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Investment opportunities in a thriving jurisdiction

Investment opportunities in a thriving jurisdiction

Published: 12 Sep 2019

What are the main questions investors ask when looking into possible investments?What are investors’ main objectives? What do investors examine before proceeding with the investment? What are the best investments in Cyprus? The list of questions is endless and the answers always vary, depending on the uniqueness of each case. Investments, as a concept, refer to any activity that intends to e...

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Specialised banking license in Lithuania - a unique solution for establishing your European bank today

Specialised banking license in Lithuania - a unique solution for establishing your European bank today

Published: 10 Sep 2019

Lithuania and mainly its capital Vilnius became a new flagship of European banking services centers. Favorable regulatory and tax environment, excellent infrastructure, fast Internet, cheap office space and the ability to select high-quality budget personnel make Vilnius attractive for both large international banking institutions and FinTech startups. Moreover, in 2018, the Central Bank of Lith...

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Arbitrators are Individualists

Arbitrators are Individualists

Published: 04 Sep 2019

It’s a long and winding road that leads to the career of an arbitrator. It usually passes down the avenue of barrister, solicitor, judge, scholar, businessman, diplomat, politician or expert. Occasionally, it is little more than a sideline at first. Let us assume you are appointed as an arbitrator for the first time in your life. You have to schedule the hearings in between other business commitme...

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Choosing jurisdiction for registering a payment system

Choosing jurisdiction for registering a payment system

Published: 02 Sep 2019

Today, registration of a payment system is a highly demanded and popular service among leading companies, as it allows you to make payments between organizations and allows the buyer to pay for a service or purchase online without using cash. That is, it is a simple and reliable solution for conducting remote financial transactions. The capabilities of payment systems are being improved daily and ...

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The reason why many US-based companies should care about GDPR (and it’s not what you think)

The reason why many US-based companies should care about GDPR (and it’s not what you think)

Published: 28 Aug 2019

GDPR (which stands for general data protection regulation) is a European regulation designed to protect the personal data of EU citizens, enforceable from May 25, 2018. So why, as a US-based company, should I care about GDPR? GDPR’s long-arm jurisdictional scope reaches many US-based companies The first and most obvious reason lies in GDPR’s long-arm jurisdictional scope. Contrary to the Direc...

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UK financial regulator publishes cryptoassets regulation guide

UK financial regulator publishes cryptoassets regulation guide

Published: 27 Aug 2019

On July 31, 2019, the UK financial regulator issued the Final Guide to Cryptoassets to give clarity for market participants regarding the types of cryptoassets that fall within the scope of the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), as well as those cryptoassets that are outside the FCA regulatory perimeter. Let's see what this means for companies and consumers.  According to the Octob...

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New payment service legislation in Singapore: what to expect?

New payment service legislation in Singapore: what to expect?

Published: 26 Aug 2019

Today, Singapore is among the top 5 most popular financial systems in the world. In order to strengthen its status as a leading global financial center and create an innovative environment for financial technology, Singapore authorities decided to update the legislative framework on payments and payment services. On January 14, 2019, the Payment Services Act (PSA) was adopted in order to combine t...

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How do you choose a law firm?

How do you choose a law firm?

Published: 21 Aug 2019

How do you choose a law firm in Israel? Kolchinski Law Firm, we are proud to offer our clients a skilled and strategic lawyer in a wide range of civil-commercial areas, our team is experienced and reliable, with a reputation in representing all the legal archives in Israel. A tailored representation of your needs: Since the establishment of the Kolchinski law firm, we have priority for perso...

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