Argentina
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Argentinian Bank Now Using Bitcoin For Cross-Border Transactions

Brian Evans - May 23, 2018

Banco Masventas of Argentina has partnered with a blockchain-based financial services firm to use Bitcoin as an alternative to SWIFT for cross-border payments

Adoption
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Bank of England Issues Working Paper on Central Bank Digital Currencies

Brian Evans - May 22, 2018

The Bank of England has issued a working paper on central bank digital currencies and their possible influence on the banking sector and the economy

Banks
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Germany’s BaFin Visits National Bank of Georgia to Discuss Crypto Regulations

Brian Evans - May 21, 2018

German financial supervisor BaFin visited Georgian financial authorities to share experience of crypto regulation

Banks
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UK: Fiat Exchange LMAX Launches Crypto Trading to ‘Further Legitimize Market’

Brian Evans - May 21, 2018

FCA-regulated, fiat trading platform LMAX launches crypto exchange targeting institutional investors

Banks
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Fundstrat’s Lee Admits Poor Prediction of Bitcoin Rally, Still Expects $25k Price by Year End

Brian Evans - May 20, 2018

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee admits that his Consensus BTC rally prediction ‘did not happen,’ but still expects Bitcoin to reach $25k by year end

Banks
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WSJ: Coinbase Spoke to U.S. Regulators About Acquiring Federal Banking License

Brian Evans - May 19, 2018

WSJ report says Coinbase spoke to U.S. regulators about getting a banking license

Adoption
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Norway Central Bank Considers Developing Digital Currency

Brian Evans - May 19, 2018

Norway’s central bank, Norges Bank, considers introducing its own digital currency, prompted by a decline in cash usage

Banks
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Iran and Russia Discuss Transacting in Crypto to Avoid International Sanctions

Brian Evans - May 19, 2018

Iran and Russia discussed the use of crypto with the aim of avoiding international sanctions, also noting that crypto could replace the SWIFT interbank system

Banks
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India: Seven Major Banks Begin Testing Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

Brian Evans - May 18, 2018

7 major banks have formed India Trade Connect to test IT multinational InfoSys’ blockchain platform

Banks
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JPMorgan Creates and Fills New Position of Head of Crypto Assets Strategy

Brian Evans - May 18, 2018

JPMorgan has created a new position, head of crypto assets strategy, which will identify and lead new crypto projects at the bank