Blockchain: Reshaping banking for digital consumers

The Capco Institute video series brings together leading academics and senior financial executives to discuss pertinent issues impacting the world of financial services.

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Leading experts discuss blockchain technology, its operating models and business cases in finance and other industries.

 

Panel members:

Banking insider's perspective

  • Alex Batlin, FinTech/Blockchain thought leader

Market infrastructure provider’s perspective

  • Angus Scott, Head of Product Strategy & Innovation at Euroclear

Academic perspective

  • Prof. Philip Treleaven, Head of Financial Computing Centre at University College London (UCL)

 

Moderator:

  • David Oxenstierna, Partner, Capital Markets, Capco North America

Part 1: Technology Focus

Part 1: Technology Focus
  • Existing and new underlying technologies of blockchain
  • Automatable and enforceable smart contracts
  • Code as a trusted agent

Part 2: Technology Focus Continued

Part 2: Technology Focus Continued
  • Smart contract language
  • Private (permissioned) vs public (permissionless) chain
  • Is the underlying technology ready for automation, and are banks?

Part 3: Business cases and ROI

Part 3: Business cases and ROI
  • Areas of finance presenting the greatest opportunities short- and long-term
  • Most promising applications of blockchain in finance
  • Non-banking sectors actively adopting blockchain and potential candidates

Part 4: operating model and governance

Part 4: operating model and governance
  • Blockchain governance standards – evolving or imposed? And can we get banks to agree?
  • Existing market infrastructure governance vs distributed governance such as Bitcoin
  • The missing pieces: What should banks, market infrastructure players and governments be doing to embrace blockchain?