With the SEC’s approval of spot Bitcoin ETFs, Max explains why reference data will take on greater importance—whether non-data people know it or not.
New measures to safeguard digital assets threaten to squeeze the life out of custody business, insiders fear
Stephen Richardson, head of Apac and senior vice president of financial markets at Fireblocks, joins the podcast to chat about multi-signature and multiparty computation technology.
While some trading firms are welcoming the use of a new non-proprietary code for identifying digital tokens, the onus will be on local regulators to enforce its adoption.
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Sources say that vendors will suffer the most in the fallout from ASX’s “paused” blockchain settlement project.
Lawmakers expected to seek stronger customer protection; industry wants flexibility for DeFi
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.
As institutional participation in cryptocurrency markets increases, traditional data vendors and new specialist crypto data providers are taking different approaches to supplying necessary data to financial firms.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Stephanie Renner (pictured), who has been named senior vice president of international finance at Cboe Global Markets.
Building a startup is hard. Building a blockchain startup is harder. More than 10 current and former financial blockchain builders and users detail their experiences of trying to cut their teeth on a once-darling tech, and the lessons they’re still…
When LSEG acquired Refinitiv, it added Eikon, FXall, and AlphaDesk to its portfolio of execution platforms. In February, the exchange also bought Tora, which has a stronghold in Asia, as well as a presence in crypto. While sources say there are clearly…
Top dealers clear crypto futures for select clients despite smorgasbord of risks
Despite the development of digital assets overall, and interest in cryptocurrencies remaining strong among individual investors and niche firms, widespread institutional adoption remains muted. Wei-Shen Wong looks at the tools being developed to support…
Race is on to secure new encryption algorithms for DeFi, before quantum computers become a present danger.
Industry participants are complaining that the current regulatory approach is ‘painful’ and doesn’t embrace innovation.
Digital Asset has slowly expanded its influence with exchanges in the APAC region, and this year has made additional inroads in the US and Europe. Anthony examines the company's wins and losses over the last seven years.
Cyber threat intelligence is crucial for the defense of an organization’s network, but financial firms have to figure out how to make sense of all the data first.
Cusip’s Matthew Bastian explains that a tokenized asset offering is not the same as other products that get tagged as being a digital asset. The differences are becoming more important as the capital markets industry continues to explore these new…
Lisa Iagatta, Isitc chair, says financial institutions have an opportunity to create more efficient processes in areas such as trade settlements through the use of digital assets.
The UK bank argues that a common approach to classifying tokens is needed to prevent regulatory arbitrage.