The bank warns its investors that cryptocurrencies could hamper its ability to comply with anti-money-laundering regulations, among other dangers.
Speculation on utility is a bad idea, but ICOs can be an appealing alternative to venture capital, argues the head of blockchain R&D at Santander.
Regulators want cryptocurrency exchanges to know who their customers are – but that requires these companies to collect very sensitive information.
Cambridge Blockchain has partnered with IHS Markit to help financial institutions resolve compliance issues relating to know-your-customer information
Cryptocurrency exchange service Poloniex is taking steps to ramp up the information it gathers on customers.
The challenges of digital identity, AML/KYC and common technical standards must be overcome to deliver on the promise of blockchain technology.
The State Bank of India is planning to beta launch smart contracts and blockchain-based know-your-customer processes.
Japanese digital services firm GMO Internet has debuted its latest blockchain project: a "know your customer" app aimed at the banking industry.
A blockchain startup headquartered in Sweden has raised $1.6 million in new funding.
During a speech Friday, a member of US Congress called for tighter anti-money laundering controls for cryptocurrencies.