AML / Compliance Officer
AML officer is the contact person for the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), who will answer directly to the company's board. The AML officer is either employee of the company or part of the structural unit, i.e., the company board of directors.
Board Member Roles, Duties and Liabilities in Estonian Companies
For an Estonian company board member, it is important to know the Estonian company board member’s role, representation, duties, taxation and Liability. In this article, we will discuss all of this.
Estonian crypto license updates 2022
The changes to Estonian AML Act were approved by the Parliament and the new AML rules came into effect on 15th of March 2022. As of 23rd of May 2022, 347 valid licenses for the provision of virtual asset services had been issued in Estonia.
No Minimum Share Capital and Six-Month Company Name Registration
Starting a private limited company in Estonia just got even easier! As of 01.02.2023, there will be no minimum share capital required to form a company, and the company name can be reserved for six months.
Board Member taxation | Salary Estonia | e-residency
We will be discussing a lesser-known opportunity over the benefit of being taxed as a Board Member in Estonia.
How To Fill In W8-BEN Form (e-Residency)?
This article is meant for e-residents dealing with the US and needing to fill in the W8-BEN form. It’s a guideline, and while it’s not very simple to read, I hope it’s still helpful.
New Crypto Regulation Changes in Estonia?
A couple of weeks ago the Estonian parliament published a new draft law for crypto companies in Estonia.
Crypto Regulations: Malta vs Germany vs Estonia
In this blog post, I will try to give you a very high-level overview of crypto regulations in three different EU countries – Germany, Malta, and Estonia.
Risk-Assessment for Crypto AML Officers
In 2020, Estonia changed its crypto regulations. As a result, Estonian authorities withdrew more than 1200 crypto licenses.
Why Estonia Revoked 1296 Crypto Licenses
Estonian crypto licenses have been very popular in the crypto industry. Mostly because there aren’t that many jurisdictions which have crypto regulations and specific licenses.
5 Deadly Sins With Your Estonian Company (2021)
Maybe these sins are not as deadly as the click-bait headline of this article suggests. But you’re creating a considerable risk to the wellbeing of your Estonian company if you’re committing any of the mistakes I am going to outline below.
New EU Rules for Crowdfunding platforms (2021)
The EU market for crowdfunding is currently underdeveloped as compared to other major world economies. One of the biggest hurdles faced by crowdfunding platforms seeking to offer their services across borders is the lack of common rules across the EU.