Burr & Forman was a sponsor at the recent Distributed Health conference held in Nashville, Tennessee, with members of the firm's Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and E-Transactions team participating as speakers and attendees. The conference featured presentations and panel discussions from innovators and thought leaders, ranging from payers and providers to pharmaceutical manufacturers and policymakers. This fostered a collaborative forum for stakeholders in the healthcare and blockchain space.
Matt Kroplin, a partner in Burr's Nashville office, spoke on a panel about the ...
In a press release in October of 2017, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) announced the launch of IBM Blockchain, a blockchain banking solution to help financial institutions "address the processes of universal cross-border payments, designed to reduce the settlement time and lower the cost of completing global payments for businesses and consumers." IBM partnered up with a non-profit blockchain organization and currency exchange company to develop the new blockchain that purports to allow banks to rapidly "both clear and settle payment transactions around the ...
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