Blockchain: a world of possibilities

Amid the hype around distributed ledger technology and blockchain it can seem they are technologies looking for solutions. In the heavily paper-based business of trade finance, such technology looks promising and progress is being made elsewhere.

JP Morgan Chase unveils new blockchain

JP Morgan Chase is developing its own blockchain, called Quorum, on the Ethereum network. Amber Baldet, program lead, blockchain centre of excellence, JP Morgan Chase, says it is working with Ethereum “because it has been around a while and banks are familiar with it”. With Quorum, the firm says all public and private smart contracts […]