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Blockchain Smart cities development

Blockchain, The Next Step For Smart Cities

According to the United Nations, it is projected that 68% of the total global population will be living in urban areas by 2050. With this growing number of individuals moving to urban areas, efficient and effective management becomes increasingly essential for the sustainable development and growth of these urban areas.   In order to solve this […]

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Cryptocurrency and decentralised exchanges need liquidity pools

Everything You Need to Know About Liquidity Pools

As decentralised finance (DeFi) is slowly becoming more widely adopted around the world, being able to understand the technology behind DeFi allows for better security protocols to prevent fraud and lower the risks involved.  One of the key building blocks that allow the DeFi ecosystem to thrive is liquidity pools.    Why are Liquidity Pools Needed? […]

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Preventing Merchant Fraud with a Know Your Business Compliance Programme

The Common Types of Merchant Fraud and How KYB Can Help to Prevent Them

Fraud is a serious issue. In 2020 alone, the total global loss from payment fraud rose to $32.39 billion. This amount is expected to rise even further to reach $40.62 billion in 2027. As businesses selling online goods and services are likely to encounter fraud cases, the rise of the digital economy could bring about […]

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AML Five Important Pillars

The Five Pillars Every Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Programme Needs

Money laundering is a rampant issue in the financial world, defined as the conversion or transfer of financial assets for the purpose of concealing and disguising their illicit origin. According to the United Nations, 2-5% of the global GDP is estimated to be laundered annually. As a result, regulators around the world have necessitated the […]

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Decentralized Finance and the role KYC plays

The Role of KYC in the World of DeFi

With the continual developments in blockchain technology, the adoption and use of decentralised finance (DeFi) is becoming more and more common. Broadly defined as any peer-to-peer financial service that does not require the regulation of a centralised intermediary, the use of DeFi enables one to engage in financial services (such as normal transactions) without the […]

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DAE DAC VASP MSB Crypto Compliance

The Differences Between DAE, DAC, VASP and MSB and How It Impacts Compliance

For businesses that deal with cryptocurrencies, there are many terms, such as Digital Asset Entity (DAE), Digital Asset Customer (DAC), Money Service Business (MSB) and Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) that are thrown around and used interchangeably. Combined with the fact that they are often used to describe very similar things, one might think that […]

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MyInfo Streamline KYC Data Collection

How MyInfo Can Be Used To Streamline KYC Personal Data Collection

As part of the KYC process, the onboarding process for new customers can include a lot of form filling. However, having too many fields in a signup form can hurt conversion as it slows down. It was found that single-click sign up processes can increase signup rates by a whopping 8.2 percent.   This means that […]

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Blockchain Developments that is happening in Singapore

Interesting Blockchain Developments Happening in Singapore

In 2020, Singapore launched the $12 million Singapore Blockchain Innovation Programme to strengthen and bolster growth in the local blockchain ecosystem. By collaborating with nearly 75 different companies, the programme aimed to conceptualise 17 blockchain-related projects in various sectors.  Combined with other efforts established to encourage blockchain development and adoption, Singapore has positioned itself as […]

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Blockchain Technology Uses and Adoption Reasons

What is Blockchain Technology, and Why Do We Use It?

As the adoption of cryptocurrency becomes increasingly widespread, blockchain technology is now something that no business or financial institute can completely ignore. But apart from being a buzzword, what is blockchain technology and why is it becoming more prevalent? The Problem Blockchain Serves to Solve Almost all transactions required an intermediary before blockchain was implemented […]

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