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T+0: realistic target or deluded fantasy?

T+0: realistic target or deluded fantasy? Part 2: the need for speed.  By Tony Freeman Faster is better – right? If you’re Lewis Hamilton: obviously yes. But suppose you’re a manufacturer based in Shenzhen making iPhone cases, your costs are all in Renminbi and Hong Kong Dollars, but your revenues are mostly in US Dollars, […]

Blockchain & DLT – just like the early railways or good for T+1?

Blockchain & DLT – just like the early railways or good for T+1? You decide By Tony Freeman In the early 1800’s railway pioneers across Great Britain and Ireland were busy developing this amazing new form of transport. Imagine the transformational impact of moving from horse speed to a steam-driven locomotive capable of 25kmh. Coal […]

The Ten Pillars Of Digitalization

The T+1 debate at SIBOS in Toronto this year will examine the challenges of shortening the settlement cycle and gage preparedness of the global Capital Markets and Investors for the North American move to T+1 in May 2024. One of the key benefits of T+1, will be to compel players in the market, to introduce […]

Whatever Happened To Blockchain Webinar Recording

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology came to the fore with the appearance and growth of cryptocurrencies, so whatever happened to blockchain? The narrative that started spreading at some point in 2013 was that blockchain technology should be decoupled from bitcoin, and used for more than exchanging digital currency. Cryptocurrency units could be inscribed with additional […]