digital securities

Blockchain Innovation & The Future of Capital Markets

In the blockchain revolution’s ideology and in the history of global capitalism, the 2008 financial crisis is a critical juncture. It willingly offers a bedrock narrative that justifies the purpose of a decentralized digital currency that offers more trust, transparency, and one central authority that has absolute power. The fragility of the modern financial system was out in the open, one that was heavily dependent on banks and other financial institutions.  In the face of crisis, these institutions had to …

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The Pros and Cons of Using Smart Contracts for Digitizing Securities by J.D. Salbego

The Pros and Cons of Using Smart Contracts for Digitizing Securities

Over the years, Blockchain has displayed the potential to disrupt many, if not most of our existing industries. Among other things, the ongoing developments with Blockchain has brought concepts such as digital securities and smart contracts to the limelight. As one of its major promises, Blockchain has the potential to automate processes of issuing, managing, and trading digital representations of real-world assets, while eliminating the intermediaries involved in the process. In what follows, I will discuss some of the major …

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J.D. Salbego