Agreement 2017 Day 2 Recap: Verdict Blockchain’s Common Ground – Bitcoints


Published on May 24th, 2017 | by bitcoin


Agreement 2017 Day 2 Recap: Verdict Blockchain’s Common Ground

Can regulators and the entrepreneurs who want to use blockchain to upend the markets and sectors they work in find common ground?
The panels of the second day of Consensus 2017, in part, iterated on some of the first day’s ideas with a focus on balance and progress, touching on systemic applications such as healthcare, insurance, energy and even central bank currencies.
Gathering the table
Monica Singer from South African central securities depository (CSD) Strate stressed the increasing role of authorized institutions in maintaining market stability.
She sees her firm’s role as one of a negotiator and facilitator, acting as a bridge between the financial industry and the regulators.
Breaking the balance
Yet the disruption that some firms are seeking could, inevitably, upset that balance, some panelists argued.


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