Tassat, a global provider of financial technologies and products for digital payments and digital exchange, has appointed Krishna Prasad as its new CEO.
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.
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.
Actinver, BNP Paribas, Citibank and JP Morgan are now live on CLSNet, a standardised, automated bilateral payment netting calculation service for over 120 currencies operating on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform.
Former UBS veteran, Claude Waelchli, is to launch a US-based digital securities issuance platform, Tokenyz, which aims to modernise the legacy securities industry.
The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) has joined the Marco Polo Network, a trade and working capital finance network powered by blockchain technology, to conduct an evaluation program.
Digital asset platform Bitfinex and on-demand education and employment marketplace ODEM SA have collaborated to produce a new model of education on the role of digital token in the blockchain-enabled economy.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Accenture have published a white paper, Governing DLT Networks, which outlines a DLT governance operating model to manage risks and consequences of an evolving DLT landscape.
Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis company, has launched suspicious cryptocurrency transaction alerts in Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT), its real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution for monitoring cryptocurrency transactions.
Invesco Japan has launched the Japanese domestic ‘Invesco Global Blockchain Equity Fund’, offering Japanese investors exposure to digital assets and blockchain technology. The fund, managed by Invesco Capital Management with a delegation from Invesco Japan, will track the performance of the Elwood Blockchain Global Equity Index.