Tokenization done right: A compliant and comprehensive approach with Daml

As more securities move to distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms, effective asset tokenization holds the key to transforming issuance, settlement, custody, and asset servicing processes in financial services. The benefits of such digitization are clear — corporate actions and complex lifecycle management of regulated assets have long been major pain points across the industry,...
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Release of Daml Connect 1.18.0 RC

Daml Connect 1.18.0 RC has been released and is expected to be marked stable on December 1st. You can install it using: daml install 1.18.0-snapshot.20211124.8419.0.39d9afcd Summary Improved error codes and messages throughout the stack aid error handling and development of robust client applications. The JSON API and Daml Script have improved support for multi-party submissions. In...
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DigitalX: Reducing compliance risk through smart digitization

All companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) must have a securities trading policy to help manage and govern how directors, managers, and employees buy and sell shares within the company. Whenever an annual report, market-sensitive information, and/or new data regarding performance of a product or service is released internally, a restricted period for trading goes...
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Fintech Week Recap from the Daml Developer Community Team

Last week, Digital Asset had an action-packed agenda presenting at Hong Kong Fintech Week. From the perspective of the developer community, we should all be excited to see that Daml is paving the way for large-scale adoption of smart contract technology in the enterprise space.  Over the last few days, we broke the news about Goldman Sachs adopting Daml to drive their tokenization...
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Highlights from Digital Asset at Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021: Dematerialization, Regulation, Tokenization, Green Bonds, and Interoperability

Digital Asset took the stage at Hong Kong Fintech Week, announcing our work with Goldman Sachs on its end-to-end tokenized asset infrastructure that will support the digital life cycle of multiple asset classes on permissioned and public blockchains, as well as our green bond issuance prototype built in partnership with GFT for the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the Hong...
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Results from the Digital Asset and SE2 Smart Contract Hackathon

On behalf of Digital Asset and SE2, we are excited to announce the winners of our first, global Smart Contract Hackathon! Over 400 developers participated in envisioning, designing and developing distributed solutions with Digital Asset's multi-party application development platform and smart contract language - Daml. These participants joined numerous Daml training sessions throughout...
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Goldman Sachs Taps Digital Asset to Build Open Platform for Tokenized Assets

Goldman Sachs will use Daml to develop and support the end-to-end digital life cycle across multiple asset classes on permissioned and public blockchains. November 3, 2021 Digital Asset, a leading software and services provider helping enterprises build economic value through interconnected networks, today announced that Goldman Sachs will use Daml, Digital Asset’s core technology, to...
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Digitization of