Since introducing a blockchain solution for private equity, the custodian is looking at ways to deepen its capabilities.
But in limited situations, as shown by Lombard Odier’s purchase of a securitized insurance contract originated over a private blockchain.
The global custodian wants to repurpose data capabilities so it can engage clients more strategically.
Privacy concerns trouble even permissioned blockchains, says Dekrypt Capital’s Howard Wu, because without privacy, digital currencies can’t be fungible.
’Tis the season for end-of-year lists, awards and predictions – but DigFin would like to pose seven questions instead.
Major blockchain initiatives prove the technology offers privacy and scalability, but banks waiting to see which models prevail.
The company’s FIC Network is designed to use blockchain tech to originate and distributed fixed-income securities in new ways.
JIAM, a consortium supported by the Tokyo governor, wants global asset-management B2B fintechs to consider doing business in Japan.
Fei Zhang of B3i founding member Allianz says the consortium will transform into a company as it puts debut products into production.
Andrew Keys and Gil Penchina, token and investor veterans, swap notes on how the big money is coming into digital assets – and why.