Business news / Technologies

GDPR: A business opportunity or obstacle?

Unless you have been on vacation with no wi-fi for the last 12 months, you have probably heard all about GDPR — the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR has been summed up […]

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Technologies

The Ethical Minefield of Microchipping

When the object beneath his skin first got implanted, Alexander Huber grabbed his hand pretty often. He stroked the little dent between his thumb and index finger and pushed it back and […]

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Technologies

Code and ethics

Data has rapidly become one of the most valuable assets a company can hold, thanks in part to the advent of innovative technologies that can extract powerful insights from an array of […]

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Financial crimes / Technologies

Lloyd’s renews European focus on cyber expertise

Today, the pace of innovation is reshaping the insurance industry, especially in digitisation and cyber insurance. In fact, a growing body of research indicates that the risk of cyber attack is one […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Swedish Government Auctions Cryptocurrency Again

The office of Sweden’s bailiff, the government debt collecting organization, offers potential buyers to acquire 4.59 BTC valued at around 370,000 Swedish krona, or approximately $37,700, according to the current exchange rate. That’s close […]

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Business news / Technologies

Extracting value from insurtechs

A quick view of the insurtech related deals in 2018 shows increasing activity with relevant transactions across all lines of business. For example, in the USA there is a strong focus on health, […]

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Business news / Technologies

Poste Italiane to acquire €40m stake in Moneyfarm

Poste Italiane S.p.A. (“Poste Italiane”) and MFM Investments Ltd (“Moneyfarm”) have entered a partnership agreement to provide digital investment services and offer an innovative digital wealth management solution for Poste Italiane’s clients. […]

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Business news

What Weibo and Chinese media are saying about TikTok’s pending sale to US companies

Since United States’ President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok in the U.S. as long as the social media app remained in the hands of a Chinese company, the app’s parent company ByteDance has […]

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Financial crimes

UK FinTech Working Together to Combat Financial Crime

Since its launch in 2017, seventeen of the UK’s leading Financial Technology (FinTech) firms have agreed to join the UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange (FFE). The Exchange, established by  FINTRAIL and RUSI enables firms to collaborate […]

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Business news / Financial crimes

Danske Bank mired in money laundering scandal

Danske Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1871, it is currently embroiled in the Nordic region’s biggest money laundering scandal. The Bank got distress signals from its branch operations in […]

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Business news

The elite of the country: Who is behind the creation of closed business clubs in Ukraine?

Personal acquaintances play one of the most critical roles in the business environment. Old and new connections allow an entrepreneur to efficiently maintain his business, enter new markets and develop different sectors. […]

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