Russian institutions are still discussing the matter.
Russian authorities may deem crypto-currencies legal in 2018.
The Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications will have to explore blockchain tech applications in Russia’s economy.
Qiwi Bitcoin Technologies will develop and implement blockchain-based technologies into Qiwi’s payments system.
The initial target of the solution is US-Latino clientele, who will be able to make secure and low-cost international money transfers.
The Sapin 2 law is not only about banning binary options ads, it also opens the way for blockchain tech development.
“We are mostly interested in having traditional financial assets issued on our platform, leveraging blockchain technology and ultimately being able to be traded by any trader within our ecosystem whether that is an institution or retail trader. ” – Adam Leonard, CEO, BlockEx
This is not a noise, this is serious! Blockchain to become integral to FX trade processing as former Traiana CEO leads the way
A 30 year career at senior director level at Citi, Deutsche Bank and Traiana has set Andrew Coyne’s new Cobalt DL venture as the first blockchain entry into post-trade settlement. Mr Coyne looks at how it will provide a uniform platform and reduce cost, and how his vast expertise is relevant. Citi, the world’s largest FX dealer, has signed to use the system’s beta, so this is the first serious blockchain application in eFX
As of March 2017, British interdealer broker ICAP’s Traiana post-trade settlement division will begin processing FX trades using blockchain distributed ledger technology
This day in history: October 28, 2013 – US government seizes $28 million from Ross Ulbricht as Silk Road comes to an end
Bitcoin has gone full circle in just a matter of a few years, evolving from a semi-anarchistic attempt by mavericks to circumvent the institutions and established business methodology in which transactions are recorded and identifiable, to a phenomenon that has been widely embraced by the very institutions that it was designed to go against. On this day in 2013, the end of the Silk Road was reached.
India’s very first institutional transaction using Blockchain, the database technology which is an integral part of Bitcoin, has taken place today
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As blockchain technology, i.e. distributed ledger technology, attracts multimillion dollar funding for development purposes, and the Central Bank of Barbados…
“Global Insight: Blockchain in Banking: Disruptive Threat or Tool?”, published by Morgan Stanley to share its thoughts on distributed ledger…
Want to open a bank account directly with a central bank? Thanks to blockchain, Bank of England prepares for retail business
One of the most long established, conservative and imperial institutions that graces London’s elegant and historic financial services epicenter is…
While the FinTech world celebrates the increased mainstream adoption of distributed ledger technology, with both venture capital and the banking…
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a 40-year old post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has…
Japan’s FSA to address high frequency trading (HFT) for its play in market distortion and volatility
Japan’s Minister for Financial Services made a statement at a press conference today, informing that a general meeting of the…