The e-commerce giant is looking for a digital currency and blockchain lead to leverage these technologies to better its payments system, leading to reports that it was considering digital currency payments.
Bank of England describes the new positions as geared towards “helping the team develop its priorities and exploratory work plan for CBDC.”
The Taiwan New Taipei District Prosecutors Office is reported to have carried out inspections at seven office locations in Taiwan of companies linked to Bitmain.
Google Cloud is looking to hire a blockchain business development manager to head up a new team based in China, in a move that underlines the company’s commitment to growth in the country.
The Malta Gaming Authority is looking for a “dynamic, passionate and highly influential strategic thinker” to lead its regulatory efforts.
The company is hiring a new payments head, with digital currencies, CBDCs and decentralized ledger technology among the areas of focus.
Kraken has opened the floor up to LinkedIn in its search for a new board member, although the job posting is suspiciously scant on details.
The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is looking for a new legal counsel to analyze and advise on matters relating to financial technology.
BIS job ad suggests the organization is preparing to accelerate work on researching and developing central bank digital currencies.
The job posting comes weeks after the bank appointed a new head of Digital Assets team and expressed interest in launching a stablecoin.
China has officially recognized blockchain-related jobs, including blockchain engineers and blockchain application operators.