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Sivaram RamaswamyUndisclosed - Post Trade - Chennai

BLOCK CHAIN IN CAPITAL MARKETS THE INITIAL USE CASE

31 January 2017  |  9365 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Introduction It all started in Jan 2016 (a year ago) when a consortium of 42 major lenders were brought together by a New York based technology company to understand and decide on the usage of blockchain technology in the financial market. In the group, for the first time 11 major banks came together to test their daily operations with blockchain...

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Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

Blockchain: accelerated activity in trade finance

26 January 2017  |  11322 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last year August I wrote a blog on blockchain and trade finance. There I described the various pilots and plans for using this technology in the trade space. In that month, the bank-backed R3CEV blockchain consortium revealed that 15 of its member banks had participated in a trial involving trade finance. Since then activity in this area has acc

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Milos Dunjic
Milos DunjicTD Bank Group - Toronto

Limited Capabilities of Smart Contracts

24 January 2017  |  5237 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Smart contracts are discrete computer program units, which are deployed inside blockchain network nodes. Once they are ready for deployment, one-way hash value of the code is calculated and digitally ...

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Is blockchain necessary?

23 January 2017  |  11178 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is no dearth of material to tell us what is blockchain, how it is going to transform our lives in the years to come, where it could be applied, etc and the list is endless. That it is the next b...

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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

Blockchain: Securities market infrastructure players in the contra-attack

19 January 2017  |  9709 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Blockchain technology has long been viewed as a threat to CSDs and their role as intermediaries for securities transactions. Blockchain and distributed ledger technology may make the role of many inte...

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Hari Subramanian
Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Could Regulators perform AML in a Blockchain World?

13 January 2017  |  8111 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Before you say "that is a crazy idea", stop and think. It sounded crazy to me as well but after some thinking I have concluded that it has merits. Here's why. First, let's check the state

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Time To Get Your Feet Wet

13 January 2017  |  9908 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you haven’t dipped your toe in the blockchain water yet, then it’s time to start. Your competitors are. After all the talking and evaluating in 2016, we’re now seeing banks embark on pilot projec...

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Henry Hilska
Henry HilskaConvexity Solutions - New York

What does the DTCC announcement mean for the future of Blockchain and Bitcoin?

11 January 2017  |  5821 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The recent announcement from DTCC, a financial industry services leader processing trillions of dollars of securities transactions on a daily basis, concerning the unveiling of a credit derivatives po...

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Keith Bear
Keith BearIBM - London

DTCC Selection of IBM, Axoni and R3 Points to Blockchain Maturity

09 January 2017  |  6662 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This week's announcement that DTCC has selected IBM, in partnership with Axoni, to build a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) version of their Trade Information Warehouse (TIW) is a flagship event in...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Should Community Banks and Credit Unions Worry About Blockchain?

09 January 2017  |  6920 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is more hype, discussion and disagreement about Blockchain than any other technology impacting financial services today. There has been a lot written about blockchain (or more generally Digital ...

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