As FinTech and technological solutions continue to innovate, companies are under pressure to revise their business operations strategies. By forming new partnerships to complement their solution, companies are coping with these difficulties and taking advantage of the opportunities made available to them by complying with the rules and regulations. Subsequently, at any stage of the […]Read full post
Hong Kong’s New VASP Regime sets high standards The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (“AML/CTF”) (Amendment) Bill 2022 (“Amendment Bill”) was gazetted by the Hong Kong (HK) Government on June 24, 2022. The Amendment Bill modifies the AML/CTF Ordinance (Cap. 615) (“AMLO”), introducing a licensing regime for virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) and imposing statutory […]Read full post
2022 has been a year filled with volatility for the compliance landscape. The slow recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic, rise in financial fraud and the financial turmoil and fragilities in the global economy after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has contributed to the volatility. On top of that, the happenings of the year had wide-reaching implications […]Read full post
Regtank Awarded The RegTech Award – AML Risk Assessment in the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2022 25th November 2022 | Singapore – Regtank Technology won the RegTech Award — AML Risk Assessment in the 5th Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2022; the awards recognize excellence by firms that have shaped the regulatory landscape in […]Read full post
Web 3.0 is the next stage of the internet that will redefine our everyday digital experience. How far and how quickly companies and users will adopt the technologies and their uses remains unknown. Looking into some uses and what makes up Web 3.0 can help companies to affiliate themselves with and get started. The […]Read full post
In 2019, the infamous Canadian cryptocurrency exchange – QuadrigaCX swindled more than USD 190 million from investors. This should have barred its co-founder, Michael Patryn, from being involved in the finance and crypto industry for the security of investors. Yet the decentralised finance (DeFi) platform has provided Michael Patryn with new opportunities, as it was […]Read full post
In 2021, Nelly Marion Evans Risco “The Nun” held 1 million USD worth of illicit funds in a Swiss bank account that was intended to fund terrorist activities carried out by The Shining Paths, a terrorist organisation that was responsible for approximately 60,000 deaths. Fortunately, Peruvian authorities were able to confiscate the assets before they […]Read full post
Technological advancement has brought convenience and countless other benefits to the lives of many, yet it has also increased the amount of potential risks that many individuals and businesses have to face. Cybercrime has risen to become one of the most reported forms of fraud, where it has incurred a hefty bill of USD 6 […]Read full post
MEGAN LI, FOUNDER AND CEO OF REGTANK, NAMED ‘DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR’ BY ASIA FINTECH AWARDS 2022 16 September 2022 | Singapore Regtank’s CEO, Megan Li, has won the Director of the Year award at the Asia FinTech Awards 2022. Recognised for having a noteworthy impact on the organisation and wider FinTech ecosystem, Megan’s outstanding […]Read full post
The recent release of the information paper from The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) contains a thematic analysis of the performance of the various financial institutions (“FIs”) Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism (“AML/CFT”) name screening practices in 2021. Banks and financial companies primarily contributed to the insights gathered. Subsequently, from the analysis, those common gaps […]Read full post
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