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The Future of Finance Meetings for 2021 will bring together a variety of high-profile financial speakers. We will host a series of discussions, articles and interviews across all of our chosen themes: Data, Digital Identity, Securities, Asset Management, Law and Regulation, Payments, Money, Insurance, Pensions, Real Estate, Technology and Funding FinTechs. Follow this page for further updates.

The changeable burden that regulation is about to lay on digital asset custodians: Article

Safe custody is the service that will unlock corporate issuance and institutional investing in the securities, asset-backed, non-fungible and fund token markets. While there is widespread recognition that regulation of digital asset custodians would accelerate progress, regulators around the world have so far reached consensus on combating financial crime only. Even that is proceeding slowly…

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Embrace this digital future or die (20 September 2022)

If you work at an asset manager, a global custodian bank, a fund administrator or at a financial market infrastructure. Future of Finance is pleased to announce an invitation-only event to learn about a new operating model for the asset management industry and its service providers in global custody, fund administration and financial market infrastructures.…

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Is the digital asset custody industry ready to grow up?

A summary of the webinar of June 9 2022 entitled Is the digital asset custody industry ready to grow up? SUMMARY What can be done about crime in the cryptocurrency and DeFi industries? According to Chainalysis, thieves stole $3.2 billion of cryptocurrency in 2021 and had stolen another $1.3 billion in the first quarter of…

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Is the digital asset custody industry ready to grow up? (9 June 2022)

A Future of Finance webinar with custody banks, digital asset companies, regulators and technology companies on June 9 at 2pm UK time Safe custody is the crucial service for crypto-currency investors. The theft, loss or destruction of the unique private keys to the digital wallets in which cryptocurrencies are held is irreversible and – unlike…

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Summary and Highlights: The Securities Services Industry in the ‘New’ World

There are many reasons why established financial institutions are starting to trade and invest in crypto-currencies but their interest is certainly driving the development of services which match what they expect to find in the traditional foreign exchange (FX) and securities markets. Substitutes for the traditional means by which counterparty credit and settlement risk are…

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Hex Trust see sample opportunities for growth at home and abroad

Hex Trust see sample opportunities for growth at home and abroad Growing institutional interest in crypto-currencies, not least as a hedge against rising inflation, has spawned a range of custodial services to safeguard the private keys without which nobody can access the digital wallet that contains the assets. Hex Trust, the Hong Kong based provider…

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Securities Services Industry in the ‘New’ World (13 September 2021)

Securities Services Industry in the ‘New’ World Future of Finance and Coalition Greenwich, a division of CRISIL, will review the recent financial performance of the global custodian bank, and project near-term developments in the global custody industry. Monday 13 September, at 2pm UK time Read the Summary Topics will include: Changing client needsThe evolving competitive…

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Who Needs to Get Ready for the Coming of the Token Economy

Many factors inhibit institutional issuers and investors from adopting security tokens as readily as some institutions have taken to crypto-currencies. But an asset class in need of tokenization – privately managed assets – has been identified and an institutional grade infrastructure is being built to welcome institutional investors.

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Blockchain Clearing and Settlement for the Real World

L4S is a start-up led by people who know that a successful blockchain revolution in securities clearing and settlement cannot ignore either the technical limitations of the technology or the prevailing dispensation of service providers, market infrastructures, transaction processing technologies and accounting methodologies.

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CUSTODIANS HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SECURITY TOKENISATION HAPPEN (8th June 2021)

CUSTODIANS HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SECURITY TOKENISATION HAPPEN (8th June 2021) A FUTURE OF FINANCE WEBINAR WITH CUSTODIANS, BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGISTS, SETTLEMENT INSTITUTIONS, REGULATORS AND TRADERS OF DIGITAL ASSETS Tuesday June 8 2021, 14.00 – 15.00 UK time Questions posed from the October 2020 discussion and will provide the framework for the next discussion in June 2021:…

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SETTLEMENT AND CUSTODY OF DIGITAL ASSETS PART II (20th October 2020)

SETTLEMENT AND CUSTODY OF DIGITAL ASSETS PART II (20th October 2020) 20th October 2020 2.00-3.00 pm BST time Incumbents in the securities services industry concluded last year that blockchain would not disrupt post-trade services after all. Yet the potential advantages of tokenising equity and debt securities, especially in terms of operational, intermediation and liquidity cost savings, remain…

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