Browsing the "DLT" Tag

The Crypto ‘Trichotomy’

| Tim Enneking

The crypto space has split into three different areas, and the term “crypto” no longer applies to all of them, argues Tim Enneking.

Spanish Stock Exchange to Go Live With Blockchain Collateral Pledge Certificates

| Anna Baydakova

Spain's largest stock exchange expects to go live by the end of 2019 with a blockchain-based system for certifying collateral pledges.

SWIFT Teams Up With Major Banks, SGX to Trial Blockchain Voting

| Daniel Palmer

Financial messaging giant Swift has teamed up with Singapore Exchange and several major banks to trial a DLT platform for shareholder voting.

Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform

| Yogita Khatri

Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset.

CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs

| Nikhilesh De

CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.

Most Central Banks Back Digital Currency If DLT Improved: IBM Survey

| Wolfie Zhao

A new IBM survey finds most central banks polled back issuing a wholesale digital currency, but are still uncertain about blockchain's efficiency.

ECB Has ‘No Plans’ to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi

| Daniel Palmer

The chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said Friday that the institution has "no plans" to issue a digital currency, Reuters reports.

$31 Million NEX Project Could Be Biggest Casualty of Blockchain Cuts

| Ian Allison

An investigation by CoinDesk has found a flagship blockchain project by NEX group has lost dozens of employees while racking up millions in costs.

UK Government Pilots Blockchain in Bid to Secure Digital Evidence

| Muyao Shen

The U.K. Ministry of Justice is investigating blockchain as a possible tool for securing digital forms of evidence, its deputy director said Thursday.

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.