Watch Out Ripple, SWIFT Says Its Fastest Remittance is Down to 13 Secs

SWIFT says it conducted a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) announced a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia in a press release published on July 18. Per the release, the trial performed instant payments between 17 banks located in Australia, China, Canada, […]

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Canadian Town Says Yes to Accepting Bitcoin for Property Taxes

Canadian crypto solutions provider Coinberry has struck its second municipal partnership to provide bitcoin payments processing for property taxes. Canadian crypto solutions provider and trading platform operator Coinberry has struck its second municipal partnership to provide Bitcoin payments processing for property taxes.  A press release published on July 15 revealed that Coinberry has begun negotiations […]

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Canadian Securities Regulators Include DLT in 2019–2020 Business Plan

The Canadian Securities Administrators included strategies for DLT and blockchain-based securities regulations in their Business Plan 2019–2022. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are focusing on understanding and regulating distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its related components. The Canadian securities regulatory agency included a section on DLT and crypto assets in its Business Plan 2019–2022 that […]

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