Institutions see everything to play for in UK’s DLT sandbox

Industry welcomes flexible issuance limits, but rues derivatives’ exclusion as a missed opportunity.

Some of the UK’s largest financial institutions have welcomed the government’s consultation on establishing a financial market infrastructure “sandbox” for firms experimenting with blockchain technology.

Duncan Moir, senior investment manager in the alternatives team at asset manager abrdn, says the Digital Securities Sandbox (DSS) could be something that “fuels further digital innovation in UK financial services, and the approach to eligibility and risk-based supervision encourages new

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The IMD Wrap: Will banks spend more on AI than on market data?

As spend on generative AI tools exceeds previous expectations, Max showcases one new tool harnessing AI to help risk and portfolio managers better understand data about their investments—while leaving them always in control of any resulting decisions.

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