Weekly Roundup: US Regulators Preview 2022 Cryptocurrency Guidance, OCC Reminds Banks to Comply with Crypto-related Rules, and More

The federal banking agencies vowed in a joint statement to issue guidance next year to clarify if and how institutions may provide cryptocurrency trading, custody and other services. More The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in an interpretative letter separately urged banks to ensure they meet all relevant compliance obligations before engaging in any cryptocurrency-related services, Coindesk reported. More U.K. officials are recruiting independent cryptocurrency experts to train investigators in the newest methods criminals use to launder funds, the Telegraph reported. More Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken plans to bar U.K. customers from trading Monero starting this week, Cointelegraph reported....