Category: Identity

Regulators are coming for crypto: Is digital identity the answer?

Regulators are coming for crypto: Is digital identity the answer?

The regulators are closing in. It’s one thing to unbundle market functions to their parts ― custody, aggregators and Prime Brokerage ― to satisfy institutional compliance departments. It’s another to keep regulators happy. From the Financial Action Task Force pushing forward with its guidance for Travel Rule compliance to the still-evolving European Markets in Crypto-Assets […]

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Japanese payments firm JCB and Mizuho Bank test blockchain-based ID

Japanese payments firm JCB and Mizuho Bank test blockchain-based ID

Fujitsu has been working on blockchain-based digital identity tools since 2019. 2299 Total views 32 Total shares Major financial institutions in Japan are moving into blockchain to streamline digital identity systems. Japan’s third-largest bank, Mizuho Bank, and local payment giant JCB are preparing to pilot a digital identity interoperability system based on blockchain technology. The […]

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