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How government and banking leaders view rules on new technologies

Q&A with CEOs of Digital Asset & R3: China, US aren’t in tech arms...

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After their panel on how blockchain technology is changing the world of finance and enterprise at Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019, Digital Asset cofounder and CEO Yuval Rooz and R3 CEO David Rutter answered follow-up questions.

Switzerland is a blockchain haven, but government lags behind, says Trust Square CEO

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Although Switzerland's Crypto Valley may seek to become a global blockchain hub, its government is too slow to adopt the technology even as Facebook's Libra incorporates in the country, according to Trust Square cofounder Daniel Gasteiger.
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Privacy doesn’t equal anonymity on blockchain, says Concordium CEO

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Identification on a protocol level could help blockchain become mainstream for blue-chip companies like MasterCard, Volvo and Geely if international regulations are met. Anonymity is "exactly what is hindering wider use of blockchain," said Concordium CEO Lone Fonss Schroder.
R3 founder David Rutter

Facebook’s Libra will push regulators to take a stance, says R3 chief David E....

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And that’s a good thing for legitimizing blockchain and paving the way to tokenize real assets across industries, the enterprise blockchain creator said at Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019.

Hong Kong Exchange chief says city is a springboard for tech, blockchain opportunities

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Despite prolonged social and political turmoil a slowing economy and record cash outflows, Hong Kong continues to serve as an important technology and financial hub, says Hong Kong Stock Exchange CEO Charles Li.

India vs. the people: The battle over cryptocurrency ownership continues

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Public support in India is strong for cryptocurrency ownership. But regulators' blanket ban may lead to a gray market, increasing the chances of fraud.

More traditional investors are eyeing cryptocurrency to diversify their portfolios

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Traders use commodity trading adviser funds to reduce risk of custody or money laundering, says Jan Brzezek, founder of Crypto Finance AG.

Gibraltar is pioneering creation of blockchain ecosystems, says FM

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"We want to keep at the forefront of the regulatory framework to make sure that what we’ve got is fit for purpose and works well for our stakeholders."

Forkast.Focus | HKFinTechWeek: SFC Aims to Regulate Digital Asset Trading Platforms

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Speaking from the main stage of Hong Kong FinTech Week, Securities Futures Commission (“SFC”) CEO Ashley Alder said the SFC will publish...

WATCH: Behind the Scenes Conversation with: Ashley Alder, CEO of Securities and Futures Commission

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Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission has announced that they will issue licensed for digital trading platforms in the city, a move...
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