Global harmonisation and progressive thinking are needed to support data connectivity between markets, says Matthew Chan at ASIFMA.
The Final Report on Australia's Royal Commission packs a swift and powerful punch which may well be felt for some time, says public policy specialist Matthew Chan.
Rather than disintermediating centralised market infrastructure, DLT is being used to support centralised ecosystems, says Matthew Chan.
By moving to a blockchain platform, Calastone seeks to address the high cost of funds distribution and operational risk resulting from manual processes, older systems and legacy technology.
As Australia's banking sector continues to deal with fallout from Royal Commission findings of misconduct, Sibos highlighted a newfound focus on customer needs, says Matthew Chan.
Institutions, regulators and policymakers across Asia Pacific should take heed of the lessons of Australia's Royal Commission if they are to avoid similar problems, says Matthew Chan.