The level of confidence among banks regarding Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) compliance might be too high, according to IT company Luxoft.
Tier one, tier two and tier three investment banks are ‘overconfident’ about the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) implementation, according to a new Regulatory Outlook Report from Luxoft.
Swiss design consultancy Rinspeed will present a scaled-down version of its Snap concept at CES, Las Vegas, in January: microSNAP has been shrunk to “the dimensions of a Renault Twizy”, the company says, to propose a modular micro-mobility solution for last-mile applications.
Following the successful blockchain-based e-vote last summer, residents of Zug, Switzerland, are eager to adopt the new voting method more broadly, citing a quicker and easier process than traditional ballots, according to a new study that surveyed those who participated in the e-vote.
So nah können Absturz und Aufbruch beieinander liegen: Am Mittwoch hat der Kanton Genf den Rückzug seines E-Voting-Systems angekündigt, das sieben Kantone anwenden. Am Freitag verkünden Behörden und IT-Spezialisten aus dem Zuger Crypto Valley, dass der Probelauf mit der weltersten E-Voting-Abstimmun...
Following Wednesday’s announcement that Geneva has shelved its evoting plans, South Korea unveiling they are trailing blockchain-based voting and the recent evote trials in West Virginia during America’s midterms, it looks like blockchain-based voting is becoming popular when it comes to municipalit...
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South Korea-based Penta Security has added an electric vehicle charging security solution, AutoCrypt V2G, to its AutoCrypt suite for connected transportation systems. This is intended to provide safe communication throughout the EV charging infrastructure and charging payment systems.
Firms are increasingly exploring the benefits of cloud-based options for a range of tasks and applications. A panel of industry leaders discusses key topics, including how to best deploy cloud computing, its most effective uses, the impact of regulation on its adoption and the long-term advantages c...
Improved scalability and faster updates are among microservices’ advantages, but organizations should weigh potential challenges before making the switch.
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Blockchain is best known as the foundation for cyptocurrencies, but the distributed ledger technology could be deployed in a vast array of applications, including at government level.
Coutts private bank director Hassan Suffyan has quit to lead the wealth practice of IT consultancy Excelian Luxoft Financial Services (ELFS). Based in Switzerland ELFS employs around 12,900 staff across 42 cities in 21 countries, providing a range of digital services.
Luxoft Holdings is to set up an R&D centre in Berlin with Daimler to develop the software for next generation cars. “This partnership presents an opportunity for progressive, forward thinking software developers to join the mobility revolution and shape how the next generation of drivers interact w...
Most professionals have heard about corporate social responsibility (CSR), but how do you go about marketing it? Truthfully, CSR and marketing go hand in hand. But you cannot just market CSR for the sake of marketing because its purpose is not to score leads. So, what is its purpose, then?
Zug, a city in Switzerland known as the "Crypto Valley," has successfully completed its first test of a local blockchain-based voting system.
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The potential for blockchain and cryptocurrency has sent digital assets such as bitcoin skyrocketing, but skepticism from the public and scrutiny from regulators could put a dent in the future value. Vasiliy Suvorov, CTO of Luxoft, explained to Cheddar the key differences of regulations between the ...