The pitfalls of risk assessment in cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin addresses now in US sanctions lists

clock
Henry Burrows of Alaco Analytics
Image:

Henry Burrows of Alaco Analytics

Last month, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), employing the so-called Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, sanctioned three Chinese nationals for their role in an international drug trafficking ring.

In of itself, the move is not unusual. But looking beyond the headlines, OFAC's press release contains some intriguing information. According to the agency, the Chinese group had laundered much of its...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space

  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management

  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day

  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts

  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on Specialist

Richard Knight and Simon Gergel

What's in your stock-ings this year?

May be an ideal time for UK stocks

Simon Gergel and Richard Knight
clock 29 November 2021 • 4 min read
UCITS and AIF assets grow in Q3

Retail investors show 'confidence' in long-term UCITS funds in Q3

H1 marked by “significant” reallocation, says EFAMA

clock 29 November 2021 • 1 min read
Saturna and HANetf unveil Islamic-compliant ETF

Saturna Capital and HANetf target sharia-compliant stocks with actively-managed ETF

Incorporates ESG criteria

clock 25 November 2021 • 1 min read