Blockchain

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Lloyds forms trade digitalisation partnership with WaveBL

Lloyds has become the first UK bank to join the WaveBL electronic trade documentation platform, meaning its clients can transfer blockchain-based Bills of Lading across a network of members in 136 countries.

/markets

Citi tests tokenisation of private funds

Citi has joined forces with Wellington Management and WisdomTree to explore the tokenisation of private markets.

/crypto

UBS launches tokenized warrant on public blockchain

UBS has launched Hong Kong’s first investment-grade tokenized warrant on the Ethereum public blockchain network.

/regulation

Regtech docStribute raises £820k

Distributed Ledger Technology-based regtech docStribute has raised £820,000 from a gaggle of angels in a pre-Series A funding round.

/crime

Could CBDCs help prevent fraud?

Mandatory reimbursement for victims of authorised push payment (APP) scams came into full effect under the Payments System Regulator (PSR) at the end of last year.

/regulation

Future Fintech CEO Shanchun Huang charged with fraud by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Future Fintech CEO Shanchun Huang with fraud for failing to share his ownership and transactions of Future Fintech stock shortly before he was appointed as CEO.

/markets

Nomura backs new asset management tokenization platform Libre

Nomura’s Laser Digital and fintech hub the WebN group are set to launch Libre, a tokenization platform for the asset management industry.

/crypto

R3 joins Emirates NBD Digital Asset Lab

Distributed ledger technology firm R3 has joined PwC and Fireblocks as a council member of the Digital Asset Lab, a testing ground for new financial technologies and digital assets established by Emirates NBD.

/payments

First live sterling payments passed over Fnality Payment System

Fnality, the international consortium of global banks focused on building a blockchain-based payment system to support the adoption of tokenised assets and marketplaces, has conducted its first live transactions.

/crypto

Taurus tokenizes SME credit for private debt investors

Deutsche Bank-backed Taurus is to tokenize the SME credit portfolio of Zurich-based Teylor, providing investors access to SME credit opportunities.

/crypto

Eurosystem invites expressions of interest in wholesale DLT trials

The European Central Bank is inviting expressions of interest from financial market stakeholders in participating in trials of new technologies for wholesale central bank money settlement.

/people

Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative nurtures engagement in students

Ripple has partnered with leading universities across Europe for its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) program to catalyse academic research in blockchain development and encourage a new generation to engage in crypto innovation.

/sustainable

Nasdaq unveils tech to scale global carbon markets

Exchange operator Nasdaq has launched technology that securely digitises the issuance, settlement, and custody of carbon credits.

/crypto

MAS chief rubbishes private crypto in speech

Private cryptocurrencies have failed the basic test of digital money and are likely to be in decline in the near future

/wealth

UK funds given green light for tokenisation

Investment funds authorised in the UK may now be able to progress their tokenisation strategies following the publication of the first report from a government-backed industry working group.

/wholesale

ASX turns to Tata to replace Chess system

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is planning to turn to a third party to replace its ageing clearing and settlement system.

/crypto

BlackRock expands crypto strategy with Ethereum ETF application

In a filing through Nasdaq, the world’s largest asset manager revealed its plans to create an ETF that holds Ethereum’s ether token (ETH), bolstering its cryptocurrency strategy.

/crypto

Bitwise distances itself from fraud charges levelled at firm of same name

Bitwise Asset Management distanced itself from charges issued by the SEC and US Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday, which take aim at the former CEOs of defunct startup Bitwise Industries Inc.

/startups

Due raises $3.3m for blockchain-based cross-border payments

Blockchain-based international payments startup Due has raised $3.3 million in seed funding.

/wholesale

HSBC becomes first bank in the world to offer tokenised gold

HSBC has unveiled a platform that uses distributed ledger technology to tokenise the ownership of institutional clients’ physical gold held in the bank’s London vault.