Commerzbank, Deutsche Börse and MEAG reach further step in post-trade services using DLT

Settlement via securities and cash tokens and further use as collateral at Eurex Clearing’s Central Counterparty – within a binding legal framework Joint use cases confirm a potential founding stone for multiple comprehensive distributed ledger services Commerzbank, Deutsche Börse and MEAG, the Asset Manager of Munich Re and ERGO, have reached a further step in […]

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ING Bank Devises Privacy Fix for R3’s Corda Blockchain

ING, the Netherlands megabank blazing a trail with extra privacy measures for enterprise blockchains, has come up with such a solution for the Corda distributed ledger system built by R3.  Announced Tuesday at the annual developer conference CordaCon, ING has helped solve a security/privacy trade-off that currently bedevils Corda users. The bank’s blockchain team did […]

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Digital Securities Exchange Taps R3’s Blockchain for Post-Trade Activities

Digital securities startup Archax has inked a deal to use blockchain firm R3’s Corda Enterprise solution for handling post-trade activities on its exchange. Revealed Friday, Corda Enterprise was chosen for mopping up trades using distributed ledger technology to “reduce friction in the post-trade process.” Post-trade activities normally include the changing of ownership records, transfer of securities and […]

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Mastercard, R3 to Develop a Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Platform

Payments giant Mastercard is to develop a blockchain-powered cross-border payments platform in partnership with enterprise-focused blockchain firm R3. In an announcement on Wednesday, Mastercard said the two firms have inked a deal to “develop and pilot” the payments solution. It will initially be aimed at connecting faster payments schemes and banks backed by Mastercard’s clearing and […]

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