Halifax judge Michael Wood provides Canadian cryptocurrency Quadriga temporarry relief from creditor lawsuits

Gerald Cotten, 30, died in India from complications from from Crohn’s disease. He was the only person who knew the passwords to Quadriga’s digital wallets which contained $137.13 million worth of cryptocurrencies, shows court filings. As a stop solution, Halifax judge Michael Wood has ordered a 30-day stay on filing claims against Quadriga, a Canadian…

U.S. launches formal charges against Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd & CFO Meng Wanzhou

The charges will test Beijing’s ability to compartmentalize the alleged violations of sanctions on Iran by Huawei from the ongoing trade negotiations. In a development of far reaching implications for U.S.-China bilateral relations, the United States has charged Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with criminal conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran. The U.S. Justice Department…

Robert Bosch GmbH partners with Mojio to tap digital services for connected vehicles

The partnership aims to collect data from vehicle communication, crash detection, and diagnostics and provide big-data analytics to corporate clients, insurers and emergency responders. In a statement, German auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH and Canadian startup have said, the two firms have teamed up to collaborate on a wide spectrum of digital services in the…

Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association prefer FTA, low tariffs on automobiles

The move is aimed at maintaining the chinks in the well-oiled, tried and tested global automobile supply chain. U.S. demands for changes in NAFTA could significantly impact automakers and autospare makers. On Friday, an association of Japanese automakers stated, it hoped Japan’s export partners would stick to existing free trade relationships and keep tariffs on…

JPMorgan and National Bank of Canada tests blockchain tech for debt issuance purposes

JPMorgan’s blockchain platform was built using Quorum, a type of open-source blockchain that it has developed in-house and is looking to spin-off. On Friday, JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed, it has field tested tested a new blockchain platform for issuing financial instruments with the National Bank of Canada and other large firms. The platform is…