Category: Banking

Crypto-Friendly Banking App Revolut Obtains EU Banking License

Crypto-friendly fintech startup Revolut has obtained a banking license in Lithuania, technology news outlet TechCrunch reported Dec. 12. As the…

Bitwala Begins Offering Bank Accounts With Bitcoin Wallet and Debit Card

Cryptocurrency banking provider Bitwala has started offering its banking service to cryptocurrency users in Germany, starting with 40,000 pre-registered customers.…

Nigerian Banking Regulator Warns Bitcoin’s Disintermediation Is a ‘Critical Concern’

The director and chief executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has expressed concerns about cryptocurrencies and disintermediation, English-language…

Payments Startup Bitwala Now Offers Crypto Banking in Germany

Germany-based crypto payments startup Bitwala is now offering bitcoin banking services in the country. Claiming to launch Europe’s “first” such…

Not Everyone Wants a Bitcoin ETF

While many traders eagerly await a potential bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), some of the cryptocurrency’s most passionate advocates are lukewarm…

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

State-owned Russian bank Sberbank has completed a repurchase agreement, or repo, using blockchain technology. The bank announced Thursday that, with participation…

4 Banks Complete €100K Commercial Paper Transaction on R3’s Corda

Four European banks – Commerzbank, ING, Natixis and Rabobank – have settled a live transaction for a short-term debt instrument…

Blockchain ‘Radically Simplifies’ KYC, Say UAE Trial Participants

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial free zone within the United Arab Emirates, says it has successfully completed…

New York Financial Regulators Approve Blockchain Payments System

The Department of Financial Services of New York (NYDFS) has authorized a blockchain-based digital platform offered by a local bank,…

Signature Bank Wins New York Approval for ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Payments

New York-based Signature Bank is launching a digital payments platform built on a blockchain architecture to streamline real-time payments. Announced…

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