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distributed ledger

P&L Talk Series with Franck Mikulecz

Franck Mikulecz, managing director of the newly established clearing house FXCH, explains why and how his firm is using distributed ledger technology to clear spot FX transactions. Profit & Loss: You’ve launched a clearing house to clear spot FX using distributed ledger technology. Why? Franck Mikulecz: We think that in some respects, the FX market […]

Digital Asset Continues Senior Hiring Spree

Digital Asset, a developer of distributed ledger technology, has hired Carol Mathis as its chief financial officer (CFO). Mathis joins from RBS Corporate and Institutional Bank, where she was a managing director and chief operating officer for the past three years. Prior to that, she was chief financial officer for more than 12 years.  Before […]

Thomson Reuters Joins R3 Consortium

Thomson Reuters has joined R3’s partnership to design and apply distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to global financial markets. “Thomson Reuters will contribute insights from its work with customers to drive product innovation and transformation in the financial sector using distributed ledger technologies,” the two companies say in a statement. The R3 team of “financial […]

Absa Bank Joins R3, Targets Blockchain Adoption in Africa

Absa Bank (Absa), the South African subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group (Barclays Africa), has become the first bank in Africa to join R3’s consortium aiming to design and apply distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to global financial markets. On the back of its membership, Absa will also be working towards developing a collaborative working […]

Wells Joins Digital Asset

Gavin Wells is the new Head of Europe of software company, Digital Asset Holdings, the company confirms. Wells had previously been at LCH Clearnet (LCH), where he was global head of ForexClear. Wells joined LCH in 2008 and led the team that designed and implemented the ForexClear service, which was launched in March 2012. He […]