American software corporation Microsoft will integrate its Azure Blockchain technology into stock exchange Nasdaq Inc.’s Financial Framework (NFF). Per the recent announcement, Microsoft will integrate its Azure blockchain service with NFF, a technology which provides software for trading infrastructure and operations outsourcing, and fulfills Nasdaq’s risk and surveillance technology offering.… Read the rest
Global trade has long been viewed as one of the most conspicuous areas for instrumental application of distributed ledger technology (DLT), with both trade finance and supply chains relying on antiquated, unreliable systems of record keeping and trust management. Financing cross-border commerce is a delicate business. In order to supply … Read the rest
Jack Ma-led Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s fintech conglomerate Ant Financial considers blockchain technology as one of the five key technologies that will dominate every industry in the long-term. In terms of immutability and decentralization, blockchain technology in its current form is impeccable. It is able to process sensitive data and … Read the rest
Financial professionals must find new ways to keep pace with the change and risk of disintermediation, while also ensuring the efforts to use blockchain are targeted at the right opportunities. Accounting, finance and tax professionals play key roles in the integrity of our financial systems, from ensuring transactions and risks … Read the rest
South Korean electronics giant Samsung is launching its own blockchain platform Nexfinance for finance-related businesses, the company announced in a press release. Samsung SDS, the corporation’s IT arm, confirmed the platform would cater to digital finance businesses looking to transform their structures using cutting-edge technology.
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Blockchain, a cryptocurrency wallet service, has hired former Goldman Sachs executive – Breanne Madigan to help boost its presence with institutional clients. Ms. Madigan will take up the role as head of institutional sales and strategy, she most recently served as head of institutional wealth services at Goldman Sachs, a … Read the rest