Monday, June 26, 2017

D+H Releases White Paper for Blockchain Banking & Payments

Toronto technology solution provider DH Corporation (D+H) today released a white paper highlighting five aspects that the banking industry must get right with blockchain technology to transform the payments landscape. D+H reveals that it is encouraged by the potential...

Blockchain Inspector Founder Discusses Blockchain Fraud Detection Tool

Blockchain Inspector, based in the French commune of Angoulême, is an early stage startup aiming to use blockchain to combat fraud. In March, they signed a deal with their first customer, a London Bitcoin exchange,...

EY on Blockchain : What Happens When Value Moves Like Data?

Chain-Finance had a chance to discuss EY's distributed ledger strategy with Angus Champion de Crespigny. Angus is a Senior Manager in EY’s Financial Services Office where he leads the firm’s distributed infrastructure strategy for...

Hong Kong Gov Plans Blockchain Tech Incubation for Financial Services with Tech Funds

In his ninth budget speech last week, Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang highlighted the Hong Kong government's plan to foster the utilization of blockchain technology in the city's financial services industry and incubate...

R3 Successfully Tests 11 Major Global Banks on Ethereum P2P Distributed Ledger

Banking blockchain technology company, R3 CEV, revealed yesterday the completion of a distributed ledger experiment involving eleven of the largest global financial institutions. R3 and eleven of the 42 banks that joined its consortium, Barclays,...

Eris Plays Major Role in R3’s Latest Blockchain Test with 40 Global Banks

Eris Industries, a blockchain distributed applications developer, played a major role in R3's experiment with forty banking giants. The Eris Platform and tools were tested by all 40 banks on different blockchains, including a fully-permissionable ErisDB (eris:db)...

Chain, Mitsubishi UFJ Start Blockchain Proof of Concept for Promissory Notes

Chain, a blockchain technology provider for financial institutions, announced that it has partnered with Japanese financial services giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) to develop blockchain solutions Chain and MUFG have started their partnership by collaborating...

Major US Law Firm Highlights Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services

White & Case, the ninth-largest law firm in the United States as of 2015, highlights the advent of blockchain technology in financial services in a recent report. Two lawyers in the firm, Kevin Petrasic and...

D+H Integrates Multi-Chain, Private Blockchain for Banking Customers

D+H, a Toronto-based financial technology provider that earned $800 million in 2014, announced this week that it has integrated distributed ledger technology into its global payments services hub. The blockchain solution was built as an extension of...

Research Identifies Challenges for Blockchain Clearing and Settlement

TABB Group, a London-based financial markets research firm, has completed a report that highlights challenges for transforming market settlement to blockchain-based systems. TABB research concurs there are major technological incentives for moving markets to the blockchain, namely decentralizing...