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The French National Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) has announced the integration of IBM‘s distributed ledger technology (DLT) solution into its operations in a bid to streamline the management of commercial and corporate registry, according to a press release published March 16, 2019. French Courts Join the Blockchain Movement:Read More →


Today, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn released its top five emerging careers, where it listed  “Blockchain Developer” as its biggest growing job sector for 2018. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report, job listings for engineers who can develop distributed ledgers with P2P technology have grown 33 times this year. In the secondRead More →


Seven countries, including France as well as Malta, put their weight behind the “Southern European Countries Ministerial Declaration on Distributed Ledger Technologies.” Italy, Malta, Cyprus, France, Greece, Portugal, and Spain, dubbed the “Mediterranean seven,” have signed a formal agreement and lobbied the European Union to promote distributed ledger technology (DLT). The newRead More →


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is launching a new division with the goal of making it simpler for fintech startups – including those launching initial coin offerings – to navigate the legal implications of their products. Announced Thursday, the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) will actRead More →