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Banco Santander Plans to Explore Blockchain’s Potential in Securities Trade

Spain-based Banco Santander has announced the creation of a blockchain research team to look into the technology’s potential to change securities trading, according to a July 11 press release. The “Digital Investment Banking” team, headed by current leader of Santander’s blockchain lab John Whelan, will “explor[e] the use of tokenized securities in debt capital markets, derivatives and other products.” The ...

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Argentina’s Banco Masventas Uses Bitcoin to Settle Cross-Border Transactions – The Merkle

Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts have shown an interest in this form of money because of its global appeal. It is the only form of money which can reliably be sent across the world without having to deal with currency conversions or country borders. Argentina’s Banco Masventas has acknowledged this, as the institution now relies on Bitcoin to settle cross-border transactions. Bitcoin and Banking can Work Together ...

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Banco Santander Successfully Completes ‘First Practical’ Blockchain Investor Voting Pilot

One of the largest banks in Europe, Spain-headquartered Santander has become the first company to use blockchain technology for investor voting, it announced May 17. The second blockchain-related first for Santander in just over a month, the bank partnered with US electronic data processing services company Broadridge Financial Solutions to facilitate an investor ballot at its annual general meeting March ...

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Banco Santander to Debut International Payment System on Ripple

Banco Santander has set a Q1 2018 launch date for the introduction of same-day, mobile, international payments for customers, which will operate using blockchain technology on Ripple’s distributed ledger. For banks, the benefit of using Ripple is that it can enable the transfer of data and value in a more accurate and much faster way — as little as four ...

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