by Marc Robert-Nicoud, CEO, Clearstream Holding
Although blockchain technology has been around for years, it seems that the financial industry has only now started to realise its potential. While blockchains certainly offer exciting possibilities for the consolidation of transaction flows, the CEO of Clearstream Holding, Marc Robert-Nicoud, advocates a balanced approach.
Blockchain seems to be the buzzword of 2015. The technology underlying bitcoins has suddenly evolved from a niche area of expertise to a key skill. As a result, representatives of the financial industry are grappling to understand the complex disruptive impact blockchain could potentially have on well-established financial structures.