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Maksim Balashevich, Santiment

Cryptocurrency boom to continue, says Santiment founder

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 14:46

Maksim Balashevich, founder of Santiment, a data service that collects and sells live crypto-markets data feeds to crypto traders, says his prediction back in January of a boom in cryptocurrency capitalisation that would outpace Bitcoin by a wide margin has come true. »

Loui Anastasopoulos, TMX Group

TMX Group launches first blockchain-based prototype

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 08:48

TMX Group has launched a new Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) prototype as part of its strategy to maximise efficiencies and solve day-to-day client challenges across its various business areas. »

Allianz Risk Transfer and Nephila pilot blockchain technology or catastrophe swaps and bonds

Thu, 16/06/2016 - 09:22

Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) and Nephila Capital (Nephila) they have successfully piloted the use of blockchain smart contract technology for transacting a natural catastrophe swap.  »

Landmark CFTC order definitively classifies bitcoin derivatives as regulated commodity

Mon, 21/09/2015 - 09:28

While CFTC Commissioners and staff have in the past asserted that the CFTC has jurisdiction over bitcoin derivatives in speeches and testimony, for the first time the Commission has issued a definitive finding that bitcoin derivative exchanges must register as a SEF or designated contract market.   »

James Smith

Crypto Facilities and Elliptic bring enterprise standards to bitcoin trading

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 09:18

Bitcoin analytics and security firm Elliptic and bitcoin derivatives exchange Crypto Facilities have launched a settlement and clearing mechanism that separates bitcoin custody from all other exchange functions. »

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Elliptic and Gem partner on new enhancement to Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallet

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 20:30

Elliptic, a full-service bitcoin custodian for the capital markets, has partnered with developer API provider Gem to enhance Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallets. »

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