Yet the ancient origin of the word goes to the essence of today’s regulatory tension: ‘crypto’ has its origin in the Greek word ‘kruptos’, meaning ‘hidden’. Governments and regulators around the world are working to bring crypto assets into view.
A complex landscape of data protection, cyber security and privacy regimes has developed over the past 40 years, influenced by cultural preferences and local issues. The US regime prioritises information disclosure (symbolic of freedoms), the EU focuses on protecting security (respecting personal data as a basic human right) and China focuses on privacy and security (data is a matter of sovereignty and national security).
It is the island home of some of the world’s longest-living people and Wenchang chicken, a dish popular in mainland China and across south-east Asia.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres delivered a stark warning on April 27: “We cannot afford slow movers, fake movers or any form of greenwashing.”
24 May 2022
New regulations in China designed to encourage innovation in clinical trials have made it easier to test human samples in a lab setting.
19 May 2022
The prices for such commodities have skyrocketed as Russia and Ukraine are major suppliers of these commodities across the globe. Ukraine and Russia produce and export much of the world’s wheat and other grains whilst Russia is a major producer of crude oil and nickel.
11 April 2022