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Vermont State Agencies Launch Blockchain Pilot Program for Captive Insurance Industry

Two agencies in the state government of Vermont in the United States have jointly launched a blockchain pilot program for captive insurance, according to an official announcement published on Jan. 11.The Secretary of State Jim Condos and Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak have signed an agreement to join

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US State of Wyoming Passes Two New Blockchain, Crypto-Related Bills

The state legislature of the American state of Wyoming has reportedly passed two new house bills that aim to foster a regulatory environment conducive to cryptocurrency and blockchain innovation. The developments were reported by the president of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, Caitlin Long, in two tweets posted Jan. 10 and

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France’s Yellow Vests Plan Bank Run to ‘Scare State Without Violence’

French grassroots political movement the Gilets Jaunes — Yellow Vests — is planning a bank run similar to Bitcoin’s (BTC) Proof of Keys, sources revealed on social media Jan. 7.Dubbed the “Collectors’ Referendum,” the latest demonstration by the movement calls on supporters to withdraw all their savings and other deposited

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German State Bank KfW Tests Blockchain App for Public Finance Management in Burkina Faso

Germany’s major state-owned bank KfW and Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Finance will test a blockchain application for use in public financial management, according to a statement posted Monday, Dec. 17.KfQ, ranked in 2017 as the country’s third largest bank by total assets, had also previously signed an agreement with the

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Four Vermont State Agencies Establish Blockchain Working Group

Four agencies of the state government of Vermont in the United States have jointly formed a working group to study blockchain technology, according to an announcement published Dec. 10.The working group will comprise the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), the Secretary of State, and the Agency

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State Farm Tests Blockchain Solution to Speed Up Auto Insurance Claims

U.S.-based insurance company State Farm is testing a blockchain-based solution to speed up the subrogation process for auto claims, according to an announcement published Dec. 10.State Farm is a large group of insurance and financial services firms that provides auto insurance in the U.S. The organization was ranked 38th on

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