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Québécois Regulator Calls for Investors in Non-Compliant Blockchain Firm to Come Forward

Québec’s financial markets regulator has asked investors in the firm Laboratoire Blockchain to come forward, now that the firm and associated individuals face a sweep of injunctive orders over their alleged violations of securities laws. The appeal was made in an official statement published on March 18.The AMF (l'Autorité

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Binance-Backed OTC Firm Releases Anti-Money Laundering Compliance-as-a-Service Product

Binance-backed over-the-counter (OTC) desk Koi Trading has partnered with IdentityMind, a platform for online risk management, to develop an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance-as-a-service product. The development was announced in a press release published on March 12.The parties have reportedly released an AML compliance-as-a-service product dubbed “Koi Compliance,” supporting digital

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Major UK Energy Company Acquires Stake in Blockchain Firm Electron

Major United Kingdom energy company OVO has invested in blockchain firm Electron through its recently launched technology division, Kaluza. The development was announced in an OVO blog post published on March 12.Kaluza —  an intelligent grid technology company that provides software and hardware products to the energy sector —

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North American Seafood Firm to Use Blockchain Tech in Supply Chain

North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood firm Bumble Bee Foods has launched a blockchain platform for seafood traceability. The project was created in collaboration with German tech company SAP specializing in enterprise software, according to a press release on March 8.Based on SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service, the new

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Smart Contract Firm Quantstamp Reveals Investment From Financial Giant Nomura

United States smart contract security company Quantstamp has announced its expansion to Japan following an investment from local financial giant Nomura Holdings. The news was revealed in a press release from Quantstamp published on March 6.According to the announcement, the U.S. firm has received a “significant investment” from Nomura,

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All Growth: Data Firm Predicts Blockchain Spending to Hit $12.4 Billion in 2022

All Growth: Data Firm Predicts Blockchain Spending to Hit $12.4 Billion in 2022 March 7, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Market intelligence and advisory services provider International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts worldwide spending on blockchain will reach $12.4 billion USD in 2022, with an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 76 percent

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