Blockchain Supply Chain Platform Gains Metals Giant Glencore as Member

Glencore is the latest subscriber to the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network, a supply chain solution for the metals industry and other commodities providers. British-Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore will use an IBM-developed blockchain solution to track cobalt.  In a press release issued on Dec. 12, Glencore confirmed it had joined the Responsible Sourcing […]

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IBMR and Blockchain Firm Algorand Launch Microfinance Platform

The International Blockchain Monetary Reserve and blockchain firm Algorand are jointly launching a microfinance platform and a dedicated token. The International Blockchain Monetary Reserve (IBMR) and blockchain firm Algorand are jointly launching a microfinance platform and a dedicated token to promote financial inclusion in Southeast Asia. Per a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. […]

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Two Crypto Advocacy Groups Partner to Promote Digital Tokens Educational Efforts

The Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have partnered to facilitate industry advocacy and education efforts around tokenization. The Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have partnered to facilitate industry advocacy and education efforts around tokenization. According to a Dec. 11 press release, the two blockchain advocacy organizations […]

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Blockchain Makes Money Laundering Risks Greater, Says Swiss Regulator

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority warned that blockchain tech increases the risk of money laundering in the country. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) warned the country that Switzerland is particularly prone to money laundering risks for reasons including the use of blockchain technology. In its first-ever yearly risk monitor report — published […]

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Japanese Financial Giant SBI Holdings Considers Paying Dividends in XRP

SBI Holdings is considering the option of paying shareholder dividends in XRP, months after its subsidiary MorningStar began the practice. Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings is considering to pay shareholder dividends in the form of XRP tokens, following the same practice by its subsidiary MorningStar. After MorningStar started offering its shareholders dividends in XRP […]

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ECB Board Member: Global Stablecoins Pose Risks to a ‘Fragmented’ Europe

European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure has warned that global stablecoins remain untested and raise potential risks across multiple policy domains. European Central Bank (ECB) board member Benoit Coeure has warned that global stablecoins remain untested and raise potential risks across multiple policy domains.   Coeure, a member of the ECB’s Executive Board, made […]

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