Month: October 2019

Recently, Canada’s central bank has been leading working groups with global partners exploring a blockchain future. Their crypto presence has soared with Ernst & Young’s announcement that it is using Toronto to test its public government expenditure blockchain. But what is the cryptocurrency landscape currently like in Canada?  The history of crypto in Canada may
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Still in its infancy, the cryptocurrency market currently only offers a fraction of the trading and investment products available in traditional financial markets. Over the past few years, however, the crypto space has continued to develop with products around Bitcoin (BTC) and other crypto assets, such as BitMEX futures and Deribit options.  Mainstream financial entities
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There is little doubt that blockchain and digital asset technologies will foster greater financial inclusion and economic growth—but to realize the full potential of this technology, clear regulatory frameworks are needed. So what are the current policy developments proposed in the United States and abroad?  At Ripple’s 2019 UBRI Connect, Michelle Bond, our Global Head
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