Browsing the "Distributed Ledgers" Tag

ASX Postpones Roll-Out of Blockchain Settlement System

| Wolfie Zhao

The Australian Securities Exchange has pushed back the launch of its blockchain-based CHESS replacement after feedback from stakeholders.

TD Bank Considers Public Blockchain for Asset Tracking

| Nikhilesh De

A newly published patent application indicates that TD Bank may be considering the use of a public blockchain for certain kinds of transactions.

Immutable Google? Search Giant Eyes Blockchain for Audits

| Nikhilesh De

A patent application released Thursday indicates Google might be examining how blockchains can secure audit logs and other information.

New Bill in Colorado Encourages State to Adopt Blockchain for Data Security

| Nikhilesh De

A new state bill introduced to the Colorado Senate is looking at using blockchain technology to secure private data from cyberattacks. 

Hong Kong Official Touts Blockchain for China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Plan

| Brady Dale

A senior Hong Kong treasury official has said blockchain could bolster China's ongoing efforts to significantly expand its trade capabilities.

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The Trouble With Fintech (Or Why ‘Now’ is the Time for DLT)

| Chris DeRose

A critical look at the reasons behind the change in dialogue surrounding blockchain and distributed ledger tech.

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Not Yet ‘Do or Die’: Experts See Slow Road For DLT in 2017

| George Yacik

In the wake of 2016's blockchain hype, experts are making less optimistic predictions about the industry's prospects in the year ahead.

Which Way for Blockchain Standards in 2017?

| Michael Mainelli

A detailed look at the current environment for blockchain standards – as well as past precedents that may inform future steps.

2017: The Year Regulators Engage with Blockchain

| Chuck Thompson

Chuck Thompson argues that the coming year will see distributed ledger tech arrive more broadly on the regulatory radar than it has before.

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CFTC’s Giancarlo: How US Regulators Can Boost Blockchain in 2017

| J Christopher Giancarlo

The CFTC's Chris Giancarlo argues that the US needs to rethink its blockchain policy for 2017 and beyond.