11.pngThe UK and other EU governments plan to regulate cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, amid concerns they are being used for money laundering.英国和其他欧盟国家政府计划对包括比特币在内的加密货币进行管理,因为担心这些货币被用于洗钱。New legislation will bring cryptocurrencies in line with anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing legislation by increasing transparency.新的立法将通过增加透明度,使加密货币与反洗钱和反恐融资立法相一致。The new legislation is expected to come into effect next year.新立法预计将于明年生效。LONDON — The UK government is planning to crack down on bitcoin as concerns grow that cryptocurrencies are being used to facilitate financial crimes and launder money.伦敦——英国政府正计划打击比特币,因为人们担心,加密货币被用来促进金融犯罪和洗钱。The Treasury is planning new legislation that will mean anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing rules apply to cryptocurrency in future, according to reports in the Guardian and the Telegraph.据《卫报》和《每日电讯报》报道,财政部正在制定新的立法,将意味着反洗钱和反恐融资规则在未来适用于加密货币。It will include rules forcing traders to reveal their identities in some circumstances. Under an EU-wide plan, online platforms where currencies are traded will be made to carry out due diligence on buyers.它将包括一些规则,迫使交易员在某些情况下披露自己的身份。在欧盟范围内,交易货币的在线平台将对买家进行尽职调查。In November, economic secretary to the Treasury Stephen Barclay said in a written parliamentary answer: "The UK government is currently negotiating amendments to the fourth anti-money laundering directive that will bring virtual currency exchange platforms and custodian wallet providers into anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing regulation, which will result in these firms' activities being overseen by national competent authorities for these areas."去年11月,财政部经济部长斯蒂芬·巴克利在议会的书面回答说:“英国政府目前正在谈判第四修正案反洗钱指令,将虚拟货币交换平台和托管人的钱包供应商到反洗钱和反恐融资的规定,这将导致这些企业的活动是由国家主管部门对这些地区。”He said the government "supports the intention behind these amendments," and negotiations are expected to conclude at EU level in late 2017 or early 2018.他表示,政府有“支持这些修改背后的意图”,预计谈判将在2017年末或2018年初在欧盟结束。A Treasury spokesperson said in an emailed statement, "We are working to address concerns about the use of cryptocurrencies, by negotiating to brig virtual currency exchange platforms and some wallet providers within anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing regulation."一名财政部发言人在一份电子邮件声明中说,“我们正在努力解决有关使用加密货币的问题,通过谈判向brig虚拟货币交易平台和一些钱包供应商进行反洗钱和反恐融资监管。”Nicholas Gregory, CEO of CommerceBlock, said in an email to Business Insider: "What some will bill as censure, the cryptocurrency community will deem as a stamp of approval that finally recognises the pivotal role that digital currencies will ultimately hold for the global economy.商业集团(CommerceBlock)首席执行官尼古拉斯•格雷戈里(Nicholas Gregory)在一封发给《商业内幕》(Business Insider)的电子邮件中表示:“一些人将会以谴责的形式出现,加密货币社区将被视为一种认可,最终承认数字货币最终将对全球经济起到关键作用。”"Industry players want the same thing as politicians — cryptocurrencies that offer cheap, frictionless, international transactions used for legal purposes. If anything, regulation will only increase bitcoin's rate of growth as regulation lends credibility and engenders trust."行业参与者想要的是与政治家一样的东西——为法律目的而提供廉价、无摩擦、国际交易的加密货币。如果有什么区别的话,监管只会增加比特币的增长速度,因为监管会增加可信度,并产生信任。The planned rule changes come as the London's Metropolitan Police warned this week drug dealers are using cryptocurrency ATMs to stash the proceeds of crime. Even small-time dealers are embracing currencies like bitcoin, litecoin, and ethereum as a way of banking drug money without getting caught, the police said.伦敦警察厅(Metropolitan Police)警告称,本周毒贩正在使用加密货币atm机将犯罪所得藏匿起来。警方说,即使是小规模的经销商也在接受比特币、莱特币和以太坊这样的货币,作为一种毒品交易的方式。The Serious and Organised Crime Command said the number of cases involving cryptocurrencies has gone from "zero" at the start of 2016 to several dozen today, and they believe this number will increase.犯罪指挥部说,涉及加密货币的案件数量从2016年初的“零”上升到今天的几十个,他们相信这个数字会增加。Bitcoin hit a new high of $11,826.76 per coin on Sunday, surpassing its previous high of $11,300. The currency is subject to continued interest from ordinary investors as well as those working in financial services. Last week it emerged that exchange operator Nasdaq could follow rival CME Group in launching bitcoin future contracts next year.比特币在周日的价格创下每枚11,826.76美元的新高,超过了此前创下的11,300美元的高点。这种货币受到普通投资者和金融服务业人士的持续关注。上周出现的交易所运营商纳斯达克可能会跟随竞争对手CME集团明年推出比特币未来合约。