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BNP Paribas champions innovation in credit distribution with CobaltFX’s Dynamic Credit

BNP Paribas, an early adopter of CobaltFX's Dynamic Credit, further expands its engagement with CobaltFX, part of United Fintech, to address regulatory and industry concerns, setting a new standard for precision and effectiveness in market operations.

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Clearstream, DekaBank And DZ Bank issue ttokenized bonds on DLT at ECB trials

Clearstream, DekaBank and DZ Bank have jointly issued two tokenised €5-million bonds using distributed-ledger technology (DLT). The issuances took place in the context of the ECB trials aimed at exploring the potential of DLT for settling wholesale transactions in central bank money.

/predictions

Trade finance to play major role in $30 trillion tokenised assets market

Demand for tokenised real-world assets could reach $30.1 trillion by 2034, with trade finance assets making up a significant part of the market, predicts a paper from Standard Chartered and Synpulse.

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BME joins ECB trials for DLT in central bank money settlement

BME, through Iberclear, has been admitted to the Eurosystem's exploratory work as a DLT market operator to conduct experiments on new technologies applicable to the settlement of wholesale operations in central bank money.

/markets

ECB picks Boerse Stuttgart to participate in EU-wide blockchain tests

Boerse Stuttgart Group is the only exchange operator in Europe to have successfully applied for the second wave of the European Central Bank's (ECB) EU-wide tests, in which the settlement of blockchain-based financial transactions against central bank money is being explored.

/crypto

Conduit raises $35m

We’re excited to share that Conduit has raised a $37M Series A led by Paradigm and Haun Ventures.

/payments

Bank of England and BIS to test synchronised settlement in FX

The Eurosystem and London Centres of the BIS Innovation Hub, together with the Bank of England, have launched Project Meridian FX, to build on the findings of Project Meridian by focusing on foreign exchange (FX) transactions.

/crypto

Brickken selected to participate in European blockchain regulatory sandbox

Brickken, a Barcelona-based startup pioneering in the tokenization of real-world assets, announced today its selection to participate in the European Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Regulatory Sandbox.

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Ripple brings Ethereum Virtual Machine compatibility to XRP Ledger

We collectively believe that the future of blockchain is multi-chain, and are excited to share an update on one of the top requests from the developer community: bringing Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatibility to XRP Ledger (XRPL).

/regulation

Lord Christopher Holmes of Richmond MBE on what the AI Regulation Bill Means for Fintech

At IFGS 2024, Lord Christopher Holmes provides his view on announcements such the Open Finance Task Force, which were revealed by Bim Afolami MP. Lord Holmes also dives deep into the AI Regulation Bill and how the industry can better align technology for financial inclusion and to benefit vulnerable customers.

/startups

Mastercard for Fintechs programme launches to back European startups

Mastercard has today announced the launch of ‘Mastercard For Fintechs’, the company’s new program designed to support fintechs across Western Europe, equipping them with the tools and expertise to drive ongoing growth and propel them to the next level.

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Visa looks to generative AI to enhance tokenisation

At Money 20/20 Europe, Mehret Habteab, senior VP of product and solutions at Visa Europe, announced the company generated $40 billion in incremental e-commerce revenue globally, after issuing over 10 billion tokens since their launch in 2014.

/regulation

Next UK government should make Big Tech pay to fight scams - UK Finance

The next UK government should introduce a bill that forces technology, social media and telecoms firms to contribute £40 million a year to fight fraud and scams, says UK Finance.

/crypto

Mastercard pilots Crypto Credential network

Mastercard has begun piloting its Crypto Credential network, enabling cross-border peer-to-peer digital asset transactions between Latin America and Europe.

/security

CBA pilots NameCheck technology on JPMorgan's Liink blockchain

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is to help validate bank account details used in international payments to Australia by integrating its NameCheck technology with JPMorgan's blockchain network Liink.

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PayPal stablecoin comes to Solana blockchain

PayPal's PYUSD is now available on the Solana blockchain in a move that the company says will make its stablecoin faster and cheaper to use.

/payments

Paystand appoints Allison Grieb chief sales officer

Paystand, the global leader in blockchain-enabled B2B payments, today announces the appointment of Allison Grieb as chief sales officer. Grieb brings her years of sales roles at high-growth tech companies to the new position.

/crypto

Archax integrates Fireblocks To expand digital asset custody service

Archax, the first FCA-regulated digital asset exchange, broker and custodian, today announced it has expanded its custody service by integrating Fireblocks, an enterprise platform for building blockchain applications and managing digital asset operations, and is using the Fireblocks Network, an enterprise-grade digital asset transfer platform for rapid digital asset transactions and dynamic payment workflows.

/markets

Pursuit of faster settlement times via DLT will hit market quality

Adopting distributed ledger technology in the pursuit of faster settlement times could hit liquidity and increase transaction costs, warns research from the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

/startups

Mastercard picks new batch of crypto and blockchain Start Path firms

Mastercard has welcomed five new firms to its Start Path startup programme specifically for firms in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space.