What is Estonia’s e-Residency and How Can it Help You?
Estonia’s e-Residency program offers a number of unique advantages for those looking to do business abroad. Here’s what you need to know.
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) present one of the latest innovative applications of blockchain technology. However, they are also presenting new challenges to regulators’ and businesses’ Anti-Money Laundering (AML) efforts – as well as for creatives seeking to protect their intellectual property. In this article, we expand on what KYC for NFT marketplaces can look like and how implementing robust KYC measures can be of benefit to the industry as a whole.
Compliance is undergoing radical change in 2019, and likely in the years to come. The demands of international legislation designed to fight money laundering and terrorism financing, are significant and governance professionals everywhere are feeling the impact.
Money laundering has been around pretty much since money was invented. While governments and international agencies have strived to do more and more to prevent it from happening, there have been some unbelievable cases over the years. It is estimated that approximately $2 trillion is laundered every year, but we wanted to highlight some of the biggest cases of all time.
Money laundering is a practice almost as old time itself. From as early as 2000 BCE, wealthy Chinese merchants would move their profits outside of China, as the government did not support commercial trading. They would then reinvest their smuggled funds into other enterprises, a technique still used today.