ASX, Digital Asset and VMware are looking to extend the use of blockchain technology in financial services in Australia and New Zealand.
Bryan D’Souza joins R3 from Societe Generale where he has worked for the past seven years in various trading technology roles.
Company founded to lead the Utility Coin Settlement project has made three senior hires as it moves forward with initiative.
The exchange's new DLT solutions team has been created to look at other ways the ASX can use the technology in the equities and non-equities space.
Dublin will be R3’s second European office and is set to open in 2020 as part of the vendor’s rapid expansion plans.
R3 is looking to expand its global headcount from 215 to almost 300 by the end of the year.
Growing number of buy-side firms looking to blockchain, artificial intelligence and robotics for growth opportunities over the next five years.
A trial project using blockchain to transfer and settle securities and cash proved costly and less speedy than the traditional way, the Bundesbank president said.
Kenan Altunis most recently served as global co-head of the institutional client group within Deutsche Bank’s corporate and investment bank.
ASX is working to replace its equities clearing and settlement system with blockchain technology.