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Australian Judge Allows Plaintiff to Use Bitcoin as Collateral Bond

Australian Judge Allows Plaintiff to Use Bitcoin as Collateral Bond

In Australia, a New South Wales (NSW) court has allowed a cryptocurrency exchange account to be used as a collateral bond for legal costs.

BME Rolls Out Blockchain-Powered Collateral Pledge Certificates

BME Rolls Out Blockchain-Powered Collateral Pledge Certificates

BME, a Spain-based stock market operator, has established a service dubbed BE DLT-Preda that deploys blockchain technology in the digitization of collateral pledge certificates. This, therefore, eradicates the urge for physical documents.

MakerDAO, on the Significance of Multi-Collateral Dai and Dai Savings Rate

MakerDAO, on the Significance of Multi-Collateral Dai and Dai Savings Rate

In part two of our interview with Gustave Arentoft, Business Development, Dai Speaker, MakerDAO: he shared with us the significance of the launch of multi-collateral DAI and Dai Savings Rate (DSR), as well as his favourite Dapps which integrates DSR.

MakerDAO May Onboard USDC as DAI Collateral Support to Combat Mounting Liquidity Risk

MakerDAO May Onboard USDC as DAI Collateral Support to Combat Mounting Liquidity Risk

The share plunge of the cryptocurrency market has severely hit MakerDAO, the leader in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Last week its market value fell sharply from 889M to $246M which brought together Maker’s developer community who have recently discussed adding support for Circle’s USDC as collateral to hedge against the liquidity risk.

Influencing PEPE, WIF, LISTA, IO, ZRO, ZK and NOT, Binance to Update Collateral Ratios for Multiple Assets Under Portfolio Margin

Influencing PEPE, WIF, LISTA, IO, ZRO, ZK and NOT, Binance to Update Collateral Ratios for Multiple Assets Under Portfolio Margin

Binance announces updates to collateral ratios for various assets under Portfolio Margin, affecting users' Unified Maintenance Margin Ratio (uniMMR).

Wintermute Introduces Multi-Currency Collateral for Capital-Efficient CFD Trading

Wintermute Introduces Multi-Currency Collateral for Capital-Efficient CFD Trading

Wintermute has launched multi-currency collateral support for CFDs, enhancing capital efficiency and flexibility in derivative trading, according to Wintermute.

Coinbase Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin-Backed Loans to US Clients

Coinbase Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin-Backed Loans to US Clients

Coinbase announced yesterday that it was going to offer Bitcoin-backed loans to their US customers, set to be in effect for fall of this year.

Listed DeFi Company AQRU unveils Crypto-collateralized Lending Service

Listed DeFi Company AQRU unveils Crypto-collateralized Lending Service

UK-Based DeFi firm, ARQU has launched BlockLender to give clients access to crypto credits

R3 Highlights the Transformative Potential of Tokenization in Finance

R3 Highlights the Transformative Potential of Tokenization in Finance

R3, a leading enterprise blockchain software firm, discusses the transformative potential of tokenization in the financial sector. The company emphasizes the need for regulatory frameworks and industry standards to unlock the full benefits of digital assets. According to a June 2023 report from Bernstein, $5 trillion in assets could be tokenized in the next five years, offering significant opportunities for market participants.

MacroStrategy Secures Collateral Loan, Worth $205m from Silvergate Bank for Purchasing Bitcoin

MacroStrategy Secures Collateral Loan, Worth $205m from Silvergate Bank for Purchasing Bitcoin

MacroStrategy, a subsidiary of US-based MicroStrategy, has shown further interest in continuing buying and holding more Bitcoin. The company closes a $205 million Bitcoin-collateralized loan with Silvergate bank to purchase Bitcoin.

BlockFi Stops Accepting GBTC as Collateral

BlockFi Stops Accepting GBTC as Collateral

BlockFi now stops accepting shares in the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) as collateral for loans, showing the impact of liquidation from Three Arrows Capital across the crypto space.

US-Based Mortgage Firm Permits Homebuyers to Use Crypto Holdings as Collateral

US-Based Mortgage Firm Permits Homebuyers to Use Crypto Holdings as Collateral

Milo, a financial technology company that reimagines mortgage credit, removes the obstacle for down payments if homebuyers use crypto holdings as collateral for home loans.

Singapore’s Cake DeFi Launches New Loan Service, Accepting Crypto as Collateral

Singapore’s Cake DeFi Launches New Loan Service, Accepting Crypto as Collateral

Customers of Cake DeFi platform will now be able to get cash loans by placing their cryptocurrencies as collateral.

