Securities finance technology news | SFT: The future of RegTech

 Securities finance technology news | SFT: The future of RegTech

The industry is faced with a constant need to evolve and develop. At the Securities Finance Technology Symposium a panel discussion on technology aimed at solving regulatory burdens looked at the current market landscape, new rules frameworks and how the world of post trade will look in the future.

Three regulatory experts discussed what they thought the future held for regulations in the securities finance space, particularly around data, and what the ‘next big thing’ will be.

Despite all the hype, securities finance is still sleeping on the true power of blockchain, according to the first panellist. There are use cases and certain clients are definitely moving towards it, particularly for internal lending programmes, they said, but there is still hesitancy to adopt such a radical technology.

“I know a few of the central counterparties are looking at blockchain as a mechanism for…

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