Crypto Derivatives Exchange Bybit to Introduce Stringent KYC Policy – Exchanges Bitcoin News

The British Virgin Islands-based Bybit Fintech Limited has announced the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange is introducing an updated know-your-customer (KYC) policy on July 12. Bybit notes that it already had certain KYC requirements implemented, but the new system reform is meant to “improve security compliance for all traders.”

Bybit Says Companies and Individual Clients Mandated to Complete Systematic KYC Policy by July 12

The cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bybit plans to introduce a systematic KYC element to the platform by July 12. The exchange is letting customers know in various terms of service (ToS) updates. The firm will be applying the update next week and it applies to individual traders and companies as well.

“If your company wants to withdraw more than 2 BTC a day, you’ll need to complete KYC verification,” Bybit’s ToS update published on July 5 details.

Documents show that Bybit Fintech Limited is headquartered in Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The company is regulated by the British Virgin Islands’ finance and insurance sector. According to Bybit’s company profile on Dun & Bradstreet, the crypto derivatives exchange has over 100 employees and generates $3.42 million in sales.

Bybit’s recently added KYC updates for companies and individuals, follow the warning that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued against Binance Markets Limited last week. Regulators have been cracking down on virtual currency service providers (VASPs) worldwide in order to comply with the crypto recommendations drafted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

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The crypto derivatives exchange Bybit also notes that “all token withdrawal limits shall follow BTC index price equivalent value,” which means 2 BTC equivalent withdrawals need to…

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