Tag: regulation

Digital Fundraising

Altcoins

The latest abbreviation in finance and crypto-world is ‘ICO’. A word that gives both local and global financial authorities like the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) nightmares for several reasons. Not to be confused with Initial Public Offering (IPO) which is used by firms to raise cash through the issuing of shares to the

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Already GDPR-ed Out?

Well it didn’t take long. Less than a full week in fact, for the first GDPR-related court cases to surface against none other than the biggest social tech giants Facebook and Google. It was as if lawyers were just waiting to pounce on the tech giants for their apparent failure to protect our rights as

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Criminal mindedness

One fundamental and often ignored view within economics is that humans have the propensity to display irrational behaviour in the decision-making processes. Based on this notion, one can conclude that we have a fundamental tendency to act corruptly and be generally criminally-inclined except maybe the virtuous few. How advanced our economy or society is, depends

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For investment gains or for purpose?

As much as institutions, risk-averse, or simply skeptical people have downplayed the new digital currency revolution – it still, a decade after coming to public light, remained resilient. Bitcoin now gets a regular mention in daily news and stock market reports. It is also being traded by several established investors and even included by fund

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The fuss about trade disputes

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What does a small-scale farm-holding, two presidents, some tech companies and their respective local currencies all have in common? The answer might be obvious if you have been paying attention to the so-called trade war between China and the US in the news lately. But why is it of concern and what are the far-reaching

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