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  • The rise, not fall, of digital assets February 5, 2023 3:56 pm Captive International Joe Ziolkowski, chief executive officer and co-founder of Relm. Bermuda-domiciled Relm is the first regulated crypto insurer to hold Bermuda’s Innovative Insurer General Business licence and, in April, it launched Relm II, the world’s first fully regulated …
  • Security token bill to be submitted by Korea's FSC February 5, 2023 9:50 am Korea JoungAng Daily [FSC]   Tokenizing ownership of a company or an asset — as with fractional investment — may soon be possible in Korea, according to a proposal by a financial regulator on Sunday.   A security token is a relatively new type of investment asset based on …
  • Benefits of blockchain February 5, 2023 12:48 am The Star (Malaysia) Blockchain, a revolutionary technology that is gaining popularity due to its role in cryptocurrency systems such as Bitcoin and Litecoin, is beneficial in real-life healthcare environments.Due to its innovative features that have become one of the most …
  • What is Layer0, Layer1, Layer2, Layer3 in Blockchain? February 4, 2023 6:40 pm Cryptopolitan Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that allows for the secure and transparent exchange of data. It utilizes a series of layers to store and process information, which is referred to as Layers 0-3. Each layer has its own purpose and function, allowing …
  • This Russian Bank Officially Launching its First DeFi Platform February 4, 2023 6:10 pm Coinnounce According to a report from a Russian news source called Interfax (1), Russia's largest financial institution, Sberbank, is on track to deploy its decentralized financing (DeFi) platform by the end of May. According to Konstantin Klimenko, the Product …
  • How Blockchain Technology Can Drive Innovation-Based Sustainability February 4, 2023 5:37 pm Inc42 As the country pushes its sustainability agenda, the use of new technology deserves a closer look in order to make a difference in this cause When we examine blockchain's role in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies and markets around …
  • Getting to monetary integration in Latin America February 4, 2023 9:31 am Ammon News Brazil and Argentina have announced plans to launch technical studies aimed at laying the groundwork for greater regional financial integration, with the ultimate goal of creating a common currency, called the “sur” (south). While the goal may seem distant …
  • America's Oldest Bank Names Its First Digital Assets CEO February 4, 2023 7:19 am 24/7 Wall St Investing On Thursday, February 2nd, BNY Mellon, America’s oldest continuously running bank, announced the naming of its first digital assets CEO. Caroline Butler has been with the bank since 2020 and has previously served as CEO of Custody Services. BNY …
  • US flags BTC, ETH wallets linked to Russian sanctions evasion network February 4, 2023 7:08 am Coingeek The United States Treasury has sanctioned the virtual currency wallets belonging to a Russian arms dealer for violating the existing sanctions against Russia and selected entities. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) made the …
  • Listen to Your Critics: SEC Commissioner Considers the Future of Crytpo Regulation at Digital Assets Conference February 4, 2023 1:12 am National Law Review SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce (“Peirce”) recently delivered an address on digital assets regulation at the Digital Assets at Duke Conference. The two-day meeting brought together regulators, academics, experts, policymakers, and other key stakeholders in …
  • Satellite tracking is helping scientists pinpoint the worst emissions offenders February 3, 2023 8:50 pm The European Sting (Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content Understanding where our greenhouse gas emissions come from is …
  • India's Reliance Retail to accept CBDC at stores; Finland rolls out first EU-approved euro stablecoin February 3, 2023 6:38 pm The News Minute This week’s top-5 stories curated to catch up with the crypto world. By Team Giottus Sign up for Cryptogram, an India-based free weekly newsletter on global crypto markets and Web3 technologies which promise to change our future. Sign up here. You can read …
  • Exploring altcoin investment opportunities: Cosmos, Chainlink, and Orbeon Protocol February 3, 2023 2:38 pm CryptoNewsZ Crypto market investors and token holders are discussing three altcoins with great potential for long-term investment opportunities: Cosmos (ATOM), Chainlink (LINK), and Orbeon Protocol (ORBN) — all of which have unique features and advantages that make …
  • Digital Agriculture in India: Challenges and Opportunities February 3, 2023 2:27 pm Agri Farming It is the seamless integration of digital techniques into crop and livestock management and other processes in the agriculture sector. For farmers, digital agriculture offers an opportunity to increase yields, save long-term costs and eliminate risk. …
  • Why Institutional Peer to Peer FX May Finally Take Off February 3, 2023 9:04 am Finance Magnates The FX market has seen a number of peer-to-peer initiatives fall by the wayside over the years. For example, in October 2019 Bloomberg reported that Vanguard was testing peer-to-peer FX via blockchain in an effort to enable asset managers to trade …
