ISO Appoints Australia to Take Global Lead on Blockchain Standards

Australia will take the driver’s seat in setting a uniform approach for the development of blockchain standards globally. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), widely regarded as the primary global standards authority has approved an earlier proposal [PDF] put forth by Standards Australia – the country’s national standards authority – that sought to develop uniform […]

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PBOC Vice Governor Says Central Banks Should Lead on Digital Currencies

Fan Yifei, vice-governor of the People’s Bank of China believes the best way to make the most of digital currencies is to supervise them and to create their own digital currency. Writing in the Bloomberg View column, Fan states that in order for the PBOC to tackle the challenge of supervising digital currencies it needs […]

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Britain’s Lead as Fintech Sector Hub Still Shaky Post-Brexit

Since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in June, there have been several discussions surrounding London losing its spot as a leading global fintech hub. The topic became particularly interesting after Paris Europlace, which promotes French finance plans, chose to travel to London to entice financial firms and professionals. The French government agency, Business […]

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