Author: Daniel Dob

UK Financial Regulator Publishes DLT Feedback

Earlier this year, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a discussion paper and sought out stakeholder views on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its future development potential for the markets that it currently regulates. The results are in The FCA has now published that feedback. The regulator received a total of 47 responses from local and international trade associations, consultants, regulated firms, and law firms. According to reports, the stakeholders welcomed the FCA’s …
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France Seeks Crypto Regulation Debate at G20 Summit

The last few months have been filled with statements from financial regulators warning about the potential risks associated with trading and investing in cryptocurrency. Now, according to recent reports, the French Finance Minister believes that regulation of digital currencies is required at the level of the G20. Le Maire to submit proposal to future G20 President According to Reuters, Bruno Le Maire wishes to discuss efforts to regulate bitcoin and other digital currencies at …
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FedEx Plans to Deploy Blockchain Technology as Part of Its Innovation Effort

During the last few months, there has been considerable discussion on how mail and delivery service providers could integrate blockchain technology in order to improve its services and offer customers lower costs, quicker service and additional transparency. FedEx actively considering blockchain deployment FedEx hasn’t had a very good year, considering the high-profile cyberattack that took place last summer at the TNT express branch in Europe. However, its CEO is confident that things are back to …
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Central Bank of Azerbaijan Discusses Future Implementation of Blockchain Technology

Lately, banks throughout the world have begun experimenting with blockchain technology, given that it offers quicker transactions, lower costs, and reduced bureaucracy. Recent reports indicate that the Central Bank of Azerbaijan is exploring the potential associated with this technology. Central Bank of Azerbaijan Holds Blockchain Meeting Last week, top officials from the CBA held a meeting to discuss the potential of and future research into blockchain technology. The meeting was attended by the bank’s First Deputy Chairman, Switzerland’s …
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