Cryptocurrency

One of Microsoft’s customers, Icertis, a cloud-based platform for contract management, tried out Blockchain Data Manager “in preview,” prior to the release at Ignite, and built use cases involving ethical supply chain contracts and the way certain subsidized pharmaceutical drugs are used. Icertis used Quorum for the Data Manager builds, but the firm has used
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Binance, the world’s second-largest crypto exchange by daily volume, has announced that it will begin supporting Tezos (XTZ) staking and also announced its acquisition of Beijing-based DappReview, which offers data-driven research and advertising services to blockchain-based decentralized applications (dapps). Beginning from tomorrow, December 4, Binance users will be able to trade with XTZ and will
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Joining the SEC as a staff attorney in 2010, Littman rose in the ranks to become a senior advisor to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton in the summer of 2017. In that role, she has advised Clayton on regulatory and policy relating to cryptocurrencies and digital assets, as well as international affairs, trading and markets, the
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Banking compliance consultant Simon Lelieveldt, who has worked for the DNB and as a Dutch financial historian, said the two entities are trying to be proactive and not repeat past mistakes. Regulators are under pressure from critics who say lax oversight, particularly concerning the Netherlands largest bank, ING, led to the 2008 collapse. ING received
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German banking association BdB was positive about the legislation, too. “Credit institutions are experienced in the safekeeping of client assets and in risk management, are committed to investor protection and have always been controlled by the financial supervision,” it said. As such, banks could “effectively prevent money laundering and terrorist financing” with crypto assets.
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Libra co-founder and chief economist of Calibra Wallet Christian Catalini has attempted to clear up misconceptions in relation to the planned digital coin in an interview with CNN’s Julia Chatterley. The release of the whitepaper on Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) proposed coin back in June prompted massive debate from politicians around the world, most of which vehemently
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Binance has reportedly closed its Shanghai office, where over 100 staff, including senior management, were employed, following a raid by Chinese law enforcement, according to sources cited by The Block. Binance Denies Office Raid Binance has moved to deny reports of the raid after CEO and Founder Changpeng Zhao tweeted just yesterday that offices are
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