How And Why Can Collateral Be Used For Financial Services?

How And Why Can Collateral Be Used For Financial Services?

As the cryptocurrency industry provides access to financial products such as loans, it is essential to understand the importance of collateral.

JPMorgan Chase Adopts Blockchain for Collateral Settlement

JPMorgan Chase Adopts Blockchain for Collateral Settlement

Financial tycoon, JPMorgan Chase (JPM), announced to use of blockchain technology in the collateral settlement, planning to expand to other asset types such as equities and fixed income, according to Bloomberg.

Coinbase Exchange Users Can Borrow Up to $1M Loan with Bitcoin as Collateral

Coinbase Exchange Users Can Borrow Up to $1M Loan with Bitcoin as Collateral

American digital currency exchange Coinbase Global has launched a loan service that will allow its users to take up to 40% of the total value of their Bitcoin holdings as a loan.

Curve Founder Proposes Venus Protocol Deployment on Ethereum Mainnet

Curve Founder Proposes Venus Protocol Deployment on Ethereum Mainnet

Michael Egorov of Curve Finance proposes launching Venus Protocol on Ethereum Mainnet, incorporating Curve's stablecoin crvUSD and CRV as collaterals, with community support for growth.

DTCC Announces Changes to Collateral Allocation for Bitcoin-Linked ETFs

DTCC Announces Changes to Collateral Allocation for Bitcoin-Linked ETFs

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) will no longer allocate collateral or extend loans against ETFs with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies exposure, impacting financial stability and credit assessment.

Aave Reaches Highest Total Value Locked in DeFi, Overtaking MakerDAO for Most Collateral Staked

Aave Reaches Highest Total Value Locked in DeFi, Overtaking MakerDAO for Most Collateral Staked

Aave, an open-source and non-custodial lending protocol, recently reached $1.47B of crypto assets staked, overtaking MakerDAO, which has $1.45 billion in TVL.

Ethereum Could be Bigger Than Bitcoin by Market Cap in 10 Years, says Raoul Pal

Ethereum Could be Bigger Than Bitcoin by Market Cap in 10 Years, says Raoul Pal

Although Pal still believes that Bitcoin is the perfect collateral layer, he believes Ethereum may overtake Bitcoin by market cap in 10 years.

Expobank Sets Precedent in Russia by Issuing the First Crypto-Backed Loan

Expobank Sets Precedent in Russia by Issuing the First Crypto-Backed Loan

Russian commercial bank Expobank has set the ball rolling in this nation by issuing a loan secured by crypto tokens, Waves crypto was used as collateral.

Litecoin Foundation Partners with Cred to Let Crypto Holders Earn Interest

Litecoin Foundation Partners with Cred to Let Crypto Holders Earn Interest

Litecoin Foundation has announced a partnership with Cred to begin offering interest on Litecoin held as collateral. Cred customers can freeze their coins with Cred and earn up to 10% annual interest on their digital assets.

Exclusive: Can Onchain Custodian Fill Fidelity's Gap in Crypto Custody?

Exclusive: Can Onchain Custodian Fill Fidelity's Gap in Crypto Custody?

While wall street giant Fidelity tapped into the crypto custodian space, can Onchain Custodian survive under the fierce competition? Alexandre Kech, CEO of Onchain Custodian believes that they can fill Fidelity's gap in the crypto custodial market. He also explains how the surging demand in BTC futures and crypto collateral can present huge business opportunities for crypto custodians.

HackerOne User Finds Critical Bug in MakerDAO Upgrade

HackerOne User Finds Critical Bug in MakerDAO Upgrade

MakerDAO has fixed a critical bug that could have resulted in a complete loss of funds for all Dai users thanks to HackerOne user lucash-dev.

Dai Stablecoin Reaches 100 Million in Debt Ceiling – An All-Time-High

Dai Stablecoin Reaches 100 Million in Debt Ceiling – An All-Time-High

The Dai (DAI) stablecoin reached the protocol’s built-in debt ceiling of 100 million as there has been 100 million Dai tokens minted. The nearly two-year-old stablecoin project had an original debt ceiling of 50 million, which was raised to 100 million in July 2018.

Equilibrium and Chainlink to Power Synthetic Assets and Stablecoins on Polkadot

Equilibrium and Chainlink to Power Synthetic Assets and Stablecoins on Polkadot

Equilibrium has chosen Chainlink, a tokenized oracle network, to power synthetic assets, lending, and stablecoins using its smart contracts.

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