Corporate support for the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is gathering momentum, with 86 new companies adding their weight to the initiative to promote the uptake of Ethereum as the foundation for running smart contracts in Fortune 500 enterprises
Chile's Santiago Exchange has enlisted IBM to help it build what is being billed as the world's first securities lending blockchain platform.
The People's Bank of China has set up a committee that will investigate the impact of fintech on monetary policy and financial markets as well as how big data and AI can be used for regulatory oversight.
A host of board directors, chief financial officers and payments and technology heads from Europe's leading banks have confirmed their participation in the conference programme for the twelfth annual EBAday, taking place this year in Dublin between the 20th and 21st June.
Citi has become the latest Wall Street giant to join a Series A funding round for Axoni, bringing the total amount raised by the distributed ledger technology outfit to over $20 million.
Citadel Securities and XTX Markets have signed up as launch partners for the live implementation of Cobalt's FX post-trade processing network, a DLT-based platform founded by currency trading veterans Andy Coyne and Adrian Patten.
The state of Delaware is proposing amendments to new legislation that would enable corporations to use distributed ledgers for record-keeping purposes and to keep track of stock transactions.
The Bank of England is to take over the direct running of the UK's Chaps high value payment system as part of a blueprint for a rebuild of its real-time gross settlement platform to accommodate new market entrants and a future-proofed interface to distributed ledger technology.
Welcome to Finextra's live coverage of the Swift Business Forum in Stockholm. This event will explore how banks can think in new and innovative ways as different business models impact the majority of existing banking revenues.
A US consortium exploring potential use cases for distributed ledger technology in the credit union industry is set to conduct its first live demonstration of a digital identity service next week.
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