distributed ledger-technology

CDCROP: Union Jack, British Flag, England, UK (Rodrigo Santos/Unsplash)
Bank of England Deputy Governor Says Existing Financial Regulations Should Extend to Crypto
Jon Cunliffe says rules should be put in place before the digital-asset industry becomes large enough to threaten broader financial stability.
CDCROP: Union Jack, British Flag, England, UK (Rodrigo Santos/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Europe's markets regulator European Parliament (Guillaume Périgois/Unsplash)
Blockchain Securities Trading Doesn’t Need More Rule Changes, EU Agency Says
Incumbents and newcomers are lining up to take part in a distributed ledger pilot from March, ESMA said
CDCROP: Europe's markets regulator European Parliament (Guillaume Périgois/Unsplash)

Man looking at currency trading app on his smart phone from his home office
Bye-bye Brokers: EU Tries Stock Trading, the Web3 Way
A new European trial of blockchain-based securities trading is a “very good thing” for crypto fans, CoinDesk was told – but some worry it’s overcautious and rigid.
Man looking at currency trading app on his smart phone from his home office

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NY Fed: Stablecoins Are Not the Future of Payments
Researchers at the New York branch of the U.S. central bank think tokenized deposits are the better way to go.
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DTCC’s Distributed Ledger Settlement Platform Moves Into Development Phase
The platform will run alongside the massive securities trading clearinghouse’s legacy systems.
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Australian securities exchange ASX
ASX's Blockchain Upgrade Costing Members 'Millions,' Says Industry Body
“The investment required to operate in global markets is getting more and more intense,” said association CEO Judith Fox.
Australian securities exchange ASX

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World Economic Forum: Blockchain Could Disrupt $867T in Traditional Markets
The opportunity could be substantial for an already fast-growing crypto industry with a current market capitalization currently around $2.3 trillion.
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Archives and record keeping
Linux Foundation, Insurance Group Roll Out Platform to Cut Costs Using DLT
Besides cutting costs, the project aims to provide a standardized data repository for insurance analytics.
Archives and record keeping

ASX
ASX Under Pressure to Further Delay Rollout of DLT Settlement System
The blockchain-based clearing and settlement system from Australia's biggest stock exchange faces further delays if unhappy firms get their way.
ASX

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EU-Based Universities Say Blockchain Could Help Meet Paris Agreement Carbon Goals
A new paper from Microsoft and universities in Germany and Denmark sets out how blockchain technology could overcome issues with providing an international carbon credit market.
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