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The road from the statue of liberty to tokenisation
In the era of digitalisation and the emergence of blockchain technology, the tokenisation of assets has gained...
Market Perspectives
In the era of digitalisation and the emergence of blockchain technology, the tokenisation of assets has gained sustantially more steam.
The road from the statue of liberty to tokenisation
Digital assets, the true investment opportunity from an investor's perspective
Over the past few decades, technology has been an increasingly attractive investment opportunity for investors. While...
Market Perspectives
Over the past few decades, technology has been an increasingly attractive investment opportunity for investors. While still in its early days, it is fair to say that blockchain technology is one of the most exciting innovations we are currently witnessing. It is a new paradigm that has the potential to disrupt most industries, from financial services to supply...
Digital assets, the true investment opportunity from an investor's perspective
Reinventing confidential intermediation with Secretarium
Institutions such as crypto-exchanges cannot run on a blockchain for several reasons, including compliance, privacy and...
Market Perspectives
Institutions such as crypto-exchanges cannot run on a blockchain for several reasons, including compliance, privacy and data storage. But what if a cryptographic platform could allow automation without sharing any data at all? This is precisely the value proposition of automated confidential intermediation, proposed by Secretarium.
Reinventing confidential intermediation with Secretarium
Ecosystem and new entrants: shifts in financial services
Do you remember Napster? Founded in 1999, the peer-to-peer file sharing service created a stir in the world. It allowed...
Technology
Do you remember Napster? Founded in 1999, the peer-to-peer file sharing service created a stir in the world. It allowed users to share audio files with each other, thereby undermining copyright. Nobody really talks about Napster anymore. But the idea of playing music from the internet has supplanted classic records sales. What Napster represented for the music...
Ecosystem and new entrants: shifts in financial services
Stable coins: the next big thing for the financial industry?
Money has always been at the heart of the economy, with the purpose of facilitating commercial trade. Money has taken...
Technology
Money has always been at the heart of the economy, with the purpose of facilitating commercial trade. Money has taken physical forms such as coins, notes and gold, but also electronic and more recently digital forms*.
Stable coins: the next big thing for the financial industry?
What's Asset Tokenisation and what impact for financial markets?
Unnoticed by many, innovations in financial services have shaped large parts of the world as we know it today.
Technology
Unnoticed by many, innovations in financial services have shaped large parts of the world as we know it today.
What's Asset Tokenisation and what impact for financial markets?
Welcome to the token world
Three years ago, SGSS published its first Blockchain magazine. This was a few months after a major report had been...
Technology
Three years ago, SGSS published its first Blockchain magazine. This was a few months after a major report had been published on the changes that blockchain technology would bring to financial markets, reducing the need for reconciliations and bringing many billions of annual savings* to the financial industry.
Welcome to the token world
The new outsourcing challenges for asset managers
In recent years, asset managers have been facing a complex environment: substantial competition, lower interest rates...
Market Perspectives
In recent years, asset managers have been facing a complex environment: substantial competition, lower interest rates and increasing regulatory pressure. They are therefore, as already mentioned in the Taking the Long View study published by SGSS in June 2018, actively looking for solutions enabling them to optimise their cost base and improve their operating...
The new outsourcing challenges for asset managers
The European real-estate fund market in 2019
What are the future prospects of the European real-estate fund market?
Market Perspectives
What are the future prospects of the European real-estate fund market?
The European real-estate fund market in 2019