Tag: Ethereum

Fidelity Digital Assets CEO: Institutional Support for Ethereum Could Arrive in 2020
Blockchain

Fidelity Digital Assets CEO: Institutional Support for Ethereum Could Arrive in 2020

During a recent podcast, Fidelity Digital Assets CEO Tom Jessup provided some insight regarding the venture’s future plans in 2020. Currently, the institutional-focused firm only offers support for Bitcoin. During the next year however, Jessup intends to change that. Fidelity Digital Assets and Ethereum Explained Fidelity Digital Assets was established in early 2019. The venture…

Will Ether Remain a Commodity After Ethereum 2.0 Upgrade?
Blockchain

Will Ether Remain a Commodity After Ethereum 2.0 Upgrade?

Last week, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert shared some insight on ether’s legal classification once the Ethereum Network’s 2.0 upgrade takes place. Ultimately, Tarbert says the commission is still evaluating ether’s future legal status. Some speculate the asset will maintain its commodity status, while others make the case for a security —…

$20M Bond Trade on Ethereum Settled by Santander Bank
Blockchain, Business

$20M Bond Trade on Ethereum Settled by Santander Bank

Banking giant Santander has just settled a $20M bond on the Ethereum blockchain. The bank settled both sides of the bond trade with a set of ERC20 tokens representing cash. Banks are starting to look more closely at tokenized bonds as Santander completes a whopping $20M bond issuance on the public Ethereum blockchain. Tokenized bonds…

Is It Time for Security Tokens to Outgrow Ethereum?
Blockchain, Opinions

Is It Time for Security Tokens to Outgrow Ethereum?

Cryptocurrency analyst and commentator Jesus Rodriguez wrote a provocative piece recently arguing that it may be time for security tokens to move beyond Ethereum.  Currently, the most popular way to leverage security tokens is through the Ethereum platform. However, it remains to be seen whether the network can handle it. Not only does it not…

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