Virginia House Bill 1608, the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, passed unanimously in the House on January 26, 2017, and Senate on February 8, 2017. It provides guidelines for fiduciaries managing digital assets.
Hyperledger attempted to absorb Ethereum’s C++ client but would have required a relicensing from GPL-3 to Apache 2.0. The relicensing failed and served to highlight the differences between two popular free software licenses.
The European Central Bank is considering the blockchain for the issuance of pan-European securities. The goal of the service is to cut costs and reduce fragmentation by using distributed ledger technology.
Visible Assets, Inc. designs wireless tags to track weapons, missiles, and other high-risk materials for the US defense industry. The company has automated the inventory process through the introduction of AccuAudit IO, a blockchain verified database.
LendingRobot Series is a multi-platform hedge fund that utilizes the Ethereum blockchain, cloud technology, and automation, with the goal of offering an alternative to traditional fixed income investments by proposing a diverse investment strategy.