Tech companies' unregulated financial data business creating substantial market distortions, industry warns
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Tech companies' unregulated financial data business creating substantial market distortions, industry warns

2w | By Anna Brunetti

Tech companies' unregulated financial data busines...

Tech companies’ increasingly heavy rotation into the financial sector is creating market distortions in data service provision and pricing, leading in...

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AFME, Capco warn against ‘localising' effects of regulations aimed at banks’ increasingly global operations
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AFME, Capco warn against ‘localising' effects of regulations aimed at banks’ increasingly global operations

2w | By Anjali Kochhar

AFME, Capco warn against ‘localising' effects of r...

Amid an ongoing debate as to whether banks should fully embrace a global operational approach or rather opt for sharper localisation, the Association ...

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EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors
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EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors

1m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing...

Financial sector advisors are warning that the European Commission’s plans to crack down on the crypto sector, bringing crypto exchanges and service p...

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Fund managers must accelerate digital transformation to overcome this crisis
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Fund managers must accelerate digital transformation to overcome this crisis

1y |

Fund managers must accelerate digital transformati...

For fund managers battling against the fallout from the pandemic, the need for fundamental digital transformation has never been more urgent. Technolo...

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UK’s new settlement system to support DLT
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UK’s new settlement system to support DLT

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

UK’s new settlement system to support DLT

The Bank of England’s (BoE’s) new Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system will be compatible with distributed ledger technologies (DLT), ...

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Custodians and counterparties hinder DLT adoption
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Custodians and counterparties hinder DLT adoption

2y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Custodians and counterparties hinder DLT adoption

Blockchain’s place in capital markets remains uncertain as it threatens custodian revenues and raises questions over counterparties' roles,&...

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Digital assets not always financial instruments, blockchain consultants agree
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Digital assets not always financial instruments, blockchain consultants agree

2y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Digital assets not always financial instruments, b...

Blockchain technology should be regulated as data rather than a financial instrument, according to a panel of lawyers and policy consultants at a Lond...

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2020: Blockchain’s coming of age
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2020: Blockchain’s coming of age

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2020: Blockchain’s coming of age

In 2019, it was clear that regulators overall had become much better at parsing the differences between cryptocurrency and blockchain and, increasingl...

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No commercial use for blockchain, say banks
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No commercial use for blockchain, say banks

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

No commercial use for blockchain, say banks

Challenges around scalability and cost pressures have resulted in an inability to create a viable commercial use case for blockchain technology, accor...

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Commerzbank’s Weitzel: Germany looks to lead Europe with blockchain legislation
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Commerzbank’s Weitzel: Germany looks to lead Europe with blockchain legislation

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Commerzbank’s Weitzel: Germany looks to lead Europ...

The German Federal Ministry of Finance’s proposal to legislate for blockchain technology is an example of how German policy makers and...

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Delatinne: RippleNet clients' exposure to XRP fluctuations minimal
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Delatinne: RippleNet clients' exposure to XRP fluctuations minimal

2y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

Delatinne: RippleNet clients' exposure to XRP fluc...

Ripple customers looking to utilise the firm’s on-demand liquidity capabilities are not impacted by fluctuations in the company’s crypto a...

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Q&A: BNY Mellon’s Sinha on the future of blockchain
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Q&A: BNY Mellon’s Sinha on the future of blockchain

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Q&A: BNY Mellon’s Sinha on the future of blockchai...

Subhankar Sinha was appointed head of blockchain for BNY Mellon in May. Prior to this role Sinha founded Nabartham LLC, which advised start-ups on eco...

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Blockchain finds industry applications in wake of burst crypto bubble
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Blockchain finds industry applications in wake of burst crypto bubble

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Blockchain finds industry applications in wake of ...

The bursting of the cryptocurrency bubble and the deflation of industry hype around blockchain means distributed ledger technology has the time decoup...

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Rule-makers building regulations for “obsolete" blockchain technology
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Rule-makers building regulations for “obsolete" blockchain technology

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Rule-makers building regulations for “obsolete" bl...

Regulators and standards bodies are at risk of standardizing obsolete technology by creating rules for blockchain networks that are already years old,...

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Singapore agreement offers opportunity for Cambodian retail banking market
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Singapore agreement offers opportunity for Cambodian retail banking market

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Singapore agreement offers opportunity for Cambodi...

A fintech agreement between Cambodia and Singapore authorities provides an opportunity for the former’s underbanked and underbanked population, ...

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Treasury managers avoiding blockchain “like the plague”
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Treasury managers avoiding blockchain “like the plague”

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Treasury managers avoiding blockchain “like the pl...

It will take four to five years for the treasury management sector to embrace blockchain technology in assisting with calculations of reference rates,...

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Interview: Carlos Domingo aims to secure markets
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Interview: Carlos Domingo aims to secure markets

3y | FinTech Connect

Interview: Carlos Domingo aims to secure markets

Carlos Domingo is a senior executive, entrepreneur, investor, and currently the CEO and co-founder of Securitize.  Before becoming the ...

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Blockchain “will not survive” without workable use cases
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Blockchain “will not survive” without workable use cases

3y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Blockchain “will not survive” without workable use...

The blockchain industry “will not survive” if it fails to show workable solutions, solve its reputation crisis, and get funding to innovat...

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