A syndicated loan exchange trial utilizing blockchain being undertaken by a group of banks alongside startups R3 and Symbiont is moving ahead. Source Source: CoinDesk R3 Banks, Startups Test Blockchain System for Syndicated Loans
Two central securities depositories (CSDs) have agreed to collaborate on distributed ledger initiatives in a first-of-its-kind agreement globally. Source Source: CoinDesk CSDs to Collaborate in Distributed Ledger First
Bank of America and Microsoft have announced their intent to build and test blockchain applications for trade finance. Source Source: CoinDesk Bank of America, Microsoft Partner on Blockchain Trade Finance
Swiss National Bank president Thomas Jordan says the central bank is in discussions with regulators and other central banks about blockchain. Source Source: CoinDesk Swiss Central Banker: Blockchain Turning Finance 'On Its Head'
Last week the biggest blockchain-focused developer conference took place in Shanghai, China: Ethereum’s DevCon 2. Epicenter show host Meher Roy was at the conference and brought back his impressions and insights for a comprehensive discussion of the current state of Ethereum projects and the Ethereum community. Topics covered included: What Ethereum’s developer conference DevCon 2…