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ANNA to Extend Standards to Digital Asset Trading

October 25, 2019

The global body behind the assignment of International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINS) has created a task force to assess the role and scope of Isins in respect to digital asset identification and to provide recommendations on the potential benefits of creating guidelines across all kinds of digital assets, such as asset tokens, payment tokens, utility tokens and hybrid tokens.

ASX to Replace Legacy Clearing and Settlement System With Distributed Ledger

August 28, 2019

Digital Asset’s DAML, the new system to replace ASX’s equities clearing and settlement system is being progressively deployed within ASX’s Customer Development Environment. ASX is on-track to go-live with the new DLT-based system in March-April 2021. The operator is also looking to provide DLT solutions to customers in Australia and New Zealand.

Findora Announced As New Blockchain for Financial Services Industry

July 18, 2019

Findora, a cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building financial applications, was announced to the world this week and is promised to boast the highest standards of confidentiality, auditability, and interoperability required in open banking, asset securitization, trading systems, and peer to peer (P2P) lending solutions.

Yves Mersch: Back to stable

June 3, 2019

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Zahlungsverkehrssymposium, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main, 29 May 2019.

Successful Opening of Customer Development Environment for DLT testing

May 15, 2019

ASX has successfully opened the Customer Development Environment (CDE) for its new equities clearing and settlement system to replace CHESS, which is based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). The first of seven ‘drops’ of software code was made available to customers on Tuesday 30 April. Additional functionality will be released at approximately eight-week intervals, culminating in full functionality in the CDE by mid-2020.