Clearing Executives Remain Skeptical on Blockchain

Senior CCP specialists say some emerging technologies have promise, but significant hurdles remain.

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Executives from major central counterparty (CCP) clearinghouses say they are investigating the applications of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud and distributed-ledger technology (DLT), but some remain unconvinced that they’re the silver bullet for process inefficiencies that many often claim.

“We have various projects going on in terms of concepts like distributed ledger, but that is not the center of what we do,” said Michael Davie, global head of rates at

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