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Global FinTech Guide
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Global Overview

The global overview provides a quick comparison of legal and economic considerations for every participating country. To read more in-depth country specific information for each area, please select a country from the list.

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KYC requirements
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The know your customer or know your client (KYC) guidelines and regulations for financial services require that professionals try to verify the identity, suitability, and risks involved with maintaining a business relationship.
CountryDonation Based CrowdfundingReward Based CrowdfundingCrowdinvestingCrowdlending
Albanianononono
Argentinanonoregulation; license requiredno
Australianonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Austrianonoregulationregulation
Bosnia and Herzegovinanononono
Canadanonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Chilenononono
Chinaregulation; license requirednoregulationregulation; license required
Colombianonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Costa Ricalicense requiredlicense requiredlicense requiredlicense required
Croatiaregulation; license requirednoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Czech Republicnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Egyptnononono
Franceregulation; license requiredregulation; license requiredregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Germanynononono
Hong Kongnononono
Hungarynonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Irelandnononoregulation; license required
Italynonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Korea, Republic ofnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Malaysianonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Mexicoregulation; license requiredregulation; license requiredregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Montenegronononono
New Zealandnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
North Macedonianononono
Perunoregulation; license requiredregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Philippinesnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Polandnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Portugalregulationregulationregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Romanianonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Serbianononono
Slovenianonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Spainnoregulation; license requiredregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Switzerlandnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Thailandnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
Turkeynonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
United Kingdomnonoregulation; license requiredregulation; license required
United Rep of Tanzanianononono
United Statesnonoregulation; license requiredregulation
Uruguaynonolicense requiredno
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Possibility to meet customer due diligence requirements by relying on third parties who are obliged by law themselves to comply with AML regulations
CountryAnswer Text
Albaniayes2167Albania
Argentinayes2512Argentina
Australiayes2182Australia
Austriayes2677Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovinayes2197Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canadayes2152Canada
Chileno2242Chile
Chinayes2257China
Colombiayes2272Colombia
Costa Ricayes2287Costa Rica
Croatiayes2302Croatia
Czech Republicyes2812Czech Republic
Egyptyes2317Egypt
Franceyes2722France
Germanyyes2213Germany
Hong Kongyes2737Hong Kong
Hungaryyes2347Hungary
Irelandyes2692Ireland
Italyyes2332Italy
Korea, Republic ofyes2362Korea, Republic of
Malaysiayes2662Malaysia
Mexicono2632Mexico
Montenegroyes2377Montenegro
New Zealandyes2392New Zealand
North Macedoniayes2437North Macedonia
Peruyes2422Peru
Philippinesyes2407Philippines
Polandyes2482Poland
Portugalyes2497Portugal
Romaniayes2797Romania
Serbiayes2467Serbia
Sloveniayes2527Slovenia
Spainyes2542Spain
Switzerlandyes2707Switzerland
Thailandyes2557Thailand
Turkeyyes2752Turkey
United Kingdomno2782United Kingdom
United Rep of Tanzaniayes2767United Rep of Tanzania
United Statesyes2587United States
Uruguayyes2572Uruguay
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Possibility to outsource customer due diligence by contract to other third parties who are not obliged by law to meet AML regulations and rely on these (e.g. WebID, IDnow, PostIdent)
CountryAnswer Text
Albaniano2167Albania
Argentinayes2512Argentina
Australiano2182Australia
Austriayes2677Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovinano2197Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canadayes2152Canada
Chileyes2242Chile
Chinayes2257China
Colombiayes2272Colombia
Costa Ricayes2287Costa Rica
Croatiano2302Croatia
Czech Republicyes2812Czech Republic
Egyptyes2317Egypt
Franceyes2722France
Germanyyes2213Germany
Hong Kongyes2737Hong Kong
Hungaryno2347Hungary
Irelandyes2692Ireland
Italyyes2332Italy
Korea, Republic ofno2362Korea, Republic of
Malaysiano2662Malaysia
Mexicono2632Mexico
Montenegrono2377Montenegro
New Zealandyes2392New Zealand
North Macedoniayes2437North Macedonia
Peruyes2422Peru
Philippinesyes2407Philippines
Polandyes2482Poland
Portugalno2497Portugal
Romaniayes2797Romania
Serbiano2467Serbia
Sloveniano2527Slovenia
Spainno2542Spain
Switzerlandyes2707Switzerland
Thailandyes2557Thailand
Turkeyyes2752Turkey
United Kingdomno2782United Kingdom
United Rep of Tanzaniayes2767United Rep of Tanzania
United Statesyes2587United States
Uruguayyes2572Uruguay
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