Thursday, June 20, 2019

Malaysia’s Stock Exchange to Develop Blockchain PoC for Security Borrowing and Lending

Kuala Lumpur stock exchange Bursa Malaysia is working on a blockchain-enabled security borrowing and lending proof-of-concept. Kuala Lumpur-based Bursa Malaysia, the country’s stock exchange, is…

‘You Can’t Buy Bitcoin’ – Is How Banks Promote Bitcoin, Says Economist

Economist Saifedean Ammous was recently interviewed on Stephan Livera’s Podcast. Ammous explained the best way government can defeat Bitcoin and why banning it actually helps…

Singapore Regulator Recognizes Potential of Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments

The Chief Fintech Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore delivered statements at the Blockchain in Business event at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sopnendu…

Crypto Regulation Experts Debate State vs. Federal Regulation in the Blockchain Era

Crypto regulatory experts debate state vs. federal-level regulation at MIT’s Business of Blockchain event. Three cryptocurrency experts expressed diverging views towards United States crypto regulation…

US District Attorney Seeks to Retain Defendant in Crypto Shadow Banking Crypto Case

The District of Arizona Attorney is seeking to retain a defendant in custody in a case of allegedly shadow banking in custody as they are…

Report: Indictment Reveals Connection to Bitfinex, QuadrigaCX’s Shadow Banking Services

The recent indictment of two individuals on multiple counts reveals an apparent connection to two crypto exchange scandals. The April 30 indictment of two individuals…

Dutch Central Bank Will Keep Embracing DLT, But To-Date Findings Are Not All Positive

Over the past three years, the Dutch central bank faced a number of issues in applying blockchain in payments. The Netherlands' central bank will continue…

Five Canadian Banks Employ SecureKey Blockchain System to Identify Users

Five Canadian banks will employ a blockchain-based user identification system developed by tech startup SecureKey Technologies. Five Canadian banks will be employing a blockchain-based user…

New York District Attorney Charges Two for Shadow Banking Crypto Companies

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged an Arizona man and Israeli woman for allegedly shadow banking cryptocurrency companies. The…

Report: Former Barclays Exec Joins Fidelity Investments to Work on Digital Assets

Former executive of British investment bank Barclays, Chris Tyrer, has joined American financial services corporation Fidelity Investments. A former executive of British investment bank Barclays,…
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