UnionBank and its partners launch an app for the distribution of government bonds enabled by blockchain
23 July 2020
The Philippine Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), together with Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and the Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX)…
Scorechain launches Risk-AML solution for Tezos-XTZ
22 July 2020
The European leader in crypto AML software, Scorechain officially just launched the risk solution and AML software for the Tezos blockchain and its cryptocurrency…
First Turkish-German trade finance transaction on Marco Polo blockchain network
18 June 2020
Isbank and Commerzbank have jointly run an international trade finance transaction based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). Payments were secured…
Société Générale performs the first financial transaction settled with a central bank digital currency
22 May 2020
On 14 May 2020, Societe Generale SFH, the covered bond vehicle of Societe Generale, issued €40 million of covered bonds (“obligations de financement…
Fintech Friday: Finturi
15 May 2020
Johannes Brouwer, CEO of Finturi, spoke with Efma’s Boris Plantier about his company’s origins.
Fintech Friday: Billon
08 May 2020
Robert Kaluza, Co-founder and COO of Billon, recently spoke with Efma’s Boris Plantier about his company’s origins and how they are pushing…
ING invests in blockchain-based securities lending platform
11 March 2020
ING has invested in securities lending platform HQLAx, which went live in December 2019. Our blockchain team developed the initial version of the HQLAx…
Impact of IoT in home insurance in Europe
03 March 2020
Christophe Angoulvant, Senior Partner at Roland Berger, believes the global smart home trend represents both new challenges and opportunities for insurers.
Innovation of the month
Insurance Innovation of the Month: Banca Mediolanum's smart insurance policies
19 February 2020
Efma-Accenture’s Insurance Innovation of the Month award for February 2020 goes to Banca Mediolanum’s blockchain-based smart insurance policies.
Insurance trend #6: Darq power
17 February 2020
Distributed ledger technology (DLT)— including blockchain—has the potential to transform entire insurance markets and ecosystems, and to enable…
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