Crypto Monthly Update – April 20, 2022

Course Duration: 15 minutes
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Tune in to Fintelekt Academy for the latest April 2022 Crypto Monthly Update by Calvin Koo, Cross-Border Disputes and Investigations Lawyer from Kobre & Kim LLP.

In this episode, Calvin covers the recent hack at popular non-fungible-token (NFT) based online game Axie Infinity, crypto regulations for various jurisdictions, steps being taken by regulators across the globe to curb the misuse of crypto, and a round-up of crypto-related enforcement and legal news.

Key issues featured in this update:

  • Laundering of US$625 million in cryptocurrency from the Ronin blockchain network hack
  • A new rule proposed by U.S. SEC expanding the definition of regulated “dealers”
  • European Union parliament in favor of requiring crypto exchanges and other service providers to comply with the Travel Rule
  • Rules introduced by South Korean crypto exchanges to comply with the Travel Rule for transactions above about USD 800
  • Regulations introduced by Singapore’s Financial Services and Markets Bill for crypto service operators created in Singapore
  • Chinese regulators’ stand on NFTs
  • Shut down of darknet website Hydra by U.S. DOJ and German Federal Criminal Police

Log in to Fintelekt Academy (free registration required) for this Crypto Monthly Update in the third week of every month!

Sanctions Monthly Update – April 8, 2022

Course Duration: 14 minutes
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Fintelekt Academy presents the Monthly Sanctions Update as on 8th April 2022 by international sanctions lawyer Nicholas Turner, Of Counsel, Steptoe and Johnson.

This roundup is focused on the developments related to Russia and Belarus sanctions.

Nick’s easy to understand analysis broken down into key themes will help point attention to areas where your organisation may need to perform more due diligence, apply additional controls or ask questions of your counterparties to identify and manage any potential sanctions risks that your organisation may face. 

Nick also answers an oft-asked question: Are companies doing business in Russia or with Russian counterparties exposed to the risk of secondary sanctions by the US?

Watch the video for a quick but comprehensive round-up.

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