Britain to ensure that the financial sector remains a major global player post Brexit; China has 700+ blockchain companies; and R3's CordaCon shows that blockchain consortia are now ready to go live. Read about this and more in our highlights of the week:

Britain to ‘strain every sinew’ to help finance sector after BrexitReuters
Britain will do whatever it can to ensure that its financial sector remains a major global player after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said … Read More

China Has 700+ Blockchain CompaniesCoin Telegraph
According to … the Central Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China, of the aforementioned 700 blockchain enterprises, 83 are research institutions and 34 are banks … Read More

R3’s CordaCon recap: It’s showtime for enterprise blockchainLedger Insights
The takeaway from last week’s CordaCon conference was the number of significant enterprise blockchain consortia preparing to go live … Read More

Mastercard dines out on blockchain platformFinExtra
Consumers increasingly want to know the story behind the food that they consume – the source of the produce, meats and seafood, and their journey to the table.Mastercard is collaborating with Envisible, a company that enables supply-chain visibility … Read More

Insurance broker Aon shifts jurisdiction to Ireland from Britain due to Brexit Reuters
New York-listed Aon will keep its operational headquarters in London and the switch of jurisdiction will not affect its business operations, reporting requirements or listings … Read More

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