Tagged: settlement

Visa, Square Deliver Faster Transfers to Canadian Businesses

Visa (NYSE: V), one of the world’s leaders in digital payments, has announced its participation in the Canadian expansion of instant transfers, Square‘s solution for rapid merchant settlement. Square’s instant transfers are “enabled by Visa Direct, a VisaNet processing capability helping transform global money movement… Read More

Berlin’s Upvest Selects BNP Paribas Securities Services for Custody, Settlement Services

Upvest has selected BNP Paribas Securities Services to provide custody, clearing and settlement services. Recently, Upvest successfully “closed its $42m Series B financing with lead investor Bessemer Venture Partners – one of Germany’s biggest fintech fundings of the year.” The selection of BNP Paribas Securities… Read More

Clearstream, LCH SA Add Austria, Spain to Joint Connection

As from today, all Austrian and Spanish government debt securities cleared by LCH SA’s RepoClear service are “available for settlement through Clearstream Banking AG.” The two new markets “complement the existing proposition for Belgian, French and German government debt.” RepoClear clearing members can now “choose… Read More

Clearstream Introduces Data Solutions to Predict Settlement Failures

Clearstream has introduced data-powered solutions providing key insights into past, present and future of settlements: the Settlement Dashboard and the artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced Settlement Prediction Tool. Market participants are planning to boost their settlement efficiency and liquidity with the Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR) coming into… Read More

Digital Securities: tZERO ATS Now Offers Clearing and Settlement

tZERO ATS, a digital securities marketplace, now offers clearing and settlement securities transactions for itself and its broker-dealer affiliates in another step forward for its vision of the future of regulated securities. tZERO called the announcement a key milestone for its next-generation trading ecosystem. tZERO’s… Read More

Baton Systems Tech Is Powering Interbank Riskless Settlement Outside of CLS

The first interbank Payment vs Payment (PvP) settlement outside of CLS has been completed using Baton Systems’ Core-FX solution, which is built on Baton’s distributed ledger technology (DLT) and “governed by the Baton Rulebook.” Standing at the threshold of a “new era” in FX settlements,… Read More

Compliant Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Paxos Completes Same Day Stock Settlement with Credit Suisse and Instinet

Paxos to Apply for Formal Clearing Agency License from the SEC Paxos Trust Company, a compliant blockchain infrastructure provider, has completed a same-day settlement of US-listed equity trades in partnership with Instinet and Credit Suisse. Same-day settlement is colloquially known as T+0 – currently, financial… Read More

Where Did Kik Go Wrong? Former SEC Attorney Discusses Kik Settlement with SEC

    Recently, Kik settled a long legal battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In the end, Kik must pay a $5 million settlement pertaining to an initial coin offering (ICO) that was deemed to be an unregistered security offering. Additionally, for the… Read More

BNP Paribas Securities Services to Use DAML Smart Contract Language to Develop Trade and Settlement Apps

The Securities Services division of France’s BNP Paribas, the 8th largest bank in the world in terms of total assets, has teamed up with Digital Asset (the company) to implement distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled trade and settlement applications. Through its partnership with Digital Asset (the… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian Curv Partners Crypto Garage to Offer Guaranteed Settlement for Cryptocurrency Transactions

Curv, a company that provides crypto asset custody services to institutional investors, has established a business office in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) area. The office has been set up through a partnership with Crypto Garage, a firm that offers various financial instruments based on Bitcoin (BTC)… Read More

SEC Is Holding Settlement Discussions With Allegedly Fraudulent ICO Organizer Reggie Middleton

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly initiated settlement discussions with Reggie Middleton, the manager of Veritaseum’s (VERI) $14.8 million initial coin offering (ICO). In August, the SEC Enforcement Division announced charges against Reginald “Reggie” Middleton who allegedly engaged in fraud related to… Read More

Update: LendingClub SEC / DOJ Settlement Totals $6 Million

Last week, CI reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had charged LendingClub Asset Management LLC (part of Lending Club), and former President Renaud Laplanche with fraud for improperly using fund money to benefit LendingClub. A settlement was quickly agreed to by all parties… Read More

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