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Busting Bitcoin's anonymity - the implications for financial institutions

13 September 2019


A deliberate design feature of Bitcoin is that it enables users to buy or sell anything without revealing their identity. Yet, paradoxically, all Bitcoin transactions are stored publicly and permanently on blockchain. Now, as seen in recent cases, enterprising...

GDPR Gets Serious – Two Record-Breaking Cyber Fines in Two Days

17 July 2019


The ICO has proposed unprecedented fines against British Airways and Marriott International – how should businesses respond?  The UK privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has issued notices of intention to impose fines...

Cyber security - what regulators are saying around the world

5 July 2019


As cyber attacks increase around the globe, regulators are responding with new cyber and data laws. New audit powers and mandatory reporting requirements are putting businesses in the spotlight, and a serious attack could mean significant reputational and financial...

Facebook's Libra - an exciting but challenging road ahead

27 June 2019


Facebook has announced that it is to launch Libra, a global digital currency, backed by some of the biggest names in financial services and tech including Visa, Mastercard, Uber and Spotify. The aim is to provide instant international money transfers by blockchain...

Blockchain, Trade Finance and Sanctions issues

19 March 2019


Blockchain is the technology that underpins digital currencies such as Bitcoin – but it has far wider applications and is being used in a growing number of areas. Blockchain has the potential drastically to alter the global financial system. Trade finance...