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SegWit

Segregated Witness, or SegWit, Segregated Witness, BIP141, was intended to increase bitcoin blockchain speed by to mitigating a blockchain size limitation. SegWit was to prevent nonintentional bitcoin transaction malleability, transmit optional data transmission, and bypass some protocol restrictions including block. SegWit splits the transaction into two segments, removing the unlocking signature (“witness” data) from the…

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Smart Contracts

What are smart contracts? A smart contract is a computer protocol intended to digitally facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract. Smart contracts permit trusted transactions and agreements to be carried out among disparate, anonymous parties without the need for a central authority, legal system, or external enforcement mechanism. Because they…

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Stablecoin

Stablecoins maybe privately issued cryptocurrency or algorithmic or “non-collateralized/decentralized” stablecoins such as DAI, an algorithmic stablecoin issued by MakerDAO.

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Suspicious Activity Report (SAR)

A Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is a document that financial institutions must file with their Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) whenever there is a suspected case of money laundering or fraud. These reports are tools to help monitor any activity within finance-related industries that is deemed out of the ordinary, a precursor of illegal activity, or…

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Suspicious Transaction Report (STR)

A Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) is a document that financial institutions must file with their Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) whenever there is a suspected case of money laundering or fraud. These reports are tools to help monitor any activity within finance-related industries that is deemed out of the ordinary, a precursor of illegal activity, or…

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