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Crypto Monthly Update – May 18, 2022

Course Duration: 18 minutes
Course Points: 
15

Fintelekt Academy presents the May 2022 Crypto Monthly Update by Calvin Koo, Cross-Border Disputes and Investigations Lawyer from Kobre & Kim LLP.

In this episode, Calvin covers the risks associated with Stablecoins and the viewpoints of various regulators on it, a round-up of crypto-related enforcement and legal news and much more!

Key issues featured in this update:

  • FATF’s Report on Stablecoins
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s paper on Stablecoins
  • Dip in the cryptocurrency market
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission’s view on protecting investors in the crypto markets
  • US$182 million stolen from hack of Beanstalk
  • Laundering of funds stolen from the Axie Infinity hack
  • OFAC includes mixer services into their sanctions list
  • Central African Republic makes bitcoin legal tender

Tune in to listen to the entire episode.

Sanctions Monthly Update – May 4, 2022

Course Duration: 10 minutes
Course Points: 
10

Fintelekt Academy presents the Monthly Sanctions Update as on 4th May 2022 by international sanctions lawyer Nicholas Turner, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson.

The Russia-related sanctions by a global coalition of nations have continued to strengthen and grow in complexity. Nick highlights some of the key developments that have taken place in the previous month, including:

  • Executive Order 14071 by the US Treasury Department and its implications
  • Recent SDN designations by the US
  • US sanctions on virtual currency companies and a darknet marketplace
  • Two significant US settlements involving companies based outside the US
  • EU and UK sanctions developments in the previous month.

Tune in to the video update to get up to speed quickly.

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