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TD Survey: Finance Professionals Split on Potential Economic Recession

Half of financial professionals do not expect potential economic turmoil in 2020. Top concerns include fraud and cybersecurity, and real-time payments will be a top investment area, according to a TD Bank survey. read more

Building Blocks: How BlocLedger Plans to Bring Blockchain to Equipment Financing

Blockchain is a hot topic in the financial world, but most companies are still trying to decipher how it will help their businesses. BlocLedger’s Al Brandt explains the current state of blockchain and explores the ways his company plans to bring the equipment financing industry on board.... read more

Raising the Bar: While Others Ride the Blockchain Wave, Equipment Finance is Still Wading Offshore

Valerie Gerard

With all the hype about blockchain revolutionizing the way business gets done globally, have you ever stopped to think about whether the equipment leasing and finance industry is ready to dive into this potentially disruptive technology? There’s ample evidence of... read more

Signature Bank Receives Regulatory Approval for Blockchain Solution

Signature Bank unveiled a new digital payments platform that will leverage blockchain technology. New York State regulators have approved the platform for use and deposits made through it will be FDIC insured. read more

Commerzbank Sets Up Trade Finance Innovation Lab

Commerzbank set up a Trade Finance Innovation-Lab to develop new payment and finance solutions based on innovative technologies such as distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and the internet of things. read more

BBVA, MUFG, BNP Complete First Successful Syndicated Loan on Blockchain

The Financial Times reported that BBVA and two partners completed the first successful syndicated loan using blockchain technology. read more

Debitum Network Launches Blockchain-Based Ecosystem for Small Business

Debitum Network launched a global finance platform aimed at tackling the worldwide shortage of funding for small businesses. read more

Iconiq to Partner with Amazix to Advocate for Blockchain

Iconiq Holding will enter a strategic partnership with community management and engagement firm AmaZix to enhance its ability to bridge the traditional investment space and crypto economy. read more

KPMG: U.S. Fintech Investment Reaches $14.2B H1/18

According to a KPMG report, investment in U.S. based fintech companies surged to $14.2 billion across 427 deals during the first half of 2018. read more

HSBC, ING Execute L/C Via Blockchain for Cargill

HSBC and ING Bank successfully executed a live trade finance transaction for international food and agriculture conglomerate Cargill using R3’s Corda scalable blockchain platform. read more

Blockchain: The Next Big Thing for Equipment Finance?

Blockchain technology, an esoteric topic a few years ago, has worked its way into the mainstream. Blank Rome’s Keith Letourneau and Stephen Whelan provide an overview of this distributed ledger technology and discuss how it could be used in equipment, commercial and trade finance transactions.... read more

White Clarke Group Global Tech Report Examines Blockchain, Cybercrime

White Clarke Group launched a report that examines important topics in the industry such as artificial customer service, cryptocurrency, blockchain and cybercrime. read more

Charter Operators Begin Accepting Bitcoin

According to the National Business Aviation Association, some charter companies are accepting Bitcoin in response to growing consumer demand. read more

Banks Embracing Blockchain to Manage Foreign Exchange

CFO reported that banks are increasing their use of blockchain technology, in part, because it enables them to more efficiently manage foreign exchange transactions. read more

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