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The creation of new digital economy has two components: the modernisation of the existing “analog” economy, and the construction of a fundamentally new “crypto-economy”, which is based on new digital products and assets. Its manifestations are not only the beginning of payments in crypto-currencies or the receipt of investments using ICO procedures as a form of crowd-funding, but also the generation by telecommunication companies, social networks or search engines of new digital profiles of subscribers that do not fall under the current law on personal data. If in the former case there is an e
Telegram messenger announced in their blog a launch of a cloud-based service for verification and storage of users documents in July 2018. Users will be able to upload their documents to the cloud with end-to-end encryption and have them always at hand. As explained by the developers, Telegram Passport is a single way of authorization for services that require identification. Before that, users had to enter their personal data every time while registering and entering new applications and with new function from Telegram this will be allowed at a time. To do this, the Telegram Passport service
5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive was recently adopted in the European Union. Accordingly to this directive crypto currency exchange platforms and wallet providers are regulated within the EU by anti-money laundering (AML) rules, including know-your-customer (KYC) requirements and reporting obligations for suspicious transactions. 5AMLD entered into force on July 9, 2018, and all EU-member states must implement its provisions in their national law by January 10, 2020. In July 2018, Cipher Trace published a report stating that crypto currency exchange theft in the first half of 2018 was
A PEP is an individual with a prominent public role in a government body or international organisation. A PEP generally presents a higher risk for potential involvement in bribery and corruption by virtue of their position and the influence that they may hold. Immediate family members and close associates of the PEP are also PEPs. What happens when PEPs retire? In the UK they are de-PEPped after being out of power for a year, while in Guernsey and some other places, they remain a PEP forever. And because the PEP definition includes grandchildren, strictly speaking they should be cons