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Existing systems are ill-suited to identifying the risks associated with processing cryptocurrencies, making it hard for regulated financial institutions to handle transactions involving Bitcoin.


  • Although most cryptocurrency transactions are legitimate, the pseudonymous nature of Bitcoin makes it challenging for regulated FIs to handle transactions involving it, even indirectly, as there is a risk that the funds originate from an illicit source.

Features and Benefits

  • This report looks at how handling Bitcoin conflicts with institutions' KYC/AML obligations and the problems involved in overcoming them.
  • Learn how the combination of the two companies’ technologies promises to mitigate the risks of handling Bitcoin.

Key questions answered

  • Why are changing regulatory requirements making Bitcoin a compliance issue even if an institution is not handling it directly?
  • How does the LexisNexis/Elliptic solution overcome these problems?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put LexisNexis/Elliptic on your radar?


  • Future enhancements
  • Background

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Author

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