Tagged: dlt

Deutsche Börse Venture Network Partners with Fintech Firm Cashlink to Provide Digital Securities

The venture capital division of Deutsche Börse, a German marketplace, has finalized a new deal that will make it easier for institutional investors to acquire digital securities. According to an October 30 press release, Deutsche Börse Venture Network (DBVN) has partnered with local Fintech firm… Read More

Malta-based Crypto Exchange OKEx Joins Global Blockchain Platform Klaytn to Promote DLT Adoption

Malta-based digital asset exchange OKEx announced recently that it will be joining the global blockchain platform Klaytn, which has been developed by Kakao’s subsidiary Ground X. On October 25, OKEx’s management noted that blockchain project Klaytn is preparing to onboard the digital currency exchange into… Read More

Largest US-based Retail Food Group Purchasing Organization to Test Mastercard’s Blockchain Tech to Streamline Operations

Topco Associates, the largest US-based retail food GPO (Group Purchasing Organization) and the third largest private firm in Illinois, is preparing to test Mastercard’s blockchain-based technology to streamline its operations. Topco is planning to pilot a traceability platform created by Envisible, a logistics company. According… Read More

China Introduces New Cryptography Law to Be Effective January 1, 2020

A new cryptography law was passed on October 26 by the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China. The proposed law will be effective on January 1 of next year, according to local news outlet Xinhuanet. The announcement has come shortly after… Read More

Bank of America Is Reportedly Piloting Ripple’s Distributed Ledger Technology

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Bank of America (BoA), the second-largest US bank with over $2.3 trillion in total assets, is reportedly testing out Ripple’s distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based financial products. The bank might be planning to do more with the San Francisco-based Fintech firm’s technology. Ripple’s… Read More

CBDC: Bank for International Settlements and Swiss National Bank to Research DLT and Central Bank Digital Money

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has teamed up with the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in order to work on a Switzerland-based innovation hub that will initially conduct research into central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Financial services provider SIX is… Read More

Tokeny Aligns with DLA Piper to Provide Blockchain Compliance Solutions

Tokeny, the Luxembourg-based fintech compliant tokenization platform delivering institutional grade solutions in the issuance, lifecycle management and secondary trading of security tokens, has partnered with global law firm DLA Piper. Hedera Hashgraph recently cited DLA Piper as first members of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council,… Read More

GSX Deploys Digital Stock Exchange Prototype on New Blockchain: All Aboard!

Two updates from the Gibraltar Stock Exchange posted today. The first: GSX Group has reportedly successfully deployed a GSX Digital Stock Exchange prototype and a demo bond issuance on the Securities Trading Asset Classification Settlement (STACS) Network’s Global TestNet. Using DLT, the STACS Network, designed… Read More

Report: Expressed Corporate Interest in Blockchain Declining

The word “blockchain” and other related buzzwords are being uttered less by corporate executives in earnings calls and in presentations to investors and analysts, says Axios reporter, Courtenay Brown. “Analysts are also asking about it less,” she writes. According to the chart, “Mentions of blockchain, Bitcoin… Read More

GFSC Veteran David Parody to Lead Gibraltar Association for New Technologies & Boost Public Trust in Expanding Blockchain Ecosystem

HM Government of Gibraltar has launched of the Gibraltar Association for New Technologies (GANT), a trade association that aims to drive forward Gibraltar’s innovative approach to Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The association seeks to establish formal lines of communication between policy makers and the private… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Covesting Receives DLT License in Gibraltar

Covesting, a cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform, announced on Friday it received its Distributed Ledger Technology License (DLT) from regulatory authorities in Gibraltar.   Covesting reported that the DLT License puts its exchange in a unique and strategically advantageous position within the cryptocurrency markets, as it will make the… Read More

Gibraltar Update: Coinfloor Bitcoin Exchange Issued DLT-License & New Tech Classes at Uni

According to the GFSC, Gibraltar “is committed to being a sound and safe place to do business with and is considering a complementary regulatory framework covering the promotion and sale of tokens, aligned with the DLT framework.” As expected, crypto platforms are taking advantage the… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Feedback Statement on Blockchain

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a feedback statement on distributed ledger technology (DLT) or Blockchain.  The document comes following an earlier discussion paper published in April designed to commence a dialogue between interested parties and the regulator. The FCA has now responded to received… Read More

ASX Will Migrate to Blockchain to Replace 20+ Year Old Trading System

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will migrate away from its Clearing House Electronic Subregister System or “CHESS” to a system using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) commonly referenced as Blockchain. The CHESS platform has been in place since the 1990s. ASX said it is now taking… Read More

LATTICE80, World’s Largest Fintech Hub, Partners with Germany’s IOTA on New Innovation Lab

LATTICE80, a Singapore based Fintech hub that is the largest of its kind, has partnered with IOTA Foundation to open up a new innovation lab in Singapore. IOTA Foundation, based in Germany, holds a mission to support the development and standardization of distributed ledger technologies (DLT… Read More

Blockchain 360 – New York City

IMPROVE SECURITY AND PRIVACY THROUGH DECENTRALIZED NETWORKS Blockchain technology, the underlying technology of Bitcoin, is in its infancy but growing at unprecedented rate. With a tremendous potential for industries beyond the payments market, now is the time to collectively decide what role it will play… Read More

Dr. Garrick Hileman on ICOs, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in China

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has just published their first benchmarking report on the emerging global Blockchain market. Earlier this year, CCAF published a benchmarking report on the global cryptocurrency markets.  CCAF has established themselves as the leading research in the alternative finance… Read More

CCAF Publishes First Global Blockchain Report Providing Unique Insight into Emerging Sector

Report Highlights Central Bank Experimentation with Distributed Ledger Technology. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is out with their first Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study authored by Dr. Garrick Hileman and Michel Rauchs. The publication incorporates non-public data and states that 57% of surveyed central banks… Read More

Delaware Law Legalizing Blockchain Stocks Quietly Moving Forward

Earlier this month, the Delaware House of Representatives passed amendments to state law that would make it explicitly legal for stocks to be traded on a blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. According to an article on Coindesk, the amendments relating to… Read More

FINRA Schedules Blockchain Symposium in July

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has scheduled a symposium in New York City to discuss Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). Blockchain has powered the growth of digital currencies and since the advent of Bitcoin, Blockchain has stolen a growing amount of attention as… Read More

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