Bank of England

The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.

‘Next-Gen UK Settlement System Will be Blockchain Compatible,’ Says Bank of England’s Governor
April 12th, 2017

The UK’s central bank has developed its own Proof of Concept ledger and will make the next version of its interbank payments system compatible with settlement in a distributed ledger.

Hyperledger Project Adds 11 New Members, Including Bank of England and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
March 1st, 2017

Hyperledger Project continues to attract new companies, with the overall number of members now accounting for more than 120 organizations.

Bank of England Develops Bitcoin Alternative RSCoin
March 14th, 2016

RSCoin, developed in cooperation with two researchers from the University College of London, allows central banks maintaining complete control over monetary supply while providing strong transparency and auditability guarantees.

Bank of England Believes Distributed Ledger Technology to Revamp UK Payments System
January 29th, 2016

The central bank of the UK takes a reasonable approach to a distributed ledger study and adoption.

12 New Banks, Including Banco Santander, Join R3 Blockchain Project
December 17th, 2015

Thus R3 project has just grown up to 42 members – the world’s largest and most influential banks.

‘Blockchain for Banks is a Bit Like Gluten,’ Says R3 CEV’s Tim Swanson
December 10th, 2015

The blockchain holds huge promise for the future of the financial industry, with the world’s leading organizations developing solutions based on the bitcoin technology.

Bank of England Offers Paid Intership for Best Blockchain Ideas
November 25th, 2015

The central bank of the UK announced a contest for the best ideas of using blockchain potential in order to change the society.

George Osborne Wants London to be ‘Global Centre for FinTech’
November 12th, 2015

The UK authorities are ready to create favorable regulatory environment in the country.

Bank of England Says Central Banks Consider Using Blockchain Technology
July 21st, 2015

Central banks consider implementing “hybrid systems” involving distributed ledger technology of the type currently used to record Bitcoin transactions.