New York Stock Exchange may launch Bitcoin trading platform
The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange has been working on an online trading platform that would allow large investors to buy and hold Bitcoin, according to emails and documents viewed by The New York Times and four people briefed on the effort who asked to remain anonymous because the plans were still confidential.
Oracle to launch blockchain-as-a-service platform this month
Software giant Oracle is all set to publicly launch its blockchain-as-a-service platform this month. Frank Xiong, Oracle’s group vice president of Blockchain Cloud Service, said at the unveiling that the firm aims to attract both large and small firms, with pricing based on transaction volume.
Moscow court rules cryptocurrency is included in bankruptcy estate
A Moscow court has ruled to include cryptocurrency wallets as part of a bankruptcy debtor’s estate, recognizing the wallet’s keys and funds as property. The issue was whether identification of the owner of the crypto wallet and keys was possible or not. The court ruled identification is possible and that the keys must be relinquished as part of the debtor’s estate.