Canada's TMX has developed an electronic shareholder voting system prototype based on distributed ledger technology.
SocGen is burnishing its open source credentials by sponsoring an initiative by Inria, the French National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics, to create a global library of source code.
An R3 academic paper on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) investigates the relative merits of a public network-based retail Fedcoin option and the private, permissioned wholesale CAD-coin alternative.
A Brazilian bank had its entire IT operations taken over by hackers in a 'stunning compromise' that saw each of its 36 domains, corporate email and DNS under the attacker’s control.
Security outfit Kaspersky Labs has become the latest voice to raise the possibility that North Korea was involved in last year's $81 million Bangladesh Bank cyberattack.
SIX Securities Services is to offer Legal Entity Identifiers to Swiss companies in partnership with the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation.
Visa and four of the UK's leading banks are partnering with Amazon on the launch of a new commercial marketplace for businesses shopping on the popular e-commerce site.
Yifat Oron, CEO of Bank Leumi subsidiary LeumiTech says banks need to adopt a hi-tech mentality if they are to effectively engage with the startup ecosystem.
Vendor Synaps Loans and a group of banks working under the R3 blockchain banner, say they have made big progress in an initiative to apply distributed ledger technology to an overhaul of the antiquated and costly manual intervention in the $3 trillion global syndicated loans market.
HSBC is partnering with Danish business commerce platform TradeShift to bring streamlined digital finance and working capital to corporate supply chains.
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