Natixis, Société Générale and Broadridge complete blockchain pilot

Blockchain course

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Natixis and Société Générale say they have “successfully completed” a pilot project that leverages blockchain technology for bilateral repurchase, or repo, agreements.

How crude! IBM oils up for blockchain threesome


Natixis, IBM and physical commodities trading group Trafigura have launched the first blockchain solution in commodity trade finance for US crude oil transactions. The distributed ledger platform, built on the Linux Foundation open source Hyperledger Fabric, allows “major steps” in a crude oil transaction to be digitised on the blockchain, ensuring that famous trinity of […]

Seven European banks join forces for blockchain platform for SMEs

Major banks team up for blockchain platform for SME commerce

Seven European banks – Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Natixis, KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit – have agreed in principle to develop a blockchain-based shared platform for domestic and international commerce for SMEs.

CopSonic and Natixis join forces for SwipeSonic ultrasound payments

Emmanuel Ruiz, CEO of CopSonic

Natixis Payment Solutions has teamed up with French start-up CopSonic to create SwipeSonic, an ultrasound payment solution for online shopping transactions. CopSonic’s technology uses ultrasound to encrypt information within music and voice, or transmit data “entirely inaudibly to the human ear”. Emmanuel Ruiz, CEO of CopSonic, says: “Sound is the easiest and most effective technology […]