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WazirX publishes a detailed account of its security and compliance efforts through the 5th Edition Transparency Report

By October 22, 2023October 23rd, 20232 minute read
  • WazirX maintained its record of 100% compliance with Law Enforcement Agencies in India
  • The platform introduced a series of updates for an enhanced and secure trading experience for its users

October 19, 2023: WazirX released its 5th Transparency Report to showcase its initiatives towards maintaining a secure and user-savvy platform for its customers. Besides its continued record of a 100% compliance rate with law enforcement agencies globally, it released a host of features to improve and ease the trading and investing process on its platform.

The developments covered in the report occurred between April 2023 and September 2023. The average turnaround time to respond to information requests from regulators and other government agencies was 22 mins for the first cut response. 

“We are happy to have maintained our success rate of cooperating and engaging with regulatory bodies amidst a range of initiatives being considered globally. In an environment where we witnessed some major steps by the Indian government towards leading regulatory efforts in the Crypto ecosystem, we ensured a thorough abidance with domestic and international compliance initiatives”, Muthuswamy N Iyer, Head of Compliance, WazirX.

During this period, WazirX continued to improve its features based on customer feedback.
Some of the features included:

  • Launched a KYC history feature for users. With this feature, it will be possible to track all the moves that a user does before his/her KYC is verified/rejected. Every status change will be tracked and recorded and will be available to our KYC and compliance team to do an in-depth check. 
  • Introduced a ‘What’s New’ popup to keep users informed of the latest updates and enhancements of the app
  • Launched ‘Most Active’ section which shows 8 most active INR markets on the platform based on both trading volume and price variation, in the last 2 hours
  • Introduced Coin Metadata Info on the app which will help traders and investors get essential token information, thus facilitating and encouraging DYOR (Do Your Own Research)
  • Added ‘New Listings’ section on the home page to ensure all users are updated about latest listings from 10 days prior 

Wazirx’s in-house Legal and Compliance team assisted the Economic Offences Wing of Orissa Police in investigating a project involved in a Crypto pyramid scheme which is a cognizable offense as per the RBI. WazirX also assisted other domestic and international regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies by providing crucial information related to any suspicious transaction.

To access the full report, click here

About WazirX

WazirX is an India-based crypto exchange that allows users to buy, sell, and trade various crypto assets like Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and more. Today, it is India’s largest crypto exchange by volume and has over 15 million users. Founded by Nischal Shetty, Siddharth Menon, and Sameer Mhatre, WazirX aims to make crypto accessible to every Indian.

Disclaimer: Cryptocurrency is not a legal tender and is currently unregulated. Kindly ensure that you undertake sufficient risk assessment when trading cryptocurrencies as they are often subject to high price volatility. The information provided in this section doesn't represent any investment advice or WazirX's official position. WazirX reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend or change this blog post at any time and for any reasons without prior notice.
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