Could regulators perform AML in a blockchain world?

Real time networks provide central banks the ability to settle mass market retail transactions in real time (not just the old RTGS high value payments which are typically lower in volume). In fact, in the NPP scheme, the Australian Central Bank is planning to provide just that – real time settlement of every transaction so there is no counterparty risk. This means that scalable technologies for real time intervention by central agencies when needed exist. Read more: