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Chainalysis Brings Anti-Money Laundering Solution to Booming Stablecoin Market

— First anti-money laundering compliance solution of its kind now available for stablecoins — As seen in PR Newswire — Chainalysis,…

Crypto Crime Series: Decoding Ethereum Scams

This post is the second in our “Crypto Crime” series, detailing the recent trends in crypto crime and our predictions…

Crypto Crime Series: Decoding Darknet Markets

This post is the first in our “Crypto Crime” series, detailing the recent trends in crypto crime and our predictions…

What to Expect in 2019: Three Predictions for Cryptocurrency Compliance

An abridged version of this blog was published in Bloomberg BNA. Cryptocurrencies made headlines this year for the burst of…

Behind the Scenes with Our Cryptocurrency Investigation Software in 2018

With the year coming to an end, we wanted to give an update focused on the evolution of our investigation solutions throughout 2018.

Understanding 460 Million Bitcoin Addresses and Economic Activity

The Bitcoin blockchain is vast and complex, forming a network of over 460 million cryptocurrency addresses. Yet only 37% of…

How Our Cryptocurrency Transaction Monitoring Evolved in 2018

We consistently hear from customers that they need to be able to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. In April…

Bitcoin Addresses in This Week’s OFAC Announcement

What happened: On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced action against two…

Chainalysis Named to 2018 CB Insights Fintech 250

Honored for Excellence in Regulatory & Compliance Services

Chainalysis Partners with Binance to Tackle Global Cryptocurrency Money Laundering

World’s largest cryptocurrency exchange better equipped to expand in new markets and user segments

The Not-So-Killer Whales of Bitcoin

New data shows that bitcoin’s largest holders are a diverse group that may be stabilizing, rather than destabilizing, the market.

Bitcoin Investors and Speculators Hold Their Positions over the Summer

The cryptocurrency monetary aggregates have been updated for the summer months and show that the market continues to stabilize, in spite of price declines.

Tether: The First Experiment in Cryptocurrency Banking

As one of the first major stable cryptocurrencies to emerge, Tether saw explosive growth in trading volume over the past…

Time Travelling with Satoshi

When block times get out of order with block heights

FATF’s Upcoming Talks: Is Cryptocurrency AML/CFT Clarity on the Horizon?

Lack of regulatory guidance from international and domestic authorities has hindered the broader adoption of cryptocurrencies since their conception. While…

Bitcoin’s $30 billion sell-off

As reported by the Financial Times, we apply concepts of money supply to bitcoin to better understand the crypto-economy.

Smart Cryptocurrency Regulation: Possible and Necessary

Last week, the Chamber of Digital Commerce hosted a Congressional Briefing on the oversight of virtual currencies, money laundering, and…

Introducing Chainalysis KYT, Multi-currency support and our Series A

Blockchains are trust machines. Blockchains create new ways for people to build trust among themselves and transact using cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies…