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Markets in Cryptoassets (MiCA)

The Markets in Crypto-assets or ‘MiCA’ is a European Union proposed law for the comprehensive regulation of cryptocurrencies and blockchain-tokenized assets. Related Articles How can crypto companies be compliant and avoid regulatory penalties through AML frameworks?

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Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive or ‘MiFID’ is a European Union directive focused on regulating financial markets in the EU with the goal of furthering transparency. MiFID focuses on equity markets but the scope has since increased under MiFID II. Related Articles How can crypto companies be compliant and avoid regulatory penalties through AML frameworks?

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Maximal Extractable Value (MEV)

Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) is where block producers try to extract their maximum value of profitable transactions by reorganising, including and excluding the transactions in a block – often by deploying complex algorithmic bots – as block producers have full autonomy in the inclusion and ordering process of transactions, with the goal of ultimately optimising

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Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

MAS or the ‘Monetary Authority of Singapore’ is Singapore’s central bank and financial regulatory authority. It administers the various statues pertaining to money, banking, insurance, securities and the financial sector in general, as well as currency issuance. Singapore is known as a global financial and technology hub. Related Articles Authorities Overlook Millions of Dollars in

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Money Laundering (ML)

A process to disguise the illicit source of value, either by self-laundering or through the placement, layering or integration process, conducted by criminals who ultimately wish to use this value for self-gratification, or to continue to finance their illicit activities. Related Articles 5 Steps Into the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive 6AMLD Arrives on Thursday. Is

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Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)

The Chief Compliance Officer responsible for all AML/CFT activities and responsible for ensuring that an obliged entity is not used by criminals or the financiers of terrorism. Related Articles How can crypto companies be compliant and avoid regulatory penalties through AML frameworks? Coinfirm releases new Standard AML Risk Reports for Cryptocurrencies

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