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End of Year 2021 Review Financial Regulations

End-of-Year Review – Financial Crimes & Regulations in 2021

2021 has been another year filled with volatility for the compliance landscape. From the rise in financial frauds and cyber crimes fueled by COVID-19, to the spotlight on environmental crimes at COP26, as well as one of the biggest data leaks in the Pandora Papers saga, financial crimes are rapidly evolving, and so are regulations. […]

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Web 3.0 Blockchain Data Privacy Regulation

Data Privacy and Regulation in Web 3.0

What is Web 3.0 and Why Do We Need it? While the internet is something many of us use daily, the web is not without its flaws.  The transition into Web 2.0 (the internet as we know it) heralded the beginning of an internet filled with user-generated content. With social media and enhanced communication applications, […]

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Regtank Account Takeover Fraud ATO AML

What is Account Takeover Fraud and How Can We Curb It

What is account takeover fraud With the increase in online transactions, account takeover (ATO) fraud happens more often. ATO occurs when a cybercriminal obtains the customer’s login credentials, gains access, and control to an existing account. These existing accounts could be bank, credit card, email, e-commerce, etc. After a successful ATO, the cybercriminal will then […]

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What Is RegTech and Why Do We Need It

What is RegTech?  Regulatory Technology (RegTech) refers to the “use of technology to enhance risk management and regulatory compliance in financial institutions”. RegTech can be used for two main purposes: (1) combat money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF), and (2) identifying suspicious activities.  Why is RegTech important? Needless to say, Covid-19 has led to […]

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Regtank AML Compliance for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

AML Compliance for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are unique assets in the digital world that can be bought and sold like any other piece of property, but which have no physical form of their own. The market for NFTs surged to new highs in the second quarter, with $2.5 billion in sales in 2021, up from just $13.7 million […]

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Regtank Delivers Full Compliance Solution For Singapore’s Inaugural Non-Fungible Token Charity Auction ‘Blockchain For Good’

6th October 2021 | Singapore – Regtank, the leading provider of a one-stop software-as-a-service compliance solution, has been designated as one of the supporting collaborators for Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) and the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) U Care Fund Non-Fungible Token (NFT) charity auction event, ‘Blockchain For Good’ (BFG).    The auction has taken […]

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Regtank STR VASP Best Practices

STR Tips Based on Emerging Best Practices for VASPs

What is an STR/SAR? A Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) / Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is made when a person or institution suspects that any property is directly or indirectly connected to a criminal conduct, and the knowledge or suspicion arose during the course of the business or exchange. While suspicious and/or unusual activity alone does […]

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Regtank IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator 2021

Regtank selected as Friends of Hyper Protect under IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator 2021

16 September 2021 | Singapore – Regtank, a leading provider of a one-stop software-as-a-service compliance solution has been selected as one of IBM’s Friends of Hyper Protect startups.  The IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator is an investment-readiness program that supports impact-driven startups to improve the quality and accessibility of digital, financial, healthcare  and insurance services by […]

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Regtank Blockchain Technology Money Laundering

Blockchain Technology is Money Laundering’s Kryptonite

What is Blockchain? In the early 1990s, Blockchain arose from a scandal in record tampering that toppled a Nobel laureate’s career. Blockchain works as a visual chain, where each digital block contains a hash or a code that identifies information as well as the hash of a previous block.  The hash is made up of […]

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Regtank Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation

The Vulnerability of the Cryptocurrency Industry and Different Types of Market Manipulation

The crypto market allows users to have direct interaction with exchanges, a trading climate where market users can conduct pseudonymous transactions, without supervision from intermediaries. While regulations and policies have cracked down on certain types of market manipulation, there continue to be many suspected cases of market manipulation.   What is Market Manipulation? Market manipulation […]

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