How Blockchain Could Change the Real Estate Investment Landscape

The expansion of DLT use in the real estate sector — in title verification, valuation, diligence, insurance payment and settlement, smart contacts, construction monitoring and material verification. David Hodge is the director of European operations for AEI Consultants, an employee-owned international consulting firm that provides comprehensive services to commercial lenders, property owners, managers, tenants, and […]

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Euroclear, EIB, Santander and EY to Pursue Blockchain Pilot for ECP Settlement

One of the world’s largest securities depositories says it will push forward with building the pilot blockchain-based platform. Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, says it will push forward with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for the issuance and settlement of European commercial paper (ECP). The news was reported by EuroClear on June […]

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Spanish Law Enforcement Arrests 35 Suspects for Bank Fraud, BTC Money Laundering

Spanish law enforcement arrested 35 people for allegedly counterfeiting banking cards and laundering the proceeds through bitcoin. Spanish law enforcement arrested 35 people for allegedly counterfeiting banking cards and laundering the proceeds through bitcoin (BTC), local media La Verdad reports on June 14. Per the report, the organization obtained over €600,000 ($674,000) and laundered over […]

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Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has expanded its card service to six European countries. United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has launched its Visa debit card in six European countries, CNBC reports on June 11. As of today, cardholders in Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands will be able to use […]

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Canada: Vancouver Mayor Suggests Ban on Bitcoin ATMs

The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin automated teller machines due to money laundering issues. The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machines (ATMs) due to money laundering issues, the Next Web reported on June 5. The mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart, has reportedly suggested a complete ban […]

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