Finance & Banking in the Baltics

Who can acquire for a cryptocurrency license in Estonia

March 24th, 2021 Last time we wrote about latest requirements for cryptocurrency license in Estonia and new requireme... Read more

What you need to know about Cryptocurrency license in Estonia - 2021

March 17th, 2021 If you are considering applying for cryptocurrency (crypto) license in Estonia, you shall be familia... Read more

SEPA changes after BREXIT for Electronic Money Institutions in Lithuania and the UK

October 13th, 2020 SEPA changes after BREXIT on December 31st 2020 will influence how the payment orders are being proc... Read more

Lithuania/EU high risk third country list

August 7th, 2020 On 7th of May, 2020 the EU Commission has implemented a new delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/855 which... Read more

Electronic Money Institutions in Lithuania/EU – Client Risk Assessments

August 6th, 2020 As the Information and communication technology (ICT) and security risks for electronic payment inst... Read more

Anti-Money Laundering Rules in the Baltics Part I

July 9th, 2020 SEB Bank has been the latest Scandinavian bank to be fined by regulators over weak anti-money launde... Read more

Electronic money institution (EMI) in Lithuania in context of Visa and Mastercard Schemes

July 7th, 2020 On June 17th 2020 a judgment was delivered by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom regarding the ... Read more

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