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Regtank X Regulation Asia (Awards for Excellence 2022)

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 […]

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Guide to Web 3.0

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 […]

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Does Decentralised Finance Need Something More?

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 […]

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The Future of RegTech: An Evolution

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 […]

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The Unaccounted Price of Rising Online Fraud Cases

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 […]

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AML/CFT Screening Practices: How Regtank aligns with MAS

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 […]

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What is Know-Your-Transaction and Why is it Needed?

Compliance processes are continually enriched with new functions to combat varying emerging issues, further complicating the process. One fundamental pillar of the compliance process involves the Know-Your-Transaction (KYT) module. KYT is a methodology which provides organisations with critical analysis required to identify and reveal any suspicious fraudulent transactions conducted by customers or investors. This is […]

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The Cryptocurrency World as the New Hotspot for Crime

In February 2022, the United States Department of Justice reported their arrest of Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan, a husband and wife duo, for performing money laundering activities. The couple had attempted to launder 4.5 billion USD worth of cryptocurrency coins stolen from Bitfinex. This high-profile case is only the tip of the iceberg as […]

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An Essential Guide to Combating Account Takeover Fraud

The occurrence of an unprecedented crime has rocked the American state of Idaho. In Boise, Ryan M. Tichy has pleaded guilty to committing wire fraud and identity theft against many individuals, from the period of at least May 2018 through November 2020. He illegally obtained the identification details of victims, which include their account numbers, […]

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The Hacking of Harmony’s Horizon Bridge

On 24 June 2022, Harmony announced on Twitter that they have been made victims of theft amounting to 100 million USD. The professional hackers exploited Harmony’s blockchain bridge — by successfully entering the system and transferring funds illegally to other fraudulent or private wallets within a short period of time. It was reported that the […]

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