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DTCC Looks to Dematerialize Securities as Digital Future Looms

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is looking towards the future of digital securities as the industry advances from physical certificates to digital assets. The DTCC touches about all security transactions. In 2019, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $2.15… Read More

Crypto Exchange bitFlyer to Offer Digital Asset Trading in Hawaii, and New Pilot Program

bitFlyer USA, a digital currency exchange where people can purchase, sell, and trade Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptos for US dollars “safely,” with low fees and latency, revealed on August 19, 2020 that its digital asset trading platform will soon be accessible to customers based… Read More

DTCC Processed $2.15 QUADRILLION in Securities in 2019 and its Looking at Distributed Ledger Technology

  The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is an enormous operation providing the vast majority of clearing and settlement services for securities in the US. To put this in perspective, DTCC processed $2.15 quadrillion (a quadrillion is a thousand trillion) in securities during 2019…. Read More

Digital Assets: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Looks to Blockchain to Improve Public & Private Markets

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the platform that provides clearing and settlement services to the financial services markets, says it plans to “explore the benefits of digitalization in the public and private markets.” DTCC is looking to leverage blockchain or distributed ledger technology… Read More

US Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation Might Establish Consortium to Deal with DLT Security Risks

The US Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a major post-trade financial services firm offering clearing and settlement services to large capital markets, is considering establishing an industry consortium to formulate a joint strategy for dealing with security risks in the implementation of blockchain or… Read More

Giant US Post-trade Financial Services Firm DTCC Introduces Unified API Marketplace for Business Partners

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has introduced its Application Programming Interface (API) Marketplace, which offers its customers, business partners, and internal developers a single, unified, central location for APIs created by DTCC. Each API comes with a software development kit (SDK) and relevant… Read More

Senior Executives at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Sound Off on 2020

Senior Executives from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) have provided reflections on what we might expect regarding financial market infrastructures in 2020. The DTCC is a market infrastructure provider that automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions. It’s responsibilities include, “settling trading… Read More

DTCC and Accenture Forward Proposed DLT Governance Model

Accenture and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) are circulating a white paper which, “explores the generalized governance model that DTCC is implementing for its TIW-DDL system, a real-world implementation of DLT…(for the) financial industry.” DLT (distributed ledger technology) is an enterprise-adapted version of “blockchain”… Read More

Getting Real: Banking Technologists and Professor Debate Blockchain at Federal Reserve Atlanta

Banking technologists Martin Walker, Keith Pritchard and Professor David L Yermack debated the promise and realities of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies on a panel that opened the most recent Mapping the Financial Frontier Conference. The conference was held at Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta,… Read More

DTCC: Analyst says “DLT Maximalism” for Clearing Would Lead to Liquidity Crunch and Reduced Market Oversight

A Senior Analyst on Greenwich Associates’ Market Structure and Technology Team has produced a whitepaper and participated in a series of videos that challenge “DLT maximalist” claims that distributed ledger technology (DLT or “blockchain”) can effectively replace the roles played by central clearinghouses in securities settlement…. Read More

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Provides Guidelines for Security Tokens and Post Trade Responsibilities

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has published guidelines on security tokens and post trade responsibilities. The issuance of these guiding principles are an important step in the utilization of the issuance and ongoing trading of blockchain based securities tokens or crypto assets. DTCC… Read More

One Fifth of Respondents to DTCC Survey Concerned Blockchain / Fintech Adding Risk in Global Securities Settlement

About 20% of respondents to the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC’s)  “Systemic Risk Barometer” survey this year identified “Fintech” (blockchain, AI, cloud computing) as a possible source of risk in global securities settlement in 2019. Only 15% expressed similar concern last year. Commenting on… Read More

Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Assets, Hands Over CEO Role to AG Gangadhar

Blythe Masters, the CEO of software engineering firm DigitalAssets, has stepped down from her leadership role in the firm due to “personal reasons.” AG Gangadhar will immediately assume the position of acting CEO. Masters has been CEO since 2015 and has an accomplished resume of experience… Read More

World Economic Forum Convenes New Consortium Including Citigroup, Zurich Insurance Group & Kabbage to Address Fintech Cybersecurity

The World Economic Forum announced the creation of a new consortium to strengthen cybersecurity for fintech companies and data aggregators. The consortium’s founding members include global bank Citigroup, insurance company Zurich Insurance Group, fintech lender Kabbage, infotech company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and financial infrastructure… Read More

Ripple Announces: Major Banks Team Up to Launch Blockchain Payments Network

San Francisco fintech company, Ripple, announced on Friday that six major have teamed up to launch a new blockchain network on distributed financial technology. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Santander, UniCredit, Standard Chartered, Westpac Banking Corporation, and Royal Bank of Canada have teamed up to… Read More

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