The European Parliament reached a consensus on a DLT pilot for early 2023 and the ESMA has called for public input to see if it needs to change securities laws.
The World Economic Forum report looked at the integration of blockchain in derivatives, debt markets, asset management, securitized products and more.
New York Media, whose sites include New York Magazine and Slate, is collaborating with Po.et, a blockchain protocol for creative content management.
The National Transport Insurance (NTI) has begun a partnership with BeefLedger to create an end-to-end tracking of beef exports in the country.
Microsoft Azure will be collaborating with stock exchange company Nasdaq to provide clients with better payment mechanisms.
Nasdaq has been granted a new patent for a newswire service powered by the blockchain, leveraging the benefits of distributed ledger technology to release news in a securely, timely fashion.
Kenya may likely be moving towards tokenizing its economy to solve the alarming rate of corruption and unemployment in the country, following suggestions made by Bitange Ndemo, chairman of Kenya's Distributed Ledgers and Artificial Intelligence task force.
Tech giant IBM is seeking to patent a system that will utilize distributed ledger technology (DLT) to address security and privacy concerns following the increasing popularity and usage of drones—both commercially and for recreational purposes
The German capitals market has established a department for “DLT [distributed ledger technology], crypto assets and new market structures” in an attempt to harness the potential of blockchain technology.
USP applied for a patent in February for a blockchain and distributed ledged technology (DLT)-based system that will route packages, possibly using multiple carriers, across an international supply chain.
Despite the ongoing central bank ban on decentralized cryptocurrencies, the government of India is reportedly considering using the digital coins as a substitute for smart cards.