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February 28, 2022 | Media Mentions |

Sanctions Throw ETF Custody Into New Territory

The latest sanctions from the U.S. Treasury Department froze assets from the Russian central bank and its ministry of finance, a move that may pose an unprecedented challenge to the plumbing that underlies several billion-dollar ETFs. Eric Young offers his thoughts.… Read More

February 20, 2022 | Media Mentions | Insider

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Called for Firmer Regulation of Crypto — 2 Experts Shared Their Predictions

On the cryptocurrency front, Eric T. Young said he expects to see the need for regulation intensify as well as a simultaneous “race to educate,” which will help investors and regulators differentiate between and understand the growing number of digital assets.… Read More

February 17, 2022 | Media Mentions | Risk Screen

Alternative Payments Boom Heaps Pressure on AML Functions

As the adoption of alternative digital payments accelerates, financial firms are rushing to make sure their anti-financial crime systems can cope. Eric Young offers his thoughts.

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November 10, 2021 | Media Mentions | SC Media

DeFi is Becoming More Central to FSIs and Fraudsters

Kenneth Mendelson pointed out that, in fact, “blockchain technology was originally touted as a method to disintermediate traditional financial institutions from the transaction process. However, the institutional stability and accountability regulated financial institutions offer are appealing characteristics that legitimate businesses actually value.”… Read More