Germany is looking to pave the way for securities trading on the blockchain, as the German word for securities is wertpapieren (papers of worth), which may soon be as outdated as nocturnal traders saying they are burning the midnight oil. It has been reported that Merkel’s cabinet had passed a new law that will end the requirement to have a paper certificate for the sale of a security, overtly looking to advance blockchain trading within the country. Olaf Scholtz, the Finance
A report published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union stated that Ocean Protocol, a Singaporean non-profit foundation, was hired to create a decentralized network for Germany’s Bundesbank. It has been reported that the central bank said that the Ocean protocol, which is a project of relatively limited renown, was chosen mostly because they were the only possible contractor for the job, citing a “lack of comparable competitors.” However, Bundesbank
A subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, one of Germany’s leading companies called T-Systems has become a Chainlink (LINK) node operator. Deutsche Telekom employs over 200,000 people and has a market capitalization of $80 billion. We’re thrilled to welcome @DeutscheTelekom’s @TSystems_MMS IT Services group to Chainlink. @Tsystemscom’s world-class infrastructure team secures a large amount of enterprise value today & is now on mainnet helping secure Chainlink’s oracle network.
London-based ETC Group will list a Bitcoin ETP on Germany’s Xetra digital stock exchange by later this month. Traders in the following countries will also be able to deal in shares of the new product: United Kingdom Italy Austria On June 9 ETC Group announced that Bitcoin Exchange Traded Crypto, or BTCE, an exchange-traded product, will launch on Deutsche Börse Xetra after it receives approval from the German financial regulators. The ETC team today announced that the first p
Turkish işbank and German Commerzbank has completed the first blockchain-based trade finance transaction between the two countries. On Jun. 5, Cointelegraph Turkey reported that İşbank is the first Turkish bank to join R3’s Corda platform earlier this year and now became the first bank in Turkey to use blockchain technology on trade finance transactions. In cooperation with Commerzbank, @isbankasi is the first bank in Turkey to use #blockchain technology on trade finance tran
Ontology recently partnered with German digital identity and cloud wallet provider, Spherity on advancing development on digital identity solutions for products and enterprises. Spherity’s Cloud-Edge wallet will integrate with Ontology’s (ONT) blockchain. Ontology will use Spheriy’s Decentralized Digital Identity solutions through the partnership. "オントロジーがSpherityと提携し、デジタルIDソリューションを推進" 日本語記事を更新☝
FinTech arm of Germany’s WEG Bank, Ten31 has partnered with Singaporean technology incubator, Anquan Capital. On May 15, a press release announced that the partnership will involve exploring blockchain applications within the context of banking and financial services. TEN31 Newstime
We are very excited to announce today that Anqual Capital has become a partner and shareholder in TEN31 Bank.
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Users of German neobank Bitwala can now purchase, hold and earn interest on Bitcoin (BTC) in their bank accounts due to new partnership with cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius Network. Defiprime.com reveals that Bitwala is the first fiat bank to offer interest for holding Bitcoin in their account, with three other DeFi DApps offering similar products. Dear Celsians, meet @Bitwala – the latest Partnership of @CelsiusNetwork ‼️ – introducing their
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Open source blockchain platform Waves established a non-profit organization called Waves Association in Frankfurt, Germany to provide effective governance for its own ecosystem, Web3. On Feb. 3 a press release stated that it will foster the development of DLTs, including public and private blockchain protocols. We are pleased to introduce the Waves Association – a non-profit organization that will be in charge of #Waves Ecosystem development and will conduct all decision-maki
SBI Holdings, a financial services giant of Japan, has partnered with Boerse Stuttgart Group, the second-largest stock exchange of Germany, to promote the adoption of digital assets. WOOHOOOOOOOO! This will kickstart everybody out of this „cryptowinter“ for good! This is sooo biiiiiiiig:
SBI partners with Boerse Stuttgart to promote adoption…
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Lael Brainard, a member of the United States Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, appears to believe that one in four people who use Bitcoin (BTC) are criminals. https://t.co/lemQ4Yq1XQ
— BAAC (@BAAGlobal)
December 19, 2019 In Frankfurt, Germany, Brainard highlighted the perceived risks, which still posed by cryptocurrencies. However, she was speaking as part of a panel honoring Benoît Coeuré, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB). According to
There are some major regulatory developments in the crypto space, which have developed this week. Not only Germany, who has passed a bill that allows banks to sell and store cryptocurrencies, but South Korea and Thailand are also amending their laws to better regulate the crypto industry. #currency #cryptocurrency Regulatory Roundup: Germany to Let Banks Sell and Store Crypto, Laws Changing in Asia: Some major regulatory developments in the crypto space have transpired this w
Northern Bitcoin, a bitcoin mining firm of Germany has entered a merger agreement with US-based mining firm Whinstone to jointly build the world’s largest mining farm. On Nov. 18 a press release was published by Northern Bitcoin stating that Whinstone is already building the aforementioned facility expected to have a capacity of one gigawatt on an area of over 100 acres in Texas. It will allegedly be the largest data center in North America. Construction Plan For The Mining F
The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a cease and desist order to the Karatbit Foundation to immediately stop and wind up the unauthorized business in Germany. On November 11, according to an announcement, BaFin alleges that Karatbit Foundation is issuing the KaratGoldCoin (KBC) without the necessary license. However, Karatbit describes itself as a provider of a blockchain-based payment system that enables users to conduct transactions with gol
Iconic, a German startup is attempting to list a Bitcoin (BTC) derivative product on the Frankfurt and Luxembourg stock exchanges. On October 29, according to Handelsblatt, a German Business News Daily, Iconic has filed a prospectus for regulated trading of a Bitcoin exchange-traded note (ETN), which could become available as soon as the beginning of December 2019. However, Iconic said that it will issue an ETN that will offer investors exposure to the seminal cryptocurrency