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Its so great to do good things to others

10.08.2018 / Новости
SBSB team believes that business must be socially responsible and take an active role in solving social problems.Charity and helping others are important elements of our way. This time we decided to pay special attention to helping kids as they need it more than others.Therefore, 3rd of August our whole team visited  an orphanage «Cheburashka» (vil. Rokytnoye, Bila Tserkva district) and Vasylkiv special school for children with serious speech defectsAlso we provided...

Malta – Blockchain Island and the next AML Directive

26.07.2018 / Новости
How will the Fifth Money Laundering Directive and the three DLT and Crypto acts co-exist?With great foresight and a commitment to living up to the name “Blockchain Island”, the Maltese Parliament approved three crypto-friendly pieces of legislation, namely: the Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act, the Virtual Financial Assets Act, and the Malta Digital Innovation Authority Act.The first two acts provide for the regulation of digital ledger technologies (of...

Changes to the Remittance Basis of Taxation of non-domiciled persons

26.07.2018 / Новости
By virtue of the Budget Implementation Act 2018, a new article has been introduced in the Income Tax Act of Malta (Chapter 123) that relates to the remittance basis of taxation. The revisions introduced in this Bill are aimed to introduce a minimum annual tax payable by individuals who are subject to tax on a remittance basis.At present, individuals who are ordinarily resident but not domiciled in Malta and who have income arising outside of Malta are only being charged for tax in Malta on...

The Baltic countries decided to support the development of DLT

15.06.2018 / Новости
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The Latvian government supports the bill on the prohibition of the activities of shell companies

Vladislav Makarenko, 06.06.2018 / Новости
Since May 2018, no Latvian bank has opened accounts with either offshore companies or shell companies (for example, partnerships from Scotland or the United Kingdom).The Cabinet of Ministers upheld the draft amendments to the AML/CFT Law on money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, aimed at strengthening the financial system of Latvia by reducing the number of risky transactions with high-risk customers that meet the definition of the shell company. The bill is also intended...

TOKEN STATUS DETERMINES EVERYTHING! Unexpected "hit" from the USA for ICO startups

28.04.2018 / Новости
Recent events on the subject of "Munchee case" provided an opportunity to make a lesson for everyone who cares about the ICO industry. The situation is the following, the Californian startup Munchee was designed as a service for placing impressions about all kinds of restaurants, and also actively conducted advertising in social networks. The creators believed that the MUN token will stimulate the company's activity in social networks and help in the development of business in the...

RECOMMENDATIONS ON PREPARATION TO NEW RULES OF GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

13.04.2018 / Новости
WHAT IS GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)?The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR)The Regulation took effect in May 2016 and is mandatory for application in the European Union from May...

Experts shared the secrets of optimization of business processes

28.03.2018 / Новости
On March 21, at the seminar organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the initiative of the Committee for Support of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, the best international experts, representatives of national business and lawyers disclosed the features of optimization processes, tax planning and business development in general.SBSB company had an honor to attend and deliver a presentation at the event.The leading specialist with tax planning and partner of SBSB Vladislav...

Applying financial licenses in Gibraltar. EMI and DLT

Yuliya Barabash, 17.03.2018 / Новости
Obtaining an DLT license in GibraltarIn this article we will talk about obtaining of two types of financial licenses in Gibraltar.EMI license in Gibraltar (full name Electronic Money Issuer Gibraltar license), and a fairly new DLT license (Distributed Ledger Technology), which is also issued by the Gibraltar regulator.Let's see what types of activities are covered by these licenses and what is needed to be done to obtain a license in Gibraltar.License for the payment system...

Liquidation of ABLV. Who is next?

28.02.2018 / Новости
PrerequisitesEarlier, the European Central Bank blamed ABLV in money laundering and support of terrorism, and subsequently - a significant deterioration in the liquidity of ABLV Bank in Latvia and ABLV Bank Luxembourg.Due to this statement of the European Central Bank and subsequent analysis, the Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia has established payment restrictions for ABLV Bank, and depositors have begun to withdraw their deposits in large quantities. As a result, on...