Financial Services

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Tokenization Is Likely to Transform Infrastructure and Financial Markets: Bank of America
Implementation of blockchain technology will accelerate as the opportunity cost of uncaptured efficiencies increases, the report said.
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UK Lawmakers' Bid to Regulate Crypto as Gambling Could Be a Political Problem, Invites Industry Wrath
The Treasury is still adamant it will regulate digital assets like financial services but its plans will rely on parliamentary support.
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Crypto-Focused Menai Financial Group Shuttering Market-Making Business in London and Tokyo
The firm said it continues to invest in and expand its asset-management business.
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Hong Kong Firm With Ties to Bitmain Reorganizes to Focus on Crypto Asset Management and Hedging
Newly named Metalpha has its work cut out for it, hedging an uncertain market for institutional clients.
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Smart Contract Platforms: Past, Present and Future
A brief overview of smart contract platform use cases and the potential for investment.
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Regulation of DeFi remains an area of uncertainty. (Getty Images)
Gaming Out DeFi’s Regulated Future
Precedents from radio and music, and ride-sharing, all point to accommodation, not annihilation, and traditional financial service organizations may also benefit from this app...
Regulation of DeFi remains an area of uncertainty. (Getty Images)

The crypto industry should establish a more compliance-driven environment. (Nora Sahinun)
Crypto Can Overcome Its Reputation as a Weak Link in Financial Crime. Here's How
Among its efforts, the crypto industry must establish a compliance-focused culture.
The crypto industry should establish a more compliance-driven environment. (Nora Sahinun)

Babel Finance provides crypto financial services to institutional investors. (Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash)
Crypto Lender Babel Finance Lands Unicorn Status With $80M Series B
The funding round sets the firm's valuation to $2 billion.
Babel Finance provides crypto financial services to institutional investors. (Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash)

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Financial Services Company DTCC Working With Digital Dollar Project on CBDC Prototype
“Project Lithium” is particularly focused on how a central bank digital currency could benefit the financial services industry.
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How Crypto Companies Must Mesh With Traditional Financial Services Platforms for DeFi to Succeed
Crypto companies looking to engage with traditional financial institutions must address risk management and compliance expectations stemming these institutions' regulatory obl...
DeFi could increase access globally to financial services. (Getty Images)