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Uncovering a New Frontier in Cryptocurrency Asset Tracing
Cryptocurrency markets should not be seen as a safe hiding place. Investigators have many tools, old and new, at their disposal. Read more in our full white paper, “The Days of a Wild West Cryprocurrency Market are Drawing to a Close.”
'Wild West' days of cryptocurrency are ending as backlash meets Facebook's Libra
The "wild west days" of cryptocurrency markets are ending as regulators close in on digital currency exchanges and Facebook’s Libra project, according to a top forensic accountancy firm.
Blow To Bitcoin As Top Accountants Make Serious Facebook Warning
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been largely ignored by the world's regulators over the last ten years, with only some small attempts to protect investors from wild bitcoin price swings and dodgy crypto exchanges.
Fighting fraud: When a watchdog needs a bloodhound
Companies must have a system in place to prevent and investigate fraud, says Alex Hodgson of BTVK Advisory.
Cyber risks weaken links in supply chains
Supply chain-related cyber risks are an increasing concern for companies as attacks become more sophisticated. BTVK Advisory Director Bernard Regan emphasizes the importance of due diligence to understand companies’ IT security makeup in Business Insurance.
Preparedness vital in handling cyber events: Experts
Baker Tilly Partner Simon Oddy tells Business Insurance how understanding insurance coverage parameters and definitions is a key step in improving cyber preparedness.
Why cyber business interruption is a bigger threat than GDPR
Businesses and the cyber insurance market on either side of the Atlantic have developed a sophisticated understanding of, and response mechanism to, data breaches. The same cannot be said about cyber business interruption, which poses a potentially catastrophic risk on a global scale. Read more from Financier Worldwide.
Fighting Invoice Fraud: Lessons from the Intellectual Property Office
The Intellectual Property Office was recently hit with ‘passing off’ invoice fraud, a fraud that’s hard to prevent. Here are some lessons learned as discussed in Smart Payments.