Launched in October 2013, Independent Reserve is a centralized exchange based in Sydney Australia. It supports AUD, NZD, and USD fiat pairs and OTC. It is regulated by AUSTRAC under the Anti Money Laundering Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2018. Its geographical focus is on Australia, New Zealand. and Singapore. Citizens from 30+ countries are permitted to join.
In January 2020, it launched in Singapore and aims to become a licenced operator with MAS. Independent Reserve describes itself as a pro-regulation exchange with a focus on trust and security. In February 2019, Independent Reserve announced it had become the first cryptocurrency exchange in Australia to offer insurance coverage to its clients. It offers a KPMG tax calculator, an auto trading platform, Bloomberg price feeds, and API trading.
With mandatory KYC and tiered trading fees, its services are available to individuals, businesses, trusts and Self-Managed Superannuation Funds.