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Artificial intelligence: the shape of things to come

AI: the shape of things to come

Many financial services industry firms are examining the potential of distributed ledger and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Is it too early for any meaningful deployment?

Interview: Robert Barnes, TradeIX – the IX in Trade

Robert Barnes, TradeIX

In an exclusive interview with trade finance specialist TradeIX, co-founder and CEO Robert Barnes explains how banks’ senior management is focusing on one goal and why product silos simply do not work.

Linux Foundation and Hyperledger launch blockchain training course

Blockchain course

Linux Foundation, along with its Hyperledger Project, are looking to increase the use of blockchain within the enterprise with the introduction of a training course and certification programme designed for those who want to use the technology.

Commerzbank, KfW and MEAG simulate blockchain-based security transaction

It's blockchain story time!

Commerzbank, KfW Banking Group and MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO, have replicated a jointly traded euro commercial paper (ECP) in a blockchain environment.

SIX Swiss Exchange, Nasdaq and Chain team for blockchain OTC project

BBVA and Ripple in blockchain cross-border payments trial

SIX Swiss Exchange and Nasdaq and working with blockchain tech company Chain to provide distributed ledger technology (DLT) for for SIX’s over-the-counter (OTC) structured products business.

R3, CGI and eleven banks develop blockchain-based trade finance app

Trade finance and blockchain

Following a year of development and testing, R3, CGI and eleven banks unveil a prototype of a trade finance app built of R3’s Corda distributed ledger technology (DLT).

R3’s Corda DLT platform tested for euro commercial paper issuance

R3

Blockchain consortium R3 (which now describes itself as an “enterprise software firm”) and four of its member banks have created a prototype solution for issuance of euro commercial paper (ECP) on R3’s Corda distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform.

Calastone completes first phase of blockchain project

SAP launches Blockchain-as-a-Service

Global funds transaction network Calastone says it has “successfully” completed the first phase of its blockchain distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept (PoC).

Blockchain is here to stay, but what regulatory and legal hurdles does it now face?

John McGonagle, DLA Piper

DLA Piper’s John D. McGonagle speculates on what the rise of blockchain technology might mean for the future of banking, the feedback which the UK regulator FCA may receive from interested stakeholders, and some of the regulatory and legal hurdles which blockchain technology may need to negotiate in the near future.

Top fintech stories this week – 26 May 2017

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