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IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Iraq’s Stand-By Arrangement and the 2017 Article IV Consultation

02 Aug
Fifty Dinars - Iraq and the IMF

The authorities are appropriately maintaining the peg of the Iraqi dinar to the U.S. dollar, which provides a key anchor to the economy. Measures to prevent money-laundering, counter the financing of terrorism, and strengthen the anti-corruption legislation need to be implemented. The authorities are implementing a sizable fiscal adjustment, mostly through retrenchment of inefficient capital […]

Blockchain is the most disruptive invention since the Internet itself – not just in finance

12 Jul
Blockchain Genesis

Here’s the often overlooked reason why: A blockchain carries no transaction cost. (An infrastructure cost yes, but no transaction cost.) The blockchain is a simple yet ingenious way of passing information from A to B in a fully automated and safe manner. One party to a transaction initiates the process by creating a block. This block is […]

International Consortium IMMLA Launches First Multimodal Service on the Base of Blockchain

07 Jul
Nest egg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On 6th July 2017 the consortium of international leaders in logistics services, including SBSolutions – the developer of top ERP solutions, Formag (subsidiary of Global Transport Investment) and experts of a leading logistics services giant Hellman Worldwide Logistics, announce the first round of ICO International Multimodal Logistic Application (IMMLA) on the Etherium […]

EOS Token Distribution Generates Over US$185 Million in First Five Days

04 Jul
EOS Token Distribution

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, July 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — block.one, the developer of EOS.IO software, a new blockchain operating system designed to support commercial-scale decentralized applications, today has successfully received 651,902 ether (“ETH”), which is approximately US$185 million, in the first five days of its 341-day long token distribution. In exchange, 200 million EOS ERC-20 compatible tokens (“EOS Tokens”) were distributed […]

EOS Blockchain Operating System Unveils Year-Long Token Distribution

26 Jun
EOS Blockchain Operating System

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EOS, the first blockchain operating system designed to support commercial decentralized applications, today announced further details for its digital token distribution to open on Monday, June 26.  EOS’s token distribution follows a groundbreaking participation model that will take place over the course of one year creating […]

Cryptocurrency Gaming Network, Breakout Gaming Group Secures Curacao Gaming License

15 Jun
Cryptocurrency Gaming Network

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Breakout Gaming Group has secured their own Curacao license after successfully meeting all the Curacao eGaming requirements. This license will cover the Group’s currently operating BreakoutGaming.com website and is also expected to provide licensing for the soon to launch Breakout Lottos gaming entertainment site. BreakoutGaming.com, launched in […]

Compcoin Announces $45M Initial Coin Offering For Its A.I. Trading Platform

09 Jun
Initial Coin Offering

ORLANDO, Fla., June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Compcoin, the digital coin catering to investors and forex traders, today announced terms for its upcoming Initial Coin Offering (ICO), which is scheduled for June 14, 2017. The company hopes to raise up to $45 million, which will go toward the development of new investor technologies, customer acquisition […]

Become an Investor of Private Companies With Blockchain-Powered OnPlace Inc. Platform

25 May
Blockchain

DOVER, Del., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The United States-registered blockchain-based investment platform, OnPlace Inc., takes pleasure to announce that it has surpassed its equity crowdfunding target. Following the successful fundraising, the investment platform now enables users to invest safely in private companies across the globe. Through the recent equity crowdfunding campaign held in the United […]

Monaco Visa®, World’s Best Cryptocurrency Card, Comes out of Stealth Mode, Launches ICO

22 May
Monaco Cryptocurrency card offers Interbank exchange rates

ZUG, Switzerland, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — After 12 months in stealth development, Monaco Technology GMBH unveiled its revolutionary Monaco VISA® Card and App today. Besides traditional funding sources, Monaco can be funded with Bitcoin, Ethereum and other ERC20 tokens. Monaco allows users to spend and send money globally at perfect interbank exchange rates, saving EUR30-40 […]

Cosmos and BOScoin Strategic Partnership

08 May
Strategic Partnership

The Internet of blockchains Cosmos and the self-evolving cryptocurrency platform BOScoin has signed a strategic partnership. SEOUL, South Korea, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cosmos (https://cosmos.network), who is creating the Internet of Blockchains, and the self-evolving cryptocurrency platform BOScoin (https://boscoin.io), have just signed a strategic partnership agreement. Cosmos and BOScoin will share resources, conduct research on […]

Tax predictability is key to driving investment

26 Apr
New Zealand Tax predictability

Deloitte survey highlights tax predictability as key to driving investment growth in Asia Pacific New Zealand well placed against backdrop of increased uncertainty in Asia Pacific’s tax landscape New Zealand’s tax policies are seen as relatively straight forward, consistent and predictable compared to other countries in the region, according to a Deloitte survey released yesterday. […]