  • Simit Naik shares how nChain can aid the Philippines in its CBDC journey February 2, 2023 11:37 pm Coingeek While numerous countries have announced their plans to join the central bank digital currency (CBDC) race by exploring its retail version, the Philippines took a different path and opted for the wholesale model. Speaking to CoinGeek Backstage on the …
  • European Investment Bank (EIB) Issues Digital Bond in Pound Sterling February 2, 2023 7:58 pm Crowdfund Insider February 2, 2023 @ 8:41 am By Omar Faridi The European Investment Bank (EIB) priced its first ever £50 million digital bond using a combination of private and public blockchains operated and accessed via HSBC Orion – the bank’s tokenization platform. It …
  • HSBC needs someone to helm its tokenization efforts February 2, 2023 3:49 pm Coin Telegraph HSBC, the British multinational bank that manages the largest amount of assets in Europe, doubled down on its interest in digital currencies. The bank is looking for a top executive to work with asset tokenization.  On Jan. 30, HSBC opened the GPBW product …
  • Trai to meet telcos on Feb 17 on service quality, pesky calls, messages February 2, 2023 1:03 pm The Economic Times The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said Thursday that it has called a meeting with mobile phone operators on February 17 to discuss the quality of wireline and wireless services, especially considering the 5G rollout. The carriers are …
  • UK government launches pared-back crypto hub amid ‘structural vulnerability’ February 2, 2023 6:06 am ETF Stream The Treasury’s consultation on the new regulatory regime ends on 30 April The UK government has launched a consultation on building “robust” regulation on crypto issuance, trading and lending, however, plans for the digital asset hub took a more cautious …
  • Toyota to explore blockchain use cases with Astar Network’s web3 hackathon February 1, 2023 9:53 pm Technext Toyota is looking to explore blockchain use cases by sponsoring a Web3 hackathon for decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO) developers. The Japanese carmaker has partnered with a multi-chain smart contract, Astar Network, to discover use cases and …
  • Zuber Lawler Update on FTX & Alameda Research February 1, 2023 9:34 pm EIN Presswire FTX debtors moved for an order authorizing and approving procedures for a sale or transfer of what they have termed as “de minimis assets.” LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, February 1, 2023 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- On January 18, 2023, FTX debtors …
  • UK Looks to Support Innovation as HM Treasury Plans to Regulate Crypto, Launches Consultation Seeking Industry Input February 1, 2023 7:42 pm Crowdfund Insider The UK government has announced its intent to “robustly regulate crypto-asset activities.” In recent years, the UK has expressed its intent to become a crypto hub – supporting innovation while crafting a regime that provides sufficient consumer protections …
  • European Investment Bank launches first-ever sterling denominated digital bond February 1, 2023 4:36 pm Kitco Editor's Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced …
  • Toyota joins Web3 hackathon in major blockchain move February 1, 2023 4:25 pm Micky Astar, a multichain smart contract and decentralized application (DApp) network, announced its first Web3 hackathon on February 1. Surprisingly, the Toyota Motor Corporation is supporting this event. The international automaker is hosting its first Web3 …
  • Ensuring Security and Privacy in Decentralized Social Networks February 1, 2023 2:11 pm TDPel Media The world of decentralized social networks is rapidly expanding. These networks are built on distributed ledger technology, such as blockchain, and often run on peer-to-peer networks. This provides users with an unprecedented level of privacy and security, …
  • Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR): Sleeping Giant Could Awaken February 1, 2023 12:02 pm Bankless Times Last updated 31st Jan 2023 Disclosure Hedera Hashgraph is one of the biggest Ethereum rivals in the industry. It is a unique blockchain project that is used by some of the biggest companies in the world like Abrdn and IBM. HBAR price, like other …
  • Toyota sponsors a global Web3 hackathon amid blockchain advancement February 1, 2023 9:28 am Cryptopolitan Toyota Motor Corporation, the largest conglomerate in Japan, will support the world’s first worldwide Web3 hackathon. Astar Network, the major parachain at Polkadot, has been contracted to develop Web3 use cases for Toyota’s workforce. According to the …
  • Toyota to explore blockchain use cases via DAO hackathon February 1, 2023 6:44 am Coin Telegraph Automotive giant Toyota is delving deeper into blockchain use cases through its involvement with a Web3 hackathon for decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) developers. On Feb. 1, multi-chain smart contract and decentralized application (dApp) network …
  • Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) Announces Licensing of Finance Firms Focused on Debt-based Crowdfunding February 1, 2023 6:24 am Crowdfund Insider January 31, 2023 @ 10:47 pm By Omar Faridi The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the licensing of two finance companies that are “specialized in debt-based crowdfunding, namely: Forus and Tameed.” The licenses were “granted to the companies after …
