Category: blockchain

Workplace Harassment Suit Against TRON Going to Arbitration

A court has moved two fired Tron Foundation employees’ claims of wrongful termination and workplace harassment to arbitration. On March 12, the San Francisco Superior Court upheld an arbitration agreement the employees signed when they were hired. The defendants...

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Everledger Looks Beyond Blood Diamonds With ESG Supply Chain Collaboration

Pioneering blockchain startup Everledger, famous for digitally recording the lifecycle of diamonds, is now tracking rare earth minerals including cobalt and lithium, the two essential raw materials used in batteries.  To help push this work forward, Everledger plans to...

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8 US States Follow DHS in Naming ‘Blockchain Managers’ as Essential Employees in Coronavirus Crisis

A growing chorus of U.S. states have directed “blockchain managers” in food and agriculture to keep working through their states’ respective COVID-19 shutdowns. The governors of Michigan, Massachusetts, Delaware, Ohio, Louisiana, California, Indiana and Washington state had all issued...

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Russian Prime Minister Introduces Bill to Allow Fintech Sandboxes, Blockchain Included

The Russian government may soon allow the creation of regulatory sandboxes for companies working on cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence and distributed ledgers.  Introduced in a new bill on March 17 by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, the plan does...

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UK Trade Negotiators Eye Blockchain Provisions in Coming US Trade Talks

The United Kingdom’s trade negotiators want to influence global blockchain regulation in its upcoming free trade talks with the United States, according to the negotiating objectives released by the U.K.’s Department for International Trade (DIT). The plan is straightforward...

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This Is What a Productive Congressional Blockchain Hearing Looks Like

For once, U.S. lawmakers had an informative conversation about blockchain technology without posturing.  It was a sharp contrast from past Capitol Hill proceedings, when lawmakers took their entire allotted time to compare Libra to terrorist attacks or ask pointed...

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