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Mexico Announces Formation Of First Blockchain Association

Mexico Announces Formation Of First Blockchain Association

Mexico has formed its first Blockchain Association with an objective to educate its citizens about the applications of distributed ledger technology (DLT). In addition to spreading awareness about DLT, the members of the association intend to set up a regulatory framework for safe usage of the technology. Earlier, the government had conducted a public procurement process based on a blockchain network to test the possible applications of DLT in various sectors.

SEC

US SEC launches FinHub to better address DLT and Digital Assets

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched the agency’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub), to aid its Fintech related activities including Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Digital Assets, as published by officials on Oct. 18.

Hedera Hashgraph

Hedera Hashgraph Launches Public Mainnet Beta

Hedera Hashgraph, a DLT project that is popular for being a competitor of Blockchain has launched its mainnet beta. The mainnet beta is open to anyone from the general public unlike how it was previously, only accessible to developers who were building on the platform…

Blockchain in election voting

Use of Blockchain in Election Voting: Implementations

There are many who believe blockchain in election voting can and will provide a new method of voting. The new method will be more secure, easier and will allow for more people to perform their basic civic duty. Elections face attacks from many factors…

Switzerland-based Trading Platform to Implement Blockchain

Swiss Stock Exchange Shows Inclination Towards Blockchain-based Trading

SIX, Switzerland’s stock exchange platform, has announced its plans to launch SIX Digital Exchange, a blockchain-powered platform, which will focus on enhancing the speed of trading processes. Romeo Lacher, Chairman at SIX, has stated that the entity is currently working on legal and regulatory issues with FINMA, Switzerland’s financial markets regulator. Further adding, he stated that the company is also looking forward to starting security token offerings in the near future.

Europe Announces Resolution To Increase Blockchain Adoption in Trade

European Parliament Announces Resolution To Increase Blockchain Adoption in Trade

The European Parliament has announced a provisional resolution aimed at increasing the adoption of blockchain technology in trade and administration. Termed as ‘Blockchain: a forward-looking trade policy’, the resolution describes blockchain technology as a private and permissioned distributed ledger technology that has the potential to benefit various case studies and industries.