Richard Meyer

Samsung Working With Ripple Partner Finablr on International Payments

| Richard Meyer

Samsung is dipping a toe into blockchain-based remittances thanks to a partnership with Finablr.

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Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Issues Rules on Funds Investing in Crypto

| Richard Meyer

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued regulations for fund managers investing in "virtual assets."

Japan’s Nomura Invests in Line’s LVC to Develop Blockchain Financial Services

| Richard Meyer

Nomura hopes to leverage Line's vast user base and high-quality user experience to deliver financial services.

300cubits, a Blockchain Shipping Pioneer, Gives up on Its TEU Token

| Richard Meyer

The Hong Kong-based company calls it quits as clients raise concerns about the value of the coin.

Japan’s Financial Regulator Issues Draft Guidelines for Funds Investing in Crypto

| Richard Meyer

The instructions from the FSA are vague and obvious, but they indicate some movement on the regulatory front.

Six Major Japanese Brokerages Form Security Token Offering Association

| Richard Meyer

A self-regulatory organization has been formed in Japan to guide security token offerings.

South Korean Court Issues Landmark Decision on Crypto Exchange Hacking

| Richard Meyer

The Seoul court ruled that a hacking is not the responsibility of an exchange but a transfer of funds is.

Ant Financial and Bayer to Jointly Develop Blockchain for Agriculture

| Richard Meyer

Bayer Crop Science has agreed to work with Alibaba's Ant Financial to develop a blockchain-based system for agricultural product monitoring.

Former Credit Agency Staffers Form Korean Blockchain Rating Firm

| Richard Meyer

With investors lacking information and objective reviews on blockchain projects, a Korean blockchain rating company is formed.

Property Blockchain Projects Announced in Northeast Asia, One Sony-Related

| Richard Meyer

A flurry of announcements related to property and blockchain in Korea and Japan were made in September.