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A Future of Finance Round Table. Interoperating token networks: What they are and how to get there. In partnership with R3

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How R3 gets blockchain projects done

[OCT 2023] R3 first came to public attention in 2015 when a group of major financial institutions and technology vendors backed the company to work out how blockchain technologies could be applied to regulated financial markets. More than six years on, R3 is the established enterprise software company behind a host of live and soon-to-be-liveContinue reading “How R3 gets blockchain projects done”

FUTURE OF FINANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: R3 doubles down on interoperability, high availability, and scalability reinforced by the next generation of Corda

[JUL 2023] LONDON/NEW YORK:R3, the enterprise distributed ledger technology (DLT) and services firm, today announced the next generation of its flagship platform Corda at its hosted event in New York. The updated version has been designed for global financial market infrastructure providers and central banks to enable applications to interoperate seamlessly and securely across other open enterprise DLT networks.R3,Continue reading “FUTURE OF FINANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: R3 doubles down on interoperability, high availability, and scalability reinforced by the next generation of Corda”

FUTURE OF FINANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Harmonia, a Hyperledger Lab: Unlocking Interoperability for Regulated Financial Networks

[JUL 2023] Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has gained significant traction in recent years in the financial sector, where its promise of data consistency, security, and shared business logic is the key to resolving long-standing market-level inefficiencies. However, as the adoption of blockchain networks continues to expand, a pressing challenge has emerged: the ability for theseContinue reading “FUTURE OF FINANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Harmonia, a Hyperledger Lab: Unlocking Interoperability for Regulated Financial Networks”

What are you doing about regulated Stablecoins?

[JUN 2023] Regulated banks are waking up to the threats and opportunities created by the decision to bring Stablecoins within the regulatory perimeter. In both domestic and international payments and securities markets, regulated Stablecoins offer liberation from the status quo as well as the threat of disintermediation. Where doing nothing is not a survivable option,Continue reading “What are you doing about regulated Stablecoins?”

Stablecoins: Where They Came From, Where They Are Now, Where They Are Going Next

[JUN 2023] By providing a source of cash to settle transactions, hold assets and supply credit on blockchain networks, Stablecoins are the crucial underpinning of the digital asset markets. In the last three years, they have come under intense regulatory scrutiny, and are now facing the prospect of onerous regulations akin to those laid onContinue reading “Stablecoins: Where They Came From, Where They Are Now, Where They Are Going Next”

Is this how CBDCs will happen in the major global currencies?

[MAR 2023] A Future of Finance webinar March 23 at 2pm UK time When it came to digital money useable on blockchain networks, the choice between central bank money and commercial bank money used to feel binary: Stablecoins and tokenised deposits and e-money were stopgaps pending the introduction of CBDCs. But as the threat ofContinue reading “Is this how CBDCs will happen in the major global currencies?”

A thousand dApps will bloom on the solid foundations of CBDCs

[FEB 2023] Key Insights From This Interview The global consensus on the need to regulate asset-backed Stablecoins, and in particular to restrict issuance to banks, means these instruments are effectively being brought within the regulations applied to the banking industry (1). Being regulated as a bank entails obligations but also brings privileges, such as accessContinue reading “A thousand dApps will bloom on the solid foundations of CBDCs”

 A thousand dApps will bloom on the solid foundations of CBDCs

[FEB 2023] A Future of Finance interview with Ricardo Correia, Head of Digital Currencies at R3. Dominic Hobson 00:14:  Hello, I’m Dominic Hobson, co-founder of Future of Finance, spoke to Ricardo Correia, head of digital currencies at R3, where he leads a team that is working with central banks and financial institutions that are exploringContinue reading ”¬†A thousand dApps will bloom on the solid foundations of CBDCs”

Stablecoins will be regulated: What are the implications for the markets?

[JAN 2023] A Future of Finance Webinar on January 26th 2023 at 2pm UK time Over the last three years an international consensus has emerged on how to regulate a novel financial instrument first invented to put cash on to blockchain-based networks: the Stablecoin. Bringing certain types of Stablecoin within the scope of regulation doesContinue reading “Stablecoins will be regulated: What are the implications for the markets?”