SEC Starts FinHub, A Resource For FinTech, DLT, Artificial Intelligence

Announcements, Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation | October 18, 2018 By:

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the launch of the agency’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub).

The FinHub will serve as a resource for public engagement on the SEC’s FinTech-related issues and initiatives, such as distributed ledger technology (including digital assets),


Blockchain Can Support 100 Million Equity Trades Per Day – DTCC Study

Blockchain, News | October 18, 2018 By:

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has announced the results of a benchmark study, which demonstrated that blockchain technology is capable of supporting volumes of more than 100 million trades per day.

The study, commissioned by DTCC and was conducted by Accenture with additional support provided by technology service providers Digital Asset (DA) and R3,


Crypto Custody Service Offered By Security Giant G4S

News | October 18, 2018 By:

Security services giant G4S has developed a new service for offline storage of cryptocurrencies to help “protect assets from criminals and hackers.”

Headquartered in London, England, G4S offers a range of services, including the supply of security personnel, monitoring equipment, response units and secure prisoner transportation.


Blockchain Solution For Procure-To-Pay Launched By Accenture In Thailand

Blockchain, News | October 18, 2018 By:

Professional services giant Accenture has launched a blockchain solution in Thailand that facilitates the buying and selling of goods for businesses and their vendors.

Dubbed B2P, the blockchain solution, developed in partnership with Thai FinTech firm Digital Ventures, is a fully integrated procure-to-pay solution built on R3’s open-source platform Corda.