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Gresham and RegTek.Solutions partner to offer strategic transaction reporting solution to buy-side and sell-side firms

Ian Manocha

First client live using enhanced Reconcile.Trade solution to run on Gresham’s Clareti Platform

How Did a Team of A Level Students Find Bugs in the Clearmatics Hackathon?

Clearmatics Hackathon - Barclays Team

If two firms use two ledgers with different technology, how do they transfer value without an intermediary? Using the Clearmatics Ion framework might be the answer. Clearmatics organised a hackathon, which took place at Rise created by Barclays. Five teams took part and used the Ion framework developed by Clearmatics with a free choice of use case.

The explorations each team chose were these:

Which OTC startup using DLT and Semantic Blockchain got an investment from Wells Fargo?

Which OTC startup using DLT and Semantic Blockchain got an investment from Wells Fargo?

CFTC Primer on Smart Contracts

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s LabCFTC today released, “A CFTC Primer on Smart Contracts.” This primer is part of LabCFTC’s effort to engage with innovators and market participants on a range of financial technology (FinTech) topics, and follows on a 2017 primer on virtual currencies and the agency’s recent FinTech Forward conference.

A Primer on Smart Contracts

Released: 11/27/2018

City of London Digital Transformation in Banking and Financial Services Event

Join Redspire and Microsoft for a Financial Services Business Leaders event in the heart of City of London. Hear from four world-class Senior keynote speakers and enjoy an intimate and informal presentation with Chris Brindley, ex-Metro Bank Helen Wilson, Microsoft UK’s Customer Success Director. Take the opportunity to ask direct questions on how you can successfully steer change within your own business and why it’s so important to do so now.

A Blockchain Grand Challenge: Smart Financial Derivatives

The following outlines a few of the major research questions being investigated: some of these are general research problems that affect blockchain/DLT development broadly, whereas others are very specific to financial derivatives, but all of these aspects must be solved, and their solutions combined effectively, to provide efficient and resilient solutions to the grand challenge.

A Pain in the Risk System Vendor Ask

 Recently, Aite Group turned to 29 buy-side risk managers to find out what features are most important to them when selecting a risk management system and why.

The Need for Speed - Part II

Opening up the market in South Africa: The need for speed part 2

New Studies on an Equities Distributed Ledger Address Volume Concerns

Exchange traded products such as futures and equities can show extreme volumes of transactions each day - could a distributed ledger support that level of throughput, given concerns over the complex consensus model for ledgers. Two new studies carry out detailed simulations to find the boundaries of ledger performance and show the way for future technology transformation in the capital markets.

The Inside Story of DerivHack | The Beginning of Something Big?

The inside story of DerivHack and how the ISDA CDM might be the beginning of something big

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