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Central Banks Are Getting a Prototype of CBDC
Oct 21, 2020 at 13:40
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Central Banks Are Getting a Prototype of CBDC
A new token based on the Public Corda network might become a prototype of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) as it was designed and launched within the G20 sanctioned FATF standards.
Coronavirus Speeding Up CBDC: G20 Designing a Framework
Oct 16, 2020 at 13:49
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Coronavirus Speeding Up CBDC: G20 Designing a Framework
The forced digitizations of nearly all industries worldwide makes traditional players adjust and set standards for innovative solutions. Thus, the G20’s Financial Stability Board (FSB) is set for developing a framework for adopting CBDC.
Safe, Simple and Secure: Cryptocurrency Could Disrupt Cross-Border Transactions
Jul 10, 2020 at 13:09
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Safe, Simple and Secure: Cryptocurrency Could Disrupt Cross-Border Transactions
The traditional method of moving money abroad has always been associated with high transfer and money conversion rates, unnecessary delays, annoying paperwork and bureaucracy, but the rise of cryptocurrency as a competing instrument seems to provide many easy alternatives.
A Denial to Withdraw Bitcoins from LocalBitcoins Hinders Cross-Border Businesses
Feb 14, 2020 at 11:28
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A Denial to Withdraw Bitcoins from LocalBitcoins Hinders Cross-Border Businesses
Users of localbitcoins.com, a popular cryptocurrency exchange platform, in over 15 countries from different continents are crying helplessly after being denied access to withdraw their Bitcoins from their personal accounts. This event came as a result of a surprise blackmail from the EU Commission.
Cryptocurrency Business is Thriving in Smaller Countries
Aug 01, 2019 at 12:07
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Cryptocurrency Business is Thriving in Smaller Countries
Several developed countries, like the United States, China, Russia and others, see Bitcoin and other digital currencies as speculative tools. They think investors will only become rich or benefit if they invest and wait for probably like five, ten, fifteen or even twenty years along the line. Nevertheless, some countries look at cryptocurrencies as a new, fast, secure and easy means of payment, especially when carrying out cross-border payments. In this technological era, smaller countries globally have continued to embrace the use of blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Central Bank Experiment: Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments
May 04, 2019 at 12:44
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Central Bank Experiment: Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in collaboration with the Central Bank of Canada (BoC), experimented with making cross-border (international) financial payments using blockchain technology and CBDC, a digital fiat money created under the government’s regulation. This initiative will help increase payment efficiencies.
IBM Creates Cross-Border Payment Blockchain & Crypto Network
Mar 20, 2019 at 15:29
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IBM Creates Cross-Border Payment Blockchain & Crypto Network
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. wants financial institutions to join the revolutionary technology known as blockchain. IBM has made the process of transacting funds across borders very easy. It has developed a real-time, global payments network for regulated banks and other financial institutions to enable international transactions and foreign exchange in over 70 crypto-friendly countries.
Blockchain is the Key Technology in the Transformation of Financial Sector
Mar 11, 2019 at 16:21
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Blockchain is the Key Technology in the Transformation of Financial Sector
Blockchain can be applied to many aspects of financial field, including cross-border payments, customer identities management, payments security, and different types of transactions. Italy has already started to implement some of new technologies that help to reduce expensive legal procedures.  
Coinbase Adds International Wire Transfers for High-Volume Users in Europe & Asia
Jan 23, 2019 at 15:10
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Coinbase Adds International Wire Transfers for High-Volume Users in Europe & Asia
High-volume Coinbase Pro and Prime Clients in Asia and Europe can now easily fund their accounts through cross-border SWIFT wire transfers from non-U.S. financial institution accounts, according to an official post published on The Coinbase Blog on Tuesday.
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