In this broad-ranging interview with BAR, R3’s Antony Lewis discusses blockchain in finance, notably R3’s Corda.
BAR talks to Musheer Ahmed, general manager of FinTech Association of Hong Kong, on the city’s thriving fintech ecosystem and why it is the ideal launchpad for startups, especially those eyeing the China market.
Singaporean central banker said blockchain is maturing and proving to be quite useful in areas such as clearing and settlements and trade finance that rely on permissioned networks.
54% of the respondents to the survey by HK FinTech Association state that providing a clear legal and regulatory framework should be top challenge to be addressed in 2019
In a sign that crypto assets are going mainstream, Big Four accounting firm EY releases accounting and compliance technology facility aimed at crypto investors.
Indian supreme court asks the Indian government to issue crypto rules
Blockchain firm Diginex joins Mekong Club, with the support of British Embassy in Thailand, to pilot an Ethereum blockchain-based app to fight anti-slavery amongst migrant workers
Swiss government issues blockchain regulatory framework that would regulate the distributed ledger technologies under the existing securities laws
Bahrain issues new framework governing crypto assets; Japan FSA to call all cryptocurrencies “crypto assets,” Russia reiterates cryptocurrencies as property
Legal experts highlight the promises and challenges of designing compliant securities token offerings