A digital transaction system developed by quants at DZ Bank could slash margin costs for derivatives
Introducing deterministic termination rules to eliminate counterparty risk in smart derivatives
New tech has created perennial state of flux in banking, as other kinds of shake-ups continue
Proponent of big-picture investing sees growing role for machines, but with caveats
Wider automation could usher in future of ‘hands-free hedging’, but obstacles lurk in data standards and sharing
The utility settlement coin will kick-start trading of digital assets, says Chris Purves
Nomura is developing new software services to supplement trading profits
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USC could transform financial markets. But first, backers must prove it is secure
Risk Awards 2020: With four million FX trades since launch, the “institutional PayPal” now aims to free trapped margin
HSBC, StanChart and Bank of China welcome Hong Kong and China trade finance tie-up
Service aims to smooth swaps reconciliation – ‘the Holy Grail’ – for Goldman, Citi and other backers
Former Bank of America exec sees more potential in rival projects, such as utility settlement coin
In this paper, the authors aim to provide an interpretation of the legal issue of settlement finality in the context of proof-of-work distributed ledger technology, such as the Bitcoin network.
A panel of experts explores how greater collaboration between risk and finance teams can garner significant benefits and add value, how technological innovation is making the regulatory landscape more complicated to navigate and produce transformative…
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In this paper, the simulated environment of a hierarchical energy trading market using Ethereum’s smartcontract technology is created as a proof-of-concept of using blockchain technology in energy trading.
Swiss bank aims to tackle shrinking margins by automating workflows and cutting trade processing costs
BP and Engie pick up two awards each, while BNPP takes the coveted derivatives house of the year
This paper interprets the principles of good governance and corporate governance in the context of distributed ledger technologies, namely blockchain, analyzing specif- ically how these principles apply to a blockchain-enabled energy market.
Middle office still grappling with use of blockchain and artificial intelligence