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What Does Blockchain’s Acceleration Mean for Banking?

A few years ago, I would have confidently stated that blockchain will revolutionize the way we do business in the next 20 years. I am moving that target up by a decade.

Why are we seeing this acceleration in blockchain? There are a multitude of reasons. In this article, I will break down, and simplify these reasons.

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What is the deal with big banks and cannabis?

Last fall J.P. Morgan Chase made a strategic decision to no longer facilitate trades of cannabis stocks for its customers. At almost the same time, Bank of America exited as a client a DEA -approved scientific laboratory that was studying the effects of cannabis. Why?

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Lending and the Cannabis Industry

HDCS recently wrote a wholesale cannabis lending policy for a bank in the mid-west which received a non-objection from the bank’s prudential federal regulator. The policy includes an adaptation for…

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