January 11, 2021

HSBC Blocks Transactions From Crypto Exchanges

HSBC has blocked transactions to or from crypto exchanges as it takes a heavy-handed approach to Bitcoin and its brethren, according to a recent report in […]
January 9, 2021

Major South Korean Bank Is Offering Crypto Custody

The bank confirmed its investment in KDAC, a joint venture custody firm established by the local crypto exchange, Korbit, the blockchain company Blocko and the crypto […]
January 6, 2021

Vietnamese bank issues its first letters of credit on the blockchain

According to a report by local media outlet Việt Nam News on Jan. 6, the issuance, document presentation and successful payment of L/C on the blockchain […]
January 6, 2021

States sue the OCC and Brian Brooks for overriding their controls on predatory lending

Per a Jan. 5 filing, New York’s attorney general is leading the charge against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and current Acting Comptroller […]
January 6, 2021

Italian Banking Association will launch experimental digital euro project

According to the announcement, the collaboration is working with its research and development arm, ABI Lab, and commercial banks in the country to expand an experimental […]
January 5, 2021

US federal regulator says US banks can use public blockchains and stablecoins

According to Coindesk, the federal banking regulator published an interpretive letter addressing whether national banks and federal savings associations could participate in independent node verification networks […]
December 30, 2020

Indian crypto bank opens physical location, eyes 100 branches by 2022

According to a Cashaa blog post on Dec. 28, the physical crypto bank branch in Jaipur is part of an initial roll-out in 14 locations across […]
December 29, 2020

Singapore-based Lending Platform Vauld Raises $2M to Grow Into a Full Crypto Bank

Other investors include Coinbase Ventures, LuneX Ventures and individual investors including Robert Leshner of Compound Finance, according to Coindesk. This is part of a larger story […]
December 22, 2020

Puerto Rico-Based Digital Bank to Offer Regulated Crypto Custody in the US

According to Coindesk, FV Bank announced Monday it has received permission from the Puerto Rico Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions (OCIF) to provide custody […]