When we had the idea to publish our Blockchain Compliance Bulletin, we considered it an experiment. We weren’t sure about where this publication would have lead us. We got much more results than we expected at first. We continuously receive positive feedback from our readers,......

The independent inter-governmental body who deal with the threats made against the global financial system like money laundering and terrorist financing, the FATF, made a big announcement surrounding crypto assets. At the closing of the Plenary Week Friday in Orlando, Florida, they announced that they......

The German regulator greenlights an unprecedented $280 million Ethereum-based real estate bond for security issuance firm the Fundament Group by Daryl Charman On 23rd July 2019, the German Financial Market Supervisory Authority (BaFin) approved a blockchain-based bond issuance for Fundament Group. The Berlin-based security issuance......

BitMEX: U.S. watchdogs willing to step up the game with crypto oversight by Mattias Cerini News broke out recently regarding a probe launched by the U.S. Commodities Futures Exchange Commission (CFTC) into alleged trades executed by American citizens on Seychelles based crypto margin trading BitMEX.......

We recently posted an article on LinkedIn about Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs). We received some questions which relate to three main topics. by Simone D. Casadei Bernardi Who is responsible for running AML and CTF checks on their subscribers of the IEO? Is it the......

Discover why legislation in 2019 towards security tokens and STOs are pushing the blockchain industry towards a whole new world of opportunities Before discussing the future of security tokens and the differences between them and other forms of tokens, first, let’s cover what they are.......

Cryptocurrency mining activity is continuing to grow, yet the regulatory landscape still doesn’t appear to be very clear. Here’s a quick guide on how some countries are approaching this emerging industry. After the Iranian government decided to cut off the power supply to local bitcoin......

In a paper-recorded based industry, there are a lot of difficulties the centralised real estate industry faces. Discover why switching to smart contracts and using the power of blockchain technology is the new efficient way of working. Historically speaking, the real estate industry is usually......

We want to express our deepest gratitude to all our readers who reached us with their notes, remarks and token of appreciation. We are pleased to release our Blockchain Compliance Bulletin number 7. As usual, we have updated our Blockchain Compliance Rank (PDF), our proprietary......

Cryptocurrencies, banks and payment services provide unprecedented access to your money and allow you to send it to anyone, in different ways and against different fees. Unlike banks and payment service providers, crypto is a currency and a payment network at the same time. The......