The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, has signaled a new push in the United States to strengthen and broaden privacy regulations, similar to the trends seen in the European Union through the passage and implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The United Kingdom has long been a financial mecca. Ever since the Big Bang and the arrival of Thatcherism in the ‘80s, Britain has cultivated a finance-friendly environment revolving around the city of London, with deregulation inviting a wave of foreign investment and trading activity. However, while it has even been suggested that London will overtake San Francisco as the fintech unicorn capital of the world, the U.K. has been less welcoming of crypto than it has of traditional finance.
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has claimed that its digital currency “can now be said to be ready."
Blockchain technology continues to disrupt many major industries worldwide. By changing the way people interact and do business, Blockchain is leading us to a new “digital reality.”
Volvo Leverages Blockchain to Tackle Conflict and Child Labour in the Cobalt Supply Chain
STE Capital Limited, Malaysia’s home-grown agro-tech firm, has launched a blockchain platform to resolve the challenges faced in the Malaysia agriculture industry. This according to a press release published July 31, 2019, by Malaymail.
Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation in the Government of Malta Silvio Schembri announced that the nation’s business registry (MBR) will employ blockchain, local financial service firm Zeta reports on July 31.
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In stated that regulatory innovation regarding blockchain technology is now a question of survival.
DocuSign, an American company headquartered in San Francisco that helps organizations connect and automate agreements, has invested in the smart contract provider Clause to make contracts on their DocuSign Agreement Cloud “self-executing” and “self-aware”.
In a bid to ensure security and curb the activities of rogue actors, the Prime Minister of Mala, Joseph Muscat has announced that all rental contracts for property drafted in the country must be stored on a blockchain, according to a report by local news source MaltaToday on June 23, 2019.