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    29 November 2018

    Smart Blockchain Islamic Sukuk Abu Dhabi-headquartered Al Hilal Bank settled a $500 million Islamic bond on a blockchain. The bond will be sharia…

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    26 November 2018

    I recently published an article on the future of digital assets in CIO magazine--the full text is below. Bitcoin Bitcoin is now approaching its t…

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    9 November 2018

    John Dwyer has spent many years understanding the plumbing of the legacy financial system and the potential for the new blockchain-based financi…

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    2 November 2018

    Morgan Stanley published a 50-page report on the current state of digital assets this week. This is the latest in a slew of reports from MS since…

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    31 October 2018

    $8 billion Valuation The price of Bitcoin has plunged this year and some alt-coins have fallen off a cliff. However, that has not stopped Coinbas…

  • 131884117
    29 October 2018

    IBM/ Red Hat Acquisition IBM has announced that it will acquire Red Hat in a deal worth approximately $34 billion. This is further evidence of co…

  • 585468779
    25 October 2018

    Coinbase and Circle announced a joint venture to boost adoption of dollar-backed digital coins. The CENTRE Consortium will establish standards fo…

  • 564234792
    9 October 2018

    Yale has one of the largest university endowments in the US and has an extremely strong reputation. Yale University’s Investment Office invested…

  • 656829169
    7 August 2018

    Institutional Infrastructure Almost Fully in Place The market price of Bitcoin may be weak but the news flow on the digital assets sector is incr…

  • 404891264
    28 July 2018

    Data Sovereignty & Technology Regulation There has been significant attention given to GDPR and the regulation of technology companies in 2018 fo…

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    16 July 2018

    In an open source economy, it is not possible to compete with code alone. Consequently, Enterprise Tokens, which are part-corporation and part-c…

  • 126642490
    13 July 2018

    The SEC Green Light? The SEC is reviewing an application from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) to list a Bitcoin ETF. The proposed ETF…