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

Blockchain: accelerated activity in trade finance

26 January 2017  |  10860 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 blo

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Six Trends for Currency Markets: Volcker, Dark Pools, Blockchain Top List

24 January 2017  |  6108 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Political shocks such as Brexit and the U.S. election of Donald Trump jolted the foreign exchange markets in 2016, fueling more trading activity for hedge funds and bank trading rooms. Uncertainty a

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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  |  9520 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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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Understanding Futures Transaction Flow - Basic Introduction

13 January 2017  |  7240 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I have used the following flow diagram (included at the end of this post) to explain to many people how someone trading a listed future contract on a screen actually has money moved into our out of th...

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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  |  5660 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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Martijn Groot
Martijn GrootAsset Control - Amsterdam

The Regulatory Web of Complexity

11 January 2017  |  2821 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At the centre of financial services risk management and regulatory compliance is the convergence of data from a huge range of information silos, departments, product lines, customers and risk categori...

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Keith Bear
Keith BearIBM - London

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

09 January 2017  |  6389 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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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

Blockchain and Central banks: a Tour de Table Part II

09 January 2017  |  10244 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A year ago central banks were looking at the blockchain technology, mostly because they wanted to understand what private banks were talking about. The central banks are now embracing the blockchain t...

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Cyrus Daftary
Cyrus DaftaryIHS Markit - Boston

Transition relief won’t ease the pain of Section 871m

03 January 2017  |  3616 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Banks and buysides thought the holidays came early this year as the IRS issued transition relief guidance for Section 871(m) in the form of Notice 2016-76. There were sounds of rejoice with changes to...

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

Blockchain and Central banks: a Tour de Table Part 1

03 January 2017  |  8195 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

In April last year I wrote a blog on blockchain and monetary policy. In this blog I went into a number of still unanswered questions posed by the European Central Bank around blockchain technology. Th...

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