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Tokenized securities on blockchain are here. And they’ve been around for a while

Remember tokenized securities or securitization with tokens on blockchain?

With the entire year in crypto defined by a maelstrom of projects embarking on decentralized finance (DeFi) aspects to their products, it can be easy to forget that previous advancements in blockchain-based technologies have continued to make great headway in terms of adoption and application.

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Blockchain in Japan – Understanding the Legal Framework

As with all innovation, blockchain technology can only develop so far before it faces legal hurdles making it necessary to create an acceptable legal framework to grow within.

So far, even the leading blockchain countries have been slow to accommodate this fast-growing business and technology development, thus hindering and even blocking it from achieving its potential.

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Solving the Challenge of Growing ATM Costs: Managed Services or ATM Outsourcing?

Despite growth in online shopping and cashless technologies, consumers continue to love cash. According to the 2018 Diary of Payment Choice by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, cash accounts for approximately 34 percent of all payments across age groups, cementing ATMs as a vital touch point between financial institutions and their account holders – especially for younger consumers.

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