MODULE 1: Introduction to Distributed Ledger
•Parallels between Distributed ledger and other disruptive technologies, as well as investment opportunities they can offer.
•A review of how Distributed ledger is different from the Internet and other disruptive technologies?
•How to build a Roadmap for Distributed ledger.
•Determining a best practice approach in developing the necessary supporting standards and protocols.
MODULE 2: Why Distributed Ledger Detractors are Missing the Point
•The arguments for and against the development of Distributed ledger technologies.
•A review of the future of Distributed ledger in the banking and financial services sectors.
•How Distributed ledger can help to grow your firm’s margins.
•How to understand the operational requirements of financial institutions and how Distributed ledger can be applied to each firm’s individual case.
MODULE 3: Innovation in Capital Markets
•Seeing beyond the hype: which problems can Distributed ledger applications realistically solve?
•What is driving investment in Distributed ledger within the banking and financial services sectors?
•How will ownership of and responsibility for Distributed ledger architectures develop?
•Disrupt or be disrupted? What could be the cost of not investing in Distributed ledger?
MODULE 4: Distributed Ledgers in Financial Markets
• A review of financial market problems, achieving consensus by reconciliation, and too much trust (slow transactions, costly duplication, opacity, and litigation).
• Achieving Variation and Initial Margin work flow on a Distributed Ledger.
• Smart Contracts: Robot Counterparties or Digital Referees?
• What impact on incumbents? No or new roles for Central Counterparties (CCPs) and Repositories?