In accordance with justice and law
Payment21® is subject to a number of different laws and regulations. In our role as a socially responsible financial service provider operating in the cross-border sector, we are aware of the complex legal framework governing the Bitcoin ecosystem across different countries.
Moving Media GmbH, the owner of the Payment21-brand is a registered financial intermediary executing the legal obligations set by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Payment21.com has been acknowledged for being compliant with applicable Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) laws and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) rules since 2014.
Our award-winning Bitcoin Cashier System provides collection and exchange services to businesses that accept digital cash for the purchase of goods and services. We operate as a currency exchange office (i.e. OTC-Broker / Bureau de Change) offering Bitcoin conversions under the terms of Swiss law.
To comply with the duty of care, Payment21® maintains a certified AML-Regulations Compliance Program pursuant to the Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) including compliance with a number of related policies (e.g. obey to sanction lists domestic and abroad). Furthermore, our company executes due diligence and risk assessment on merchants, and tracks their safety-relevant business activity with respect to cross-border transactions. We are audited by one of Switzerland’s leading providers of auditing, accounting and consulting services.
The products, services, information and/or materials contained within these web pages may not be available for residents of certain jurisdictions. Please consult with your local authorities regarding the acceptance of Bitcoin payments and review our list of prohibited industries and countries in due course. Our sales restrictions and related products or services are communicated to prospecting merchants in the course of the boarding process. Further details about our regulatory compliance can be found in the registration area.
All legal entities associated to our offerings are in full compliance with all rules and regulations promulgated by the authorities of the countries in which we do business.
Following our fundamental principle, Payment21® only conducts business in jurisdictions where we have been authorized to carry out economic activities, and where competence of a court is given, we adhere to Swiss law.