Waters Wavelength Podcast: The case for DLT in post-trade

Jerome Kemp of Baton Systems joins the podcast to discuss DLT in post-trade.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


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This week, Jerome Kemp, president at Baton Systems, a company looking to transform post-trade processing using distributed ledger technology (DLT), joins Wei-Shen on the podcast. They talk about the processes within the post-trade ecosystem that can benefit from DLT and some of the challenges that firms face in the implementation phase.

3:00 – Jerome joins the podcast and gives an overview of his career and Baton Systems.

6:30 – He talks through the main challenges within the post-trade ecosystem.

10:00 – Why is DLT a good fit for post-trade? Which process would benefit most?

14:00 – There needs to be some reality testing before using DLT to solve a problem.

18:00 – Where do firms encounter challenges when implementing a DLT-based system?

22:30 – Jerome talks about a recent partnership between Baton and BNY Mellon.

31:30 – Any solution only works as well and fast as the slowest in the chain. How can this change?

34:30 – What other technologies are driving change in post-trade processes?  

Contact Info: 

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Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

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