Grocery Involved in Nearly Half of all DLT Supply Chain Projects

The groceries sector benefits the most from distributed ledger technologies, new study finds. The grocery sector is responsible for nearly half of all Distributed Ledger Technology-based (DLT) supply chain projects. UCL: grocery most active in DLT tracking Research conducted by the University College London centre for blockchain and retail blockchain consortium and published on Aug. […]

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South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Developing a Blockchain Stock Lending System

South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, is developing a distributed ledger technology-enabled stock lending platform. South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, is developing a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)-enabled stock lending platform, local media Econonews reports on Aug. 1. Blockchain-based stock lending Per the report, Shinhan Financial Investment signed an agreement with financial services company Directional […]

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Gibraltar Grants First Crypto Derivatives License to Local Exchange

Gibraltar-based crypto derivatives exchange Quedex was granted a DLT license from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. Gibraltar-based crypto derivatives exchange Quedex has secured a license from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). Quedex claims to be the world’s first regulated crypto futures and options exchange Quedex was granted a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Providers licence […]

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Bank of America’s Blockchain Foray: Patent Trolling or Hedging Risks?

While the nation’s second-largest bank is remarkably active in registering novel blockchain-powered solutions, critics fear that this might be not in the industry’s long-term interest. Earlier this week, Bank of America (BofA), one the United States’ largest financial institutions, made a massive splash in the crypto sphere as the details of its recently registered patent, entitled […]

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