Blockchain – Part 3 – Smart Contracts

In this final post in our three part series on Blockchain, we discuss an important idea in this space, smart contracts. This featured heavily at recent Blockchain Summits and similar conferences, and is a topic of great interest and research. (more…)

Blockchain – Part 2 – Applications

This is the second in a three part series on blockchain, focusing on some of its potential applications. Of course, it’s impossible to talk about this subject without mentioning the original: Bitcoin. However, there is plenty written about this on the Internet so suffice to say that this is a digital currency (more…)

Blockchain – Part 1 – Technology Overview

In recent years, two of the major drivers of change in the financial industry have been regulation and technology, and it is likely that this will continue for some time. There is one technology in particular that has been generating much interest (both to participants and regulators), active research and product development; a technology (more…)