What makes a qualified investor in today's world? - Maxim Bederov

“Those that will need their money in the next few years, should now take profits”

This was the title of a report published on 08/05/2019 in the Handelsblatt, in which Donald Trump was quoted. The reason therefore are the fears of the investors which are again dominating the markets, because of the customs duty threats that America’s president had made against China.    Since I worked for many years with…

The latest FATF guidelines could be game-changer for the crypto industry

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which has the power to shape the global regulatory agenda, issued preliminary guidelines on crypto assets and money laundering that could actually represent a tipping point for the crypto industry. Crypto products and their service providers will be required to register or obtain a license from the relevant authorities.…

Maxim Bederov - Blockchain technology - What does BaFin say?

Blockchain technology – What does BaFin say?

Everyone is talking about blockchain, especially when it comes to promoting decentralised structures. But many still see the integration into existing legal systems, especially in the financial sector, as a challenge. When we think of regulation in the financial sector, we immediately think of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). The most valuable task of…