In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The exchange will consult on a new schedule in June, but industry testing of the platform is still on track for July.
The Aussie exchange is to begin industry-wide testing of its DLT settlement program.
While real blockchain rollouts are still few and far between, some firms made progress in 2019. Here are 18 projects in some stage of development.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news
As some firms are pushing forward with blockchain projects, others are saying it's not yet ready for prime time.
VMware blockchain and Hyperledger Sawtooth begin support of DAML on their platforms.
The event specification module will allow for a common DAML library that references machine-executable trade lifecycle events.
In his prior roles as COO and CFO of the company, Rooz has hired its existing management and overseen its acquisitions to date.
The credit derivatives processing facility will go live on the distributed ledger platform by the end of the year.
The data and fintech veteran will be responsible for identifying new areas of potential opportunity for the distributed-ledger technology vendor.
The bank currently has two blockchain projects in train, for private equity and clearing.
Shelving early blockchain projects has pushed the technology further into maturity, and offers lessons for the future.
Custody bank seeks to educate clients—and itself—on how AI and other technologies can augment staff processes.
Blockchain proponents say the technology will evolve and may beat back the decryption threat posed by quantum computing.
Blythe Masters says that DAML is designed to reduce the risk of developer error creating broader problems for the market.
The exchange sees it as a logical development opportunity to make business easier for its customers.
The head of the US depository system says the utility will not exist in its current form, but will have a central role to play in a post-DLT world.
The exchange expects to release the proposed timing for transition for market feedback by the end of March 2018.
Axel Pierron of Opimas looks at five blockchain projects set to go live in 2018 that the industry should keep an eye on.
Regulatory agencies are starting to take the lead in working with financial technology firms, panelists said.
The influence of regulation and new technology is prompting a hard look at how post-trade processes can be improved, and perhaps even replaced entirely.
Sibos delegates call for interoperability of distributed ledgers to avoid vendor lock-in