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The World Bank Group has partnered with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to issue a bond using blockchain. The CBA, one of the “Big Four” commercial banks in Australia, said in a release on Friday that it had won a mandate from the World Bank to arrange the issuance of the bond, which will …

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Confronted with substantial federal funding reductions, Berkeley, California, is turning to crypto tokens as away to fund services like affordable housing. Mayor Jesse Arreguin and councilman Ben Bartlett have teamed up with San-Francisco-based investment startup Neighborly to advance an initiative that would divide municipal bonds into micro-bonds and then sell them as tokens in what …

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In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please …

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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has revealed a plan to issue a bond over a blockchain system, possibly as soon as next year. Though few details were revealed, Sophie Gilder, CommBank’s head of blockchain, said that the bond would be transferred and paid for over a blockchain-based system in collaboration with an unnamed major world …

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Blockchain startup Nivaura will today initiate its first bond denominated exclusively in ether. But what’s truly disruptive about the issuance isn’t the cryptocurrency denomination itself. Rather, its that the bond will be cleared, settled and registered on the public ethereum blockchain, potentially rendering irrelevant traditional central securities depositories. Built under the regulatory oversight of Britain’s …

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