  • The Philippines SEC Expands Control Over Crypto And Online Scammers February 1, 2023 5:48 am International Business Times The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines expanded its authority over cryptocurrencies and online scammers as it sought the public's response on the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of a legislation that covers a broad …
  • Traders See AI Technology Shaping Their Future, JPMorgan Finds February 1, 2023 3:44 am BNN Bloomberg (Bloomberg) -- Traders are betting artificial intelligence and machine learning will have the biggest impact on financial markets in the coming years. More than half of respondents to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. survey of 835 institutional and professional …
  • What Is Kadena (KDA)? February 1, 2023 12:45 am Benzinga With the 14th anniversary of the Bitcoin network occurring only days ago, it is remarkable how far the crypto sector has come. But even with all the progress, the blockchain and crypto industries still suffer from growing pains. The sector struggles with …
  • Wall Street Giants Eyeing Crypto Now More than Ever February 1, 2023 12:35 am Coinspeaker The range of opportunities being seen by these firms as highlighted by Bloomberg transcends digital currency trading. Despite the mishaps that have been recorded in the broader digital currency ecosystem compounded by the collapse of the FTX Derivatives …
  • London based Regtech docStribute, Penrith Building Society to Create Sustainable Communication Platform January 31, 2023 3:36 pm Crowdfund Insider docStribute, the “smart” solution that allows immutable file sharing for a wide range of industries using distributed ledger technology (DLT), is now “available to members of Penrith Building Society, digitizing member communications.” London-based RegTech …
  • Blockchain Technology Market is Projected to Reach US$ 80,177.1 Million by 2027 Registering a Huge CAGR of 58.7% January 31, 2023 12:44 pm EIN Presswire SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, January 31, 2023 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Report Summary: The Blockchain Technology Market Research Report provides extensive information on the following topics: Industry size, share, growth, …
  • ISDA publishes documents on trading of digital asset derivatives January 31, 2023 12:37 pm Financial Regulation News The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published a new standard documentation for trading digital asset derivatives last week. © Shutterstock The ISDA Digital Asset Derivatives Definitions are intended to bring greater clarity to this …
  • Evolution of customs administration powered by technology January 31, 2023 11:18 am Financial Express – By Gunjan Prabhakaran and Abhishek Singhania As the world shrugs off the crippling impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the back of social distancing, advanced healthcare solutions, increased digitisation and reduced human intervention in order that not …
  • India’s New Delhi deploys blockchain to streamline criminal investigation process January 31, 2023 5:34 am Coingeek City officials of India’s capital New Delhi have announced the use of blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) in criminal investigations, which experts are calling a pioneering move. New Delhi’s government deployed blockchain in its Forensic …
  • W2 combines with Crucial Compliance and nChain for blockchain initiative January 31, 2023 3:16 am iGB 30th January 2023 | By Robert Fletcher Regulatory compliance services provider W2 has linked up with player protection specialist Crucial Compliance and technology supplier nChain to offer blockchain-powered compliance solutions. ‘Distributed Ledge …
  • W2 Signs Partnership with Crucial Compliance and nChain January 31, 2023 2:19 am Gambling News The leading provider of regulatory compliance services for the gambling industry has inked the iconic partnership with technology supplier nChain and the one-stop shop for all compliance, regulatory, corporate responsibility, and professional service …
  • 10 Impactful Technologies in 2023 and Beyond January 30, 2023 11:07 pm OpenMind There are many exciting technologies that are expected to shape the future, the following are some of the technologies that will impact our lives in the coming 5 years at different levels and depth: Generative AI, also known as generative artificial …
  • Filipino Securities Regulator Amps Up Authority To Scrutinize Crypto Industry Better January 30, 2023 10:52 pm Bitcoinist The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to include crypto under its radar in order to amp up its authority over the crypto industry. This means that the Filipino SEC is seeking to increase its scope of jurisdiction over the local …
  • Wall Street giants spy opportunities rising from FTX ashes January 30, 2023 7:23 pm American Banker It traces its history back to 1784 and Alexander Hamilton. But these days, even venerable Bank of New York Mellon is forging ahead in the world of crypto. Despite all that's gone wrong in cryptoland, with trillions in losses, gruesome bankruptcies, the …
  • Philippine SEC drafts new guidelines in latest crypto crackdown January 30, 2023 3:25 pm Micky The Philippines SEC makes its new move amid growing uncertainty in the crypto space.  Under new draft guidelines, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeks to include cryptocurrencies in its jurisdiction and strengthen its authority …
