Industry mulls identifier schema for digital assets

As crypto markets face a reckoning in the wake of the FTX scandal, standard-setters and industry participants say identifiers for tokens are key for the industry’s stability.

In the Book of Genesis, God created Adam. And one of Adam’s first actions was to name every animal. Whether you understand this story literally or as allegory, the point is the same: it’s a basic human need to name things. Naming things classifies them as not being other things; it allows us to talk about those things, to understand them, and to bring them under their control.

In traditional financial markets, instruments like stocks and bonds, and the counterparties that buy and sell them are

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Brown Brothers Harriman unifies busy suite of AI products

It’s a new world, contend BBH’s Kevin Welch and Josh Fine. After a few years of experimentation that yielded several AI products for the bank and its clients, it was time to put the puzzle pieces together to serve a different way of working post-Covid.

Bank-backed Versana takes aim at syndicated loan tech

Born from a consortium that includes JP Morgan and Bank of America, Versana aims to bring up-to-date and permissioned data to the syndicated loan market—the first step to a more transparent and faster operating market.

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