

    Today’s Guests

    Nik De, Managing Editor for Global Policy and Regulation, CoinDesk

    Host: Ari Rebord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs

    • 30 min
    Building Compliance at Binance – The World’s Largest Crypto Business with CCO Noah Perlman

    Building Compliance at Binance – The World’s Largest Crypto Business with CCO Noah Perlman

    In the wake of the largest settlement in the history of the United States – over $4 billion to settle violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, failing to register as a money transmitting business, and breaching US sanctions – Binance, the world’s largest crypto business, is working to build a best-in-class AML and sanctions compliance program under the oversight of independent monitors. In this episode, we are joined by Binance Chief Compliance Officer Noah Perlman to discuss that process, his journey from federal prosector to crypto, and the worsening situation for Binance financial crime lead Tigran Gambaryan who has been held in Nigeria for over 100 days.



    Today’s Guests

    Noah Perlman, Chief Compliance Officer, Binance
    Host: Ari Rebord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs

    • 34 min
    FinCEN’s Crypto Strategy with Kevin O’Connor, Chief of FinCEN’s Virtual Assets Unit

    FinCEN’s Crypto Strategy with Kevin O’Connor, Chief of FinCEN’s Virtual Assets Unit

    For over a decade Treasury’s Financial Crime Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has been providing guidance and taking enforcement actions in the virtual assets space. In 2013 guidance FinCEN clarified that the US anti-money laundering regime applies to cryptocurrency businesses paving the way for enforcement against non-compliant virtual asset service providers. However, questions still remain. How does the BSA apply to DeFi? What role do mixers and anonymity enhancing technology play in the ecosystem? In this TRM Talks, Ari Redbord, TRM's Global Head of Policy sits down with Kevin O’Connor, Chief of FinCEN’s Virtual Assets and Emerging Technology Section of the Enforcement and Compliance Division, to discuss FinCEN’s crypto strategy to answer these and other questions.



    Today’s Guests

    Kevin O’Connor, Chief of FinCEN’s Virtual Assets and Emerging Technology Section of the Enforcement and Compliance Division

    Host: Ari Rebord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs

    • 29 min
    Harnessing Technology – The Future of Finance with Wharton’s Sarah Hammer

    Harnessing Technology – The Future of Finance with Wharton’s Sarah Hammer

    Ari sits down with Sarah Hammer, Executive Director at The Wharton School, to discuss the importance of embracing technology for financial institutions, the use of blockchains for faster settlements, and regulation for crypto, AI, cyber and other emerging technologies.



    Today’s Guests

    Sarah Hammer, Executive Director at The Wharton School

    Host: Ari Rebord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs



    Resources


    U.S. Department of the Treasury Report – Managing Artificial Intelligence-Specific Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Services Sector: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/Managing-Artificial-Intelligence-Specific-Cybersecurity-Risks-In-The-Financial-Services-Sector.pdf
    TRM Insights – US Treasury Issues Report on AI Cyber and Fraud Risks for Financial Institutions: https://hubs.la/Q02y0hx70
    A Comprehensive Approach to Crypto Regulation: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4245285
    TRM Report – The Illicit Crypto Economy: https://hubs.la/Q02y0fp70

    • 35 min
    How German Authorities are Tackling Crypto-Related Crime with Prosecutor Jana Ringwald

    How German Authorities are Tackling Crypto-Related Crime with Prosecutor Jana Ringwald

    From the largest darknet markets to the most dangerous ransomware groups, German authorities have been involved in the most important crypto-related investigations and takedowns in recent years. In this TRM Talks, Ari Redbord sits down with Jana Ringwald, Senior Public Prosecutor, Prosecutor General’s Office in Frankfurt, to discuss how she works with law enforcement, the private sector and with global partners to fight cybercrime.

    Today’s Guests

    Jana Ringwald, Senior Public Prosecutor, Prosecutor General’s Office in Frankfurt

    Host: Ari Rebord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs

    • 36 min

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