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Ultimate Beneficial Owner: UBO

Who is a company’s Ultimate Beneficial Owner? A UBO or ‘Ultimate Beneficial Owner’ is a natural person or persons with direct control over a registered business entity.  Who is a company’s Ultimate Beneficial Owner? Individuals that possess a minimum capital stake of 25% stake in the legal entity Individuals that possess a minimum voting right

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USA’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Origins of the CFTC The CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission), created by the U.S. Congress with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act, is an independent US government agency. It was created in 1974 to replace the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Exchange Authority, whose remit was the regulation of trading in specific commodity futures, increasing

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USA’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

The Securities Exchange Commission or ‘SEC’ is the United States of America’s financial regulatory authority overseeing U.S. financial markets (i.e. assets’ trading, sale, false advertising, etc). Created in the 1920s to protect against existential risks related to the financial system, the SEC is an independent agency of the USA responsible for enforcing federal securities laws,

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What is Blockchain Analytics?

What is Blockchain Analytics?  In order to understand what blockchain analytics is and how it works, we need to understand the principles of what a blockchain itself is and how it functions.  A blockchain is a decentralised database – a digital ledger – and is also referred to as a cryptographic-distributed ledger. In stark contrast

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