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Saudi Business Is About to Get More Complicated for EU Banks
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Saudi Business Is About to Get More Complicated for EU Banks

European Union banks will face higher hurdles in dealing with clients from countries including Saudi Arabia as the bloc moves to tighten controls on illicit financial flows. Panama and the U.S. Virgin Islands will also be put alongside Iran and North Korea on a new EU roll call of 23 […]

Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations
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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had outlined the institution’s stance on cryptocurrencies, their characteristics, and their legal status in […]

UK Standards Institution Partners With Blockchain Startup for Supply Chain Compliance
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UK Standards Institution Partners With Blockchain Startup for Supply Chain Compliance

The United Kingdom’s national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI), has partnered with blockchain company OriginTrail to increase supply chain transparency. The partnership was reported in a Jan. 24 press release. BSI, which has operated since 1901 and had a reported revenue in 2017 of 473 million GBP (about […]

Security Is a Priority as We Digitally Evolve
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Security Is a Priority as We Digitally Evolve

Security and data protection should be our number one priority. As companies worldwide are adopting technologies like big data, cloud, AI-enabled IoT (Internet of Things) and mobility, security becomes a top priority. But the digital era calls for a different approach to security. The current focus on securing network perimeters […]