The operation, led by the firm's first ever "digital assets" trader Justin Schmidt, is expected to begin within the next few weeks, though an exact date has not been set.
Digital Jersey has appointed Smart Cities expert, Joe Dignan as a Special Adviser and, last week, he was flying the flag for the island at the Smart Island World Congress in Mallorca.
Goldman Sachs has had its feelers in the cryptocurrency waters for a while. Now, the Wall Street giant looks set to take the plunge, having just hired a cryptocurrency trader to help the company expand into digital asset markets.
Luc Barnaud, Chief Digital Officer and member of Natixis’ Executive Committee since March 2017, is appointed Chief Digital and Technology Officer of Natixis, effective April 3.