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Chinese Central Bank Governor Defines STOs as ‘Illegal Financial Activity in China’

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s central bank, highlighted the illegality of Security Token Offerings (STOs) in the country, English-language local news outlet South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports Dec. 9.

10 DECEMBER 2018

Russian ICO That Impersonated Bank Hit With Cease-and-Desist

North Dakota’s securities watchdog has issued a cease-and-desist order against a Russia-based initial coin offering (ICO) that appeared to impersonate Liechtenstein-based Union Bank AG to promote “unregistered and potentially fraudulent securities.”

20 NOVEMBER 2018

Canadian Bank Opens Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms

A Canadian bank says its digital safety deposit box is ready for prime time.


Germany's Central Bank Claims Success in Blockchain Settlement Trial

Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany's central bank, and Deutsche Börse, owner of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, have completed a blockchain trial investigating the technology's potential in securities settlement.

26 OCTOBER 2018

Iran Central Bank Bans Domestic Banks from Cryptocurrency Dealings

Citing money laundering concerns, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has banned the country’s banks from offering services to crypto firms or dealing in cryptocurrencies.

23 APRIL 2018

TD Bank Considers Public Blockchain for Asset Tracking

One of Canada's largest banks may be considering the use of a public blockchain to digitally track assets.

2 APRIL 2018

Confirmed: Bitfinex Exchange Has Account On Dutch ING Bank

Dutch financial group ING (INGA.AS) has confirmed that Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchanges by daily trading volume, has a bank account with them in the Netherlands, Reuters reported Tuesday, Feb. 20.

22 FEBRUARY 2018

China's Banking Regulator Pushes Blockchain Adoption for Credit Market

Blockchain technology should be adopted as part of a plan to boost development of China's secondary loan market, according to a paper by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC).

23 JANUARY 2018

Portuguese Bank Santander Totta Backs Down, Allows Bitcoin-Related Transactions

Earlier this week, CCN reported that Portuguese branch of Spanish bank Santander, Banco Santander Totta, was blocking bitcoin-related transactions.

20 JANUARY 2018

Bank Blockchain Integration: A Challenge Overcome

John Whelan is blockchain lab director at Banco Santander, where he specializes in the application of blockchains, distributed ledgers and smart contracts within the financial industry.

4 JANUARY 2018

African Holding Company VP Urges Central Bank to Buy Bitcoin and Ditch Dollar

Concerned about the US dollar’s predicted drop in value, and many African countries relying on USD cash reserves, vice president of Groupe Nduom, a leading financial holding company, Papa-Wassa Chiefy Nduom, has taken to Linkedin and Twitter to make the case for less reliance on greenbacks and more investment in bitcoin.

4 JANUARY 2018

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