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The Blockchain: Capital Markets Use Cases. @GreySparkUK


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The Blockchain: Capital Markets Use Cases. @GreySparkUK
GreySpark Partners presenta un informe, el Blockchain: Capital Markets casos de uso, examinando cómo los bancos de inversión y otras empresas de los mercados financieros potencialmente podrían utilizar la tecnología distribuida libro mayor (DLT) en el futuro. El informe caracteriza a una amplia variedad de diferentes formas de aplicaciones blockchain siendo desarrollado por Fintech empresas de nueva creación a nivel mundial, y se analiza cómo estas aplicaciones podrían eventualmente ser utilizadas por los participantes en los mercados de capital como medio de sustitución de los sistemas de front y back-office existentes y procesos dentro de la buyside y la sellside.

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The Blockchain: Capital Markets Use Cases. @GreySparkUK

  1. 1. The Blockchain: Capital Markets Use Cases For more information, please see: Through the utilisation of smart contracts, financial instruments can be pre-programmed to carry out corporate actions, such as payment of bond coupons or dividends. Servicing of Instruments Since the blockchain is a replicated and synchronised database of transactions distributed across a network of users, manual reconciliation become redundant. Reconciliation The blockchain is fundamentally a record of transaction history, delivering a fully transparent, accessible transactional database for governing bodies. Regulatory Reporting An individual’s or an entity’s identity can be stored on the blockchain, ensuring secure and rapid ID authentication without the warehousing of sensitive data at third-party repositories. Know-your-client and Anti-money Laundering Registries In 2015, the fintech industry is developing blockchain and distributed ledger technology designed to reduce the costs associated with a variety of front- and back-office processes within capital markets. Banks and buyside firms alike are actively experimenting with applications for this technology to streamline existing markets infrastructure, reduce dependency on third-party intermediaries and to reinvent elements of the trade lifecycle. This report analyses a variety of capital markets use cases for blockchain technology. Specifically, the report found that, while many market participants are experimenting in 2015 with a variety of distributed ledger applications, a comprehensive blockchain-based solution that can replicate and then expand upon existing markets infrastructures has not yet been developed. Issuance, Ownership and Transfer of Financial Instruments BANK Clearing and Settlement On the blockchain, the entire lifecycle of a trade – including its execution, clearing and settlement – can occur at trade level, lowering post-trade latency and reducing counterparty exposures. Payments and Remittance Transactions can occur directly between two parties on a frictionless P2P basis. The technology’s application for overseas transactions has the potential to reduce risk, transaction costs and to improve speed, efficiency and transparency. BANK BANK BANK BANK BANK BANK BANK BANK BANK BANK A blockchain-based securities market allows traders to buy or sell stocks directly on exchanges or directly to other market participants in a P2P manner without the intermediation services provided by a broker or clearinghouse.