CCB Asia is the retail and commercial business platform of China Construction Bank Corporation in Hong Kong.
Swisscom, a state-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland, has established a new subsidiary focused on blockchain.
The new blockchain unit, called “Swisscom Blockchain Ltd.,” will focus on a range of services around blockchain technology. These include enterprise-facing solutions as well as support for companies looking to launch initial coin offerings (ICOs).
The Financial Commission is an independent self-regulatory organization and external dispute resolution (EDR) body that is dedicated specifically to ForEx.
Financial services company SEI is teaming up with London-based blockchain company Coinfirm to develop a blockchain solution that will significantly reshape the UK’s asset transfer market. The initiative is part of a global push by SEI to utilize blockchain and other technologies for the benefit of the company’s clients.
Blockchain personal finance platform Wirex has developed a multi-asset off-chain liquidity network to enable low-cost instant payments on a global scale.
Called W-Pay, the service was developed to provide merchants, liquidity providers, small businesses and trading platforms with instant global multi-currency payment solutions.
The US Senate has passed a $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act that includes a mandate for a blockchain study.
The bill provides around $640 billion for the Pentagon’s main operations, and about $60 billion to fund the conflicts in Afghanistan,
IAB Tech Lab is establishing a blockchain working group to explore how the digital ledger technology can benefit the advertising industry.
Established in 2014, IAB Tech Lab is an independent, international, research and development consortium charged with producing and helping companies implement global industry technical standards.
Arwen Smit is the Co-founder and CMO of DOVU, a blockchain-powered market for transport data.
Smit co-founded DOVU after working as entrepreneur-in-residence at InMotion, the accelerator of Jaguar Land Rover. Active in the technology scene in Europe,
The government of Malta has formed a new task force which will provide the roadmap for implementation of the national blockchain strategy.
The task force will be chaired by Vincent Muscat, Permanent Secretary for the Parliamentary Secretariat. Muscat will be assisted by members Steve Tendon (Blockchain Expert),
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets. The agreement was signed by Sopnendu Mohanty, chief FinTech officer at the MAS and Chin Wei Min,