Appetite for Blockchain Tech Builds Among Korean Banks, but Without Crypto

Banks and former officials in South Korea turn to blockchain for fintech improvement but still without incorporating cryptocurrency

Spanish Law Enforcement Arrests 35 Suspects for Bank Fraud, BTC Money Laundering

People accused of counterfeiting banking cards and laundering the proceeds through bitcoin have been arrested by Spanish law enforcement

FT: Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank’s Head of Public Affairs for Crypto Project

Standard Chartered Bank’s head of public affairs Ed Bowles has reportedly been hired by Facebook to work on its cryptocurrency project dubbed “Libra”

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

Facebook's hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from Standard Chartered.

Circle and Coinbase Open CENTRE Stablecoin Network to New Members

Circle and Coinbase are a launching a bold effort to make money as easy to move around the world as internet data and content.

Korea’s Biggest Bank Is Preparing to Custody Digital Assets

KB Kookmin, the largest bank in South Korea, is partnering with a blockchain startup to launch a digital asset custody offering.

Bank to Basics: USC Project Seeks to Disrupt Traditional Wholesale Banking

The USC project is set to have a big impact on wholesale banking: “We didn’t know if the characteristics were possible. The funding signals that it is possible”

Reserve Bank of India Denies Involvement in Draft Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

India is embroiled in rumors of a cryptocurrency ban that would have made cryptocurrency mining, trading, and ownership illegal.

3 Top Executives Depart Online Lending Fintech Startup SoFi

Three top executives have departed fintech startup, SoFi, known for its online crypto lending services

Crypto Exchange Bits Of Gold Wins Supreme Court Battle Over Bank Block

Cryptocurrency exchange Bits of Gold has won a notable legal victory over an Israeli bank in its bid to keep access to banking services.


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