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Singaporean officials are ready to begin testing whether cross-border payments could be carried out using distributed ledger technology, following a successful pilot for carrying out interbank...
A flurry of anti-Bitcoin proposals in states across the U.S. is raising concerns that a backlash may be brewing against the fast-growing but at times controversial crypto-currency.
On March 9, 2017 the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it has concluded the "proof-of-concept project to conduct domestic inter-bank payments using distributed ledger technology...
On March 3, 2017 Governor Jerome H. Powell gave a speech on "Blockchain: The Future of Finance and Capital Markets?" at the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law in New Haven,...
A Federal Reserve governor has raised doubts about the rise of emerging technology such as distributed ledgers and virtual currencies, despite lauding the work of U.S. financiers on faster...
On March 1, 2017 Shri R. Gandhi, the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), gave a speech on fintech and virtual currency at the FinTech Conference 2017, organised by FICCI, IBA and...
The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has published an analytical framework for central banks and other authorities to review and...
On February 9, 2017, the Norwegian Ministry of Finance published information about Bitcoin’s exemption from value-added tax (VAT), which is based on a Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)...
Industry experts are predicting that virtual currencies are unlikely to usurp their fiat counterparts in day-to-day payments, as governments continue to pursue broader electronic payments reform.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has published a report providing an overview of distributed ledger technology (DLT), key applications in the securities sector and the...

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