UK-Based Global Funds Network Calastone Switches Entire System to Blockchain

London-based global funds network Calastone announced that it switched its entire system for fund trade clearing services to its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI) in a press release published on May 20. Per the release, the migration of the company’s over 1,800 customers over 41 markets “represents the largest community of global financial services organisations connecting and transacting via distributed ledger…

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Australian Securities Exchange Debuts Infrastructure Replacement

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released the first code for its replacement app development tool based on blockchain, the company confirmed in a press release on May 7. The new platform, dubbed the Customer Development Environment (CDE), builds on the exchange’s previous offering, Chess, which will now be retired. The initial features, which hinge on distributed-ledger technology (DLT), began…

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Blockchain Firm Digital Asset and ISDA Eye Smart Contract Use in Derivatives Trading

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) provider Digital Asset is collaborating with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) to develop a new tool that can support the use of smart contracts for derivatives trading. The news was revealed in an ISDA press release on April 9. The two parties’ collaboration focuses on creating interoperable technical solutions that advance standardization. According…

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TNW Conference 2019 Hard Fork: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

TheNextWeb is holding its annual hard fork conference on the 9th and 10th of May, 2019 in Amsterdam. The event will feature thought and industry leaders from multiple industries across the globe. This year’s event’s focus will be on the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), and will include discourses about its many uses as well as the challenges facing the…

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Blockchain Technology World 2019

A ‘REAL WORLD’ BLOCKCHAIN EVENT 12—13 MARCH 2019 | EXCEL, LONDON Blockchain Technology World is a new major event dedicated to fast-forwarding the adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) across businesses of all sizes and in all industries – the core focus of Blockchain Technology World is the ‘real-world’ application and integration of…

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