Bloomberg: hedge funds recognized the result of Brexit before others and earned billions of

Bloomberg: hedge funds recognized the result of Brexit before others and earned billions of
 
 
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Bloomberg published story On the cooperation of hedge funds with organizers of British pre-election polls. Thanks to them, financial companies multiply their profits many times, being able to prepare for a situation in which, contrary to forecasts and the first calculated results, the British voted to withdraw from the European Union. In our material - the main facts of the investigation. The Black Swan ...
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Finteh Digest: attack on the PIR Bank, FTS and taxes from transfer from card to card, as well as a bit of block and crypto currency

Finteh Digest: attack on the PIR Bank, FTS and taxes from transfer from card to card, as well as a bit of block and crypto currency
 
Source: Kommersant
 
 
Today, most news from the digest is related to Russia.
 
 
 
PIR Bank was the victim of unknown (so far) intruders;
 
The FTS will not levy a tax on transferring from card to card;
 
A large stock market launched trading bitcoin-bonds;
 
Russian banks will be able to conduct blocking operations with digital letters of credit.
 

 

PIR Bank lost 58 million rubles


 
For the first time in six months, the attackers carried out a successful hacker attack on the Russian bank. The victim was the PIR Bank, which lost 58 million rubles from the correspondent account with the Bank ...[/h]
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Top-Down approach. The economy of the product. Gross Profit

Top-Down approach. The economy of the product. Gross ProfitFor more than 5 years, I have been engaged in the analysis of products, marketing, management solutions in IT companies or companies with a strong reliance on IT. I decided to systematize my knowledge and write a series of articles on the organization and conduct of product analysis. I will touch on the topics of assessing the economy, the effectiveness of features, building relationships with marketing, databases, assessing client behavior and all that.
 
The key task is to go through all the tools of product management and evaluation, discuss the used management, marketing and analytical tools...
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"The Law of Yarovoi" came into force: what next?

"The Law of Yarovoi" came into force: what next?
 
 
"The Law of Yarovoi" came into force: what next?  
 
1 July came into force the so-called "law of Yarovoi." This means that communication operators are required to start storing their users' data, including conversations, correspondence, videos, images and related information. Keep it all for half a year.
 
 
Operators of communication have already started to implement the measures prescribed in the law, but in order to comply with all the requirements, it will take a lot of time and even more - money. For example, in the case of Megafon, it takes about five years to organize the storage of user ...
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International fintech - digest: 12 news about the most important in the industry

Selection of the most important news on the financial technology market. In this issue: London defends leadership in innovation, Monzo merges with TransferWise, Agibank postpones IPO, children become victims of theft of personal data and much more.
 
 
International fintech - digest: 12 news about the most important in the industry
 
suffered from the theft of personal data in the past year [/b]
 
 
Two thirds of victims of crimes have not yet reached the age of eight.
 
Usually, when we talk about the theft of personal data, we consider this a problem for adults, but in reality nobody is protected from the danger. Last year, over one million children were victims of this crime in ...
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Sberbank Asset Management introduces an extraneous e-mail

Sberbank Asset Management introduces an extraneous e-mailinto the new customers' questionnaire.  I want to share with the public very suspicious observations on the work with the personal data of the depositor in JSC Sberbank Asset Management. If briefly - in the new client's personal data, the data of the "left mail account" is entered in the absence of the customer's own electronic mailbox. As far as it is serious, at the moment it is difficult to say, but, obviously, in the Joyz talked about almost similar situation with Alfa Bank...
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Companies used the word "block" to increase capitalization. Has helped or assisted for a short while

Companies used the word "block" to increase capitalization. Has helped or assisted for a short while
 
 
The mention of technology at the peak of popularity in the name of the company is an old technique that at various times allowed companies to attract the attention of the market. In the second half of the 90s, "in fashion" was the renaming using the Internet "," .net "and" .com ". Today's trend is blocking and crypto-currencies.

 
 

Everybody wanted to be in the trend


 
"Blocking" in the title does not always indicate a technological start-up. From December 2017 to January 201? announcements of rebranding and launching of a new direction allowed companies that previously did not belong to IT...[/h]
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In the activities of Roskosmos violations were found for 760 billion rubles

In the activities of Roskosmos violations were found for 760 billion rubles The other day there was information that the Counting Board was dissatisfied with the financial results of the state corporation Roskosmos. Chairman of the Accounting Chamber Alexei Kudrin said that in 201? a number of violations were detected in state enterprises, and 40% of them are related to the activities of Roskosmos, writes Interfax.
 
 
"The total amount of violations, shortfalls in income and use of funds amounted to ??? trillion. This is almost twice as much as in 2016 and 3.5 times more than in 2015. Immediately I will say that 760 billion of this amount - this is a violation of accounting in ...
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Fintech Digest: PayPal will buy Hyperwallet for $ 400 million, Samsung is launching the

Fintech Digest: PayPal will buy Hyperwallet for $ 400 million, Samsung is launching theblock project.   Well, it's time to sum up the fintech-results of the new week. If you follow the news of this type - check out our digest, suddenly missed something. If not - especially worth reading, because many news is really important.   PayPal will buy Hyperwallet Samsung creates a platform on theblockbuster.  Amsterdam is testing bitcoin-ATM On the territory of Ukraine, the work of Contactis prohibited.    will pay a huge amount - $ 400 million for the payment platform Hyperwallet. This acquisition will help sellers working with PayPal access multicurrency payment services in more than 200 markets.  Initially, th...
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In Russia, the law on crypto-currencies will soon work: what will this change for market participants

In Russia, the law on crypto-currencies will soon work: what will this change for market participants  
 
In the fall of 201? the Russian president instructed the Central Bank and the government to develop legislative measures to regulate the sphere of crypto-currency and lock-up. According to the list of instructions of the president, new laws should be earned on July ? 2018.
 
 
Six months later, in May 201? the State Duma of Russia in the first reading approved bills "On Digital Financial Assets", "On attracting investments using investment platforms" and "On digital rights".
 
 
Until the day X, when the new measures take effect, there is not much time left, and there is not much clear and structured ...
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