  • W2 & Crucial Compliance form nChain alliance for future-proof solution January 30, 2023 3:01 pm Casino Beats W2 and Crucial Compliance have formed an alliance with nChain in a deal that will bring blockchain-powered compliance solutions to operators worldwide.  The link-up between the trio will enhance the suite of compliance solutions offered by W2 and strategic …
  • Malaysia, Singapore sign MoU on data protection, cybersecurity & digital economy: KKD January 30, 2023 1:37 pm The Sun Daily KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Singapore today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of personal data protection, cybersecurity and digital economy. The MoU was signed by Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil and his …
  • Predictions for the Mobile Industry in 2023 January 30, 2023 9:38 am The Fast Mode The use of Verifiable Credentials will gain real traction this year – so says MEF Board Chair (and Founder & CEO iProov) Andrew Bud. He says: “As the technology converges around this issue, we will see some great solutions that will create a new layer …
  • Ethereum expected to outperform Bitcoin as big-money investor sentiment for crypto improves January 30, 2023 3:56 am Stockhead As the crypto market ticks up ahead of some important macro-financial, Fed-related dates this week, one prominent regular survey indicates Ethereum (ETH) is the coin larger investors are putting their weight behind. According to the latest report from …
  • IIC: Industrial Metaverse is one of the most promising machine economy use cases January 29, 2023 4:17 am CryptoSlate The following is a guest post from Olivier Acuna. Two leading tech firms co-authored an Industrial IoT Consortium (IIC) article introducing the machine economy, a new IoT digital transformation frontier that, according to PwC, will contribute to 70% of the …
  • World Economic Forum Davos 2023: Key Takeaways January 28, 2023 5:55 pm The Fintech Times At the 53rd World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, the focus was on trade, tech and tackling the climate crisis. But what else hit the mark? And what were the key takeaways? The WEF returned to the Swiss Alpine town of Davos for its first …
  • Global Digital Cluster Coin (GDCC) Is Now Available on LBank Exchange January 28, 2023 9:56 am Benzinga Internet City, Dubai--(Newsfile Corp. - January 28, 2023) - LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, has listed Global Digital Cluster Coin (GDCC) on January 27, 2023. For all users of LBank Exchange, the GDCC/USDT trading pair is now …
  • Moody's works on scoring system for stablecoins January 27, 2023 3:34 pm Accounting Today Moody's Corp. is working on a scoring system for stablecoins, the crypto sector's most traded tokens, as the asset class grows and faces increased scrutiny from regulators and investors. The system will include an analysis of up to 20 stablecoins …
  • Thinking of buying a crypto asset? This is what you should know if you are duped January 24, 2023 6:55 am IOL By Luhann Prinsloo When dealing with crypto assets, a question that arises without fail is whether crypto assets are regulated in South Africa and to what extent a consumer has any protection when buying crypto assets. Story continues below Advertisement …
  • Practical advice for DLT in capital markets: Aim for big, concentrated and immediate impact December 27, 2022 8:00 am Ledger Insights This is a guest opinion post by Horacio Barakat from Broadridge, where he is Head of Digital Innovation for Capital Markets. A market meltdown and the implosion of FTX might have dulled investors’ enthusiasm for crypto in 2022, but industry misfortunes …
  • IDC expects enterprise blockchain spending to growth 50% in 2020 despite lower forecasts September 14, 2020 9:21 am Ledger Insights Less than three months after cutting its 2020 enterprise blockchain spending forecasts following COVID-19, IDC has lowered the figure to $4.1 billion from $4.3 billion. It still represents more than 50% growth compared to 2019. IDC says that COVID-19 “has …
  • Smart contract language DAML now on Corda blockchain July 27, 2020 1:00 pm Ledger Insights Today Digital Asset announced that its cross-platform smart contract language DAML is now available for developing applications on enterprise blockchain R3’s Corda. Digital Asset recently announced an investment from VMware, which added to its total …
  • VMWare invests in enterprise blockchain firm Digital Asset July 14, 2020 1:00 pm Ledger Insights Today enterprise blockchain firm Digital Asset announced that VMWare is investing in its Series C extension. The firm closed the main $35 million Series C at the end of last year, with Salesforce Ventures and Samsung Ventures joining an extension five …
  • Swisscom leaves Hedera Hashgraph, Avery Dennison joins July 3, 2020 2:52 pm Ledger Insights Avery Dennison, the labeling company, has joined the Hedera Hashgraph governing council. At the same time, it was revealed that another council member Swisscom Blockchain is withdrawing. Swisscom’s parting words were very upbeat about Hedera, but their …
  • SIA integrates Quant’s Overledger for blockchain interoperability June 24, 2020 6:41 pm Ledger Insights A year ago SIA unveiled plans to partner with Quant to provide its clients with the Overledger blockchain interoperability solution. Today the companies confirmed they successfully tested the solution between R3’s Corda and enterprise Ethereum blockchains. …