Browsing the "Blockchain Trials" Tag

Australian Regulator Trials Blockchain to Automate Transaction Reporting

| Yogita Khatri

Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions.

Standard Chartered, Siemens Partner to Put Bank Guarantees on a Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Multinational banking firm Standard Chartered is teaming up with manufacturing giant Siemens to put bank guarantees for trade finance on a blockchain.

Thailand’s Central Bank Is Developing a Digital Currency Based on R3 Tech

| Wolfie Zhao

The Bank of Thailand is developing its own digital currency, aiming to complete a first proof-of-concept by March 2019.

Blockchain Remittances Face Efficiency Hurdle, Says Taiwan Central Bank

| Wolfie Zhao

A trialed blockchain system for interbank clearance was not as efficient as the current centralized system, says a central bank report.

Japanese Shipping Giant, IBM to Trial Blockchain in Cross-Border Trade

| Sujha Sundararajan

Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines and partners including IBM are to undertake a blockchain trial aimed to streamline international trade flows.

BNP, EY Complete Blockchain Trial for Internal Treasury Operations

| Sujha Sundararajan

BNP Paribas and EY say they have "successfully" tested a private blockchain for the bank's global internal treasury operations.

Ukraine’s Government Plans to Auction Seized Assets On a Blockchain

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ukraine's justice ministry has begun testing the use of a blockchain to digitally auction seized assets, according to a report.

Indian State Partners to Build Public Sector Blockchain Applications

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has announced a new partnership with cybersecurity firm WISeKey to secure citizen data with blockchain tech.

GSA Official: Blockchain Procurement Prototype Is Moving Forward

| Stan Higgins

The U.S. General Services Administration is bullish about a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed to streamline the IT procurement bidding process.

Brazil’s Ministry of Planning Is Testing Blockchain Identity Tech

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A government agency in Brazil is investigating how it could leverage blockchain technology to verify the legitimacy of ID documents.