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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I’m Not Satoshi — I Don’t Have That Much Money, Says Sci-Fi Author

Popular speculative fiction author Neal Stephenson says suggestions he could be Satoshi Nakamoto are “flattering” but unfounded. Popular speculative fiction author Neal Stephenson says suggestions he could be Satoshi Nakamoto are “flattering” but unfounded.  Cryptonomicon or bust Stephenson made his remarks during an interview on the Conversations with Tyler podcast on July 17 in response […]

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Tokenizing Commercial Real Estate and the Promise of Liquidity

The potential benefits of tokenization for the liquidity of commercial real estate. The commercial real estate sector is squarely in the sights of the blockchain industry. Advocates justifiably believe that the technology offers the ability to streamline everything from capital formation to transaction settlement at hitherto unseen levels of speed and efficiency. Additionally, through a […]

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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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