Blockchain/Bitcoin

Blockchain – to Replace Government in Real Estate

When it comes to blockchain, the immutable ledger technology that underpins bitcoin, much of the limelight thus far has been on its potential to disrupt the finance industry. However, the transformation that real estate may experience from applying blockchain could

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Morgan Stanley Shares Roadmap for Blockchain Adoption

While the long-term opportunity offered by blockchain is clear, widespread adoption by financial institutions will take between 5 and 10 years from now, according to Morgan Stanley. In a new report entitled ‘Global Insight: Blockchain in Banking: Disruptive Threat or Tool?’,

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Central Banks Face Bitcoin Pressure

Given that the ‘distributed ledger’ technology upon which Bitcoin has been developed allows a payment system to operate without the need for intermediaries such as central banks, it is looking increasingly likely that the financial system is set to undergo

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FCA, IOSCO and FINRA to regulate FinTech and Blockchain

In the aftermath of the financial crisis 2007-09, financial regulators across the world implemented tighter controls on the majority of sectors within the financial services industry. One of the reasons for their activism may have been the lot criticism regulators

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10 Must Read Bitcoin and Blockchain Blogs and Webpages

As bitcoin/blockchain technology is gaining much traction from the financial world and beyond, a number of dedicated online publications and blogs have emerged to share expert commentary and industry news. Today, we’ve made a list of the top 10 bitcoin

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Blockchain to Revolutionize the Commodity Industry

There now appears to be plenty of scope for blockchain to be used for financial purposes beyond simple transactions. Cryptographic ledger technology could end up replacing costly financial intermediaries in financial markets which could have seismic effects on the infrastructure

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Enforcement Actions by the Regulators in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Due to the explosive growth of Bitcoin in recent years, as well as rapidly increasing interest in the cryptocurrency’s underlying ledger technology, the blockchain, regulators have been keen to keep pace with developments to ensure that existing laws are enforced

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Rabobank joins Nexuslab to foster early-stage blockchain ventures across Europe

Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp, has announced a partnership with Rabobank. The Dutch bank joins Nexuslab to support the first round of its programme geared towards early-stage European blockchain ventures. The collaboration adds leading financial industry

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings – Land Registry

Following up his 2 previous musings on “Bitcoin and Money Creation” and “Blockchain Disruption Evaluation”, Alex Batlin is back with another interesting observation on of using blockchains for land registry. Below is Alex’s full post: Land Registry Privatization The Guardian’s Land Registry faces

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How a Fintech starts up: Lykke Project at a Glance

So-called Fintech is so attractive for those who want to build their own journeys with their own financial technology products. Those who are interested in either technology or finance really want to connect these two fabulous worlds together in order

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