What steps does Unchained take to be compliant on a national and international level?

Unchained is a regulated financial institution bound by U.S. law.

Compliance with Legal and Regulatory Standards

As a financial institution under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Unchained is required to follow Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) practices. To comply, we collect and verify adequate information to form a reasonable belief that we know the true identity of the customer. Additionally, we are required to follow state laws pertinent to our lending and trading desk services.

Licensing and regulation

Unchained Capital, Inc. is not a bank. Unchained is a registered money service business. Unchained Trading, LLC and Bitcoin Collateral Services, LLC are licensed to provide certain financial services.

Please refer to our Legal and Regulatory Center to learn more about our commitment to governance, risk, and compliance. 

Responding to legal requests

In the event that we receive a subpoena or lawful warrant, Unchained must comply with law enforcement requests.

International compliance

For international countries, we follow compliance requirements based on the state, country, or province requirements.

Privacy and terms of service

You can learn more about the data we collect & our data privacy on our privacy page. You can also review our terms of service.