Blockchain consortium will work with trade body for common standards on smart contracts and distributed-ledger development
Corda platform set for public release as R3 builds to 1.0 release.
Euronext makes its play for FX through hefty M&A investment, while R3 announces a sizable intake from its own investors.
The consortium calls the first two of three funding tranches the largest raised for distributed-ledger technology.
JPMorgan becomes the latest bank to withdraw from the R3 blockchain consortium as the industry body seeks to raise $150 million.
A blockchain solution seeking to reduce settlement time for syndicated loans is now ready to move to final stages of development.
IBM and Axoni to develop DLT-based replacement for existing Trade Information Warehouse; R3 to act in advisory role.
The code is available for download via Corda.net for free to encourage the contribution of the global developer community.
Is patience with distributed-ledger technology already starting to diminish after a hyperbolic year?
Santander is reported to have left the blockchain consortium as well.
The proof of concept will continue for the rest of the year.
Brazilian exchange will work with consortium on its shared ledger platform.
Insurance company joins the blockchain consortium that has now grown to 60 financial firms.
John thinks the buy side is right to hold out against the blockchain hype, and that won’t change anytime soon.
Thomson Reuters’ involvement aimed at improving buy side participation on distributed-ledger technology.
Barclays Africa subsidiary is first African bank to join group consisting of over 50 banks.
R3 was launched with 43 member banks.
The firm was founded in September 2015 by a consortium of nine banks (that number has since swelled to 43)
Like his colleague Dan DeFrancesco, Anthony believes that blockchain is overhyped right now. But once this distributed-ledger technology starts to prove its worth, the buy side will buy in, and that’s when things will get really interesting.
Microsoft Azure will be a preferred cloud platform for R3 consortium.
Trial was performed in R3's global collaborative lab.