Banco Santander, S.A., which also goes by Santander Group, is the largest financial credit institution in Spain. Besides Spain, the bank has leading positions in the United Kingdom and in some Latin American countries. The main office of Santander Bank is headquartered in Madrid, Spain. In the United States, Santander conducts business as Santander Consumer Bank. In 2016, Santander published research on the advantages and disadvantages of digital currency technologies and, in the beginning of 2018, it was announced that Santander launched blockchain-based application for providing international transactions. This event could be the first case of using blockchain technology in the banking system. The initial version of application was set to be launched in four countries and based on the Ripple blockchain.
Banco Santander has just performed an early redemption of the blockchain-based bond that was issued on Sept.10, 2019.
Santander Redeems $20M Bond Using Ethereum Blockchain
Coinbase-backed token issuance protocol Securitize completes a new funding round led by the VC arms of Banco Santander, MUFG and Nomura Holdings.
Major Banks Santander, MUFG Lead $14M Investment in Securitize
Major Spanish bank Banco Santander has issued what it claims is the first end-to-end blockchain bond.
Santander Issues $20 Million End-To-End Blockchain Bond on Ethereum
Santander to allow clients in Latin American countries to send money to the U.S. for free through tech developed by Ripple.
Santander Expanding Ripple-Powered Payments After Volume Triples
Barclays halts business with Coinbase as exchange needs an innovative bank to tailor to its AML and KYC needs, but will U.K. customers be better off now?
Coinbase and Barclays Part Ways, Will UK Users Be Affected?
Major Spanish bank Santander has denied reports of blocking United Kingdom customers from funding their Coinbase accounts.
Santander Denies Reports of Blocking Coinbase Deposits in the UK
Asset management firm Northern Trust gives blockchain solution to Broadridge for further development.
Northern Trust Hands Off Blockchain Solution to Fintech Firm