Standard Chartered Invests More Money in Newly Rebranded Trade Finance Startup
Standard Chartered has invested in Contour, the recently-rebranded Voltron blockchain trade finance platform digitizing letters of credit for financial institutions.
Bitcoin may finally achieve broader traction through the adult entertainment industry in 2020, but the chips aren’t stacked in its favor.
Ver said he was "mostly just along for the ride" as some mining pools stepped back from the prospect of competing hard forks.
In an open letter, Sergey Grybniak claims his firm followed all regulatory guidance available at the time of its 2017–2018 initial coin offering.
The move to commission-free cryptocurrency trading was based on Uphold’s ability to net trades at a lower cost after gaining more liquidity providers, said Uphold CEO JP Thieriot.
The victim firm in the ransomware attack had paid $950,000 in bitcoin to the perpetrator through an insurance company. Much of it ended up on Bitfinex.
Singapore’s newly enacted Payment Services Act brings so-called Digital Payment Token (DPT) services under current anti-money laundering (AML) and counterterrorist-financing (CTF) rules.
The digital security issuer says it chose Tezos because it is faster than ethereum, ideal for security tokens and is proof-of-stake.