23 April 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

A regulatory guideline, adopted in December 2017 by anti-money laundering agency of Iran, has been published last week saying that financial institutions in the country are prohibited from dealing with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets.

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19 April 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held a private meeting in March this year with the prominent cryptocurrency market investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, according to the report published by the Wall Street Journal. The panel discussion touched the issues of exempting blockchain tokens from the monitoring activity of the regulator.

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12 April 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

Santander Bank, N. A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish Santander Group based in Boston, announced the introduction of its new foreign exchange platform powered by blockchain technology enabling participants to make same-day international money transfers.

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4 April 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Financial fraud and hacking | News

MonetaGo, a New York-based startup founded in 2014, plans to create the first blockchain network in India designed for combating fraud in the trade finance industry. The project will be jointly implemented with three Indian factoring platforms, such as RXIL, A.TReDS and M1xhange, as reported in the official statement published this week.

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29 March 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

Acudeen, a Phillipines-based online platform providing invoice discounting solutions to small and medium enterprises, announced its plans to launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) as early as April 9. Acudeen’s move comes in line with its ambitious goal to shift its current financial services infrastructure to blockchain environment.

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