To what extent are Cryptocurrency prices being driven by institutional investors or retail traders? We explore this question and more with a deep dive into 3 on-chain metrics which investors or anyone interested in the virtual asset markets should keep track of.
Singapore/Hong Kong, 15 December 2020 – Cylynx has been recognised as 'One to Watch' in Blockchain Transaction Monitoring in the 3rd Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2020 in an online ceremony on 15 December 2020.
FinCEN has taken action against Larry Dean Harmon, founder and operator of bitcoin mixing service Helix and Coin Ninja for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. What can we learn about how suspicious entities operate and what do these guidelines mean to exchanges operating in the United States?
More than 2,000 suspicious transaction reports filed by nearly 90 financial institutions were leaked. We go through what are SARs, discuss the broader implications, analyse a sample dataset made public and share our thoughts on what it takes to fix the problem.
The G20 TechSprint initiative, aims to highlight the potential for technologies to resolve regulatory compliance and supervisory challenges. Team Cylynx is shortlisted as one of the finalists in the problem statement of monitoring AML/CFT risks on crypto assets.
With its total market cap exceeding $10 Billion in May 2020, stable coins are becoming increasingly popular with investors in the cryptocurrency space. In this article, we investigate 5 popular ERC20 stable coin - TUSD, USDT, PAX, USDC and BUSD. Through a combination of time series analysis and network plots, we characterise their growth trajectory and highlight key patterns and behaviours.
The structure of a blockchain fits very naturally into a graph representation, with addresses being the nodes and transactions being the edges of a graph. By modelling the blockchain as a graph, we can get a comprehensive view of the activities that are on-going and how the different entities are related to each other.
Being the central gateway in the cryptocurrency world, it is surprising how little work has been done to characterise the structure of exchanges. This includes their governance structure, how they receive funds and carry-out transactions on behalf of their users. In this post, we analyse the structure of exchanges on the ethereum chain