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Vanguard, Symbiont and partners collaborate on digitalisation of currency forwards market using blockchain tech

Vanguard, Symbiont and partners collaborate on digitalisation of currency forwards market using blockchain tech

Vanguard and technology provider Symbiont, in conjunction with Bank of New York Mellon, State Street, and Franklin Templeton, are actively exploring the application of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to foreign-exchange forwards, bringing transparency and workflow efficiencies to the over-the-counter currency market. 

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AST launches ProxyIQ

AST launches ProxyIQ

AST has launched ProxyIQ, a blockchain-based proxy campaign management platform, which aims to provide mutual fund issuers with the best proxy campaign tabulation, reporting and predictive analytics, allowing for smarter, more cost-effective campaign execution.

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Distributed ledger tech implementations require refurbished approach to security, says DTCC paper

Distributed ledger tech implementations require refurbished approach to security, says DTCC paper

With the adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) expected to grow in financial services, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), has published a white paper, Security of DLT Networks, that recommends establishing a comprehensive industry-wide DLT Security Framework to review existing security guidelines, gaps in the approach to DLT security, and the need for increased standards.