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By Mikk March 24, 2020
Cryptocurrency license requirements in Estonia (2020 updates)

Cryptocurrency license requirements in Estonia (2020 updates)

New AML rules came into force on 10 March 2020 for cryptocurrency licensed businesses in Estonia. Now there is one unified license for a virtual currency service…

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By Mikk March 19, 2020
Starting a Crypto Business During Coronavirus crisis?

Starting a Crypto Business During Coronavirus crisis?

A pandemic has been declared by the World Health Organization almost 2 weeks ago. Many countries have decided to close their borders and declared a quarantine for…

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By Mikk February 28, 2020
Why Estonian crypto licenses are still valuable

Why Estonian crypto licenses are still valuable

The Estonian crypto regulations are about to change, which we already wrote about in late December last year. From 10th of March 2020, all new applicants have to…

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By Mikk January 17, 2020
ICO/IEO in Estonia in 2020?

ICO/IEO in Estonia in 2020?

It’s 2020, and the ICO madness of 2017 is slowly slipping into the memories. At least for those who did not lose a considerable amount of money. It’s obvious…

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By Mikk December 31, 2019
Opening Bank Account in Europe?

Opening Bank Account in Europe?

It’s widely known in the entrepreneur community in Europe that opening a bank account in Europe (and elsewhere) these days can be very difficult. Due to several…

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By Mikk November 1, 2019
Setting up an investment fund / platform in Europe?

Setting up an investment fund / platform in Europe?

This post was first published on our Medium publication. Click to read it here. It’s not only E-money Institutions and Payment Institutions that have seen a boom…

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By Mikk October 3, 2019
Overview Of Estonian (Financial) Licenses

Overview Of Estonian (Financial) Licenses

One of the things that you’d like to avoid as a starting business is any sort of conflict with the authorities. Even more so in a foreign country, as you have…

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By Mikk September 6, 2019
Launch of the ProspectusApp

Launch of the ProspectusApp

This post was first published on our Medium publication. In our continuous pursuit of providing more value to the entrepreneurs and SMEs, we’re super happy to…

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By Mikk July 17, 2019
Security Tokens:  The New Crypto Megatrend to disrupt the Financial Industry or Just Empty Hype?

Security Tokens: The New Crypto Megatrend to disrupt the Financial Industry or Just Empty Hype?

This is the headline of the e-book which was published few days ago by Mikk Maal, the country manager of Comistar Estonia. You can download the book from the link…

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By Mikk June 21, 2019
Buying Company With Crypto Licenses? Think Twice.

Buying Company With Crypto Licenses? Think Twice.

In this video I’ll briefly discuss and highlight some of the reasons why buying an Estonian company with existing crypto licenses may not be a good idea –…

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By Mikk June 20, 2019
How to understand AML requirements?

How to understand AML requirements?

AML regulations are getting tighter all the time. When you deal with any bank in Europe it’s obvious that the AML regulations are already unproportional for…

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By Mikk May 30, 2019
AML Officer for Crypto exchanges

AML Officer for Crypto exchanges

This post was first published on Comistar Medium channel. Crypto exchanges registered in Estonia are experiencing uncertain times. This is due to change of AML regulations…

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By Mikk April 30, 2019
Update on the crypto licensing process

Update on the crypto licensing process

NB! UPDATE 2019 December: At this moment no new regulations have been passed. The changes are expected to happen in 2020. Recently, Estonian FIU has added a new…

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By Mikk April 22, 2019
Opening A Security Token Exchange in Europe?

Opening A Security Token Exchange in Europe?

This blog post was first published on our Medium Channel. To read the full post, please click here. Security token market is gaining more and more traction. In order…

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By Mikk March 25, 2019
Why Invest In Security Tokens?

Why Invest In Security Tokens?

I’ve thought about it quite a lot — from a bit different angle than most. My angle has been why would an American investor be interested in the European…

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By Mikk March 6, 2019
Comistar featured on FinTech Times

Comistar featured on FinTech Times

Comistar Estonia and the CEO Mikk Maal were featured in the March edition of FinTech Times next to the interviews with LHV and e-Residency program! This sort of…

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