Blockchain Potential (DLT)

Applied to financial processes and services

Operational simplification

DLT reduces / eliminates manual efforts required to perform reconciliation and resolve disputes.

Regulatory efficiency improvement

DLT enables real-time monitoring of financial activity between regulators and regulated entities

Counterparty risk reduction

DLT challenges the need to trust counterparties to fulfil obligations as agreements are codified and executed in a shared, immutable environment

Source: The future of financial infraestructure.
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

Clearing and settlement time reduction

DLT disintermediates third parties that support transaction verification / validation and accelerates settlement

Liquidity and capital improvement

DLT reduces locked-in capital and provides transparency into sourcing liquidity for assets

Fraud minimization

DLT enables asset provenance and full transaction history to be established within a single source of truth