Scott Grayson, former chief sales officer at R3, has joined blockchain services provider AlphaPoint as SVP for institutional sales.
Dutch banking group ING has inked a five-year licensing deal with blockchain consortium startup R3 to use its Corda Enterprise platform.
The proof-of-work algorithm used by bitcoin and some other cryptos is not viable in the long term, argues a Bank of International Settlements study.
Coinbase has launched cross-border wire transfers and expanded custody services for institutional customers in Asia, the U.K. and Europe.
Financial authorities in the Netherlands plan a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet providers to lower the risk of financial crimes.
Two execs from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been given jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors.
Wyoming legislators have introduced a bill to classify digital assets as property and provide banks with clarity on crypto custodial services.
U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new U.K. head of compliance with three decades of experience in the industry.
Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in slimline cold wallet provider Tangem.
The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.