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Please confirm the following information as we will start obtaining and storing information about the receiver when customers withdraw crypto assets on and after April 1, 2022 in accordance with the travel rule compliance.
Please note that if you do not cooperate with the following measures, you may not be able to withdraw your crypto assets.
Timing of Travel Rule Compliance
Friday, April 1, 2022
Customers subjected to the measures
All customers (individual and corporate)
New information to be obtained and stored
The following information will be newly obtained from the customer and stored by our Company when the customer makes a withdrawal of crypto assets.
What is the Travel Rule?
The Travel Rule is a rule that states, “A VASP that makes a withdrawal of crypto assets at the request of a user must notify the VASP on the recipient’s side to which the withdrawal is to be made of certain matters concerning the withdrawal requestor and the recipient.
This rule is one that the FATF requires national regulators to adopt in their International Standards on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism.
What is the purpose of the Travel Rule?
The purpose is to prevent terrorists and other criminals from freely using the electronic funds transfer system and to enable tracing of any unauthorized use of the system.
Information regarding the recipient’s address and the purpose of the transaction will be obtained from October 1st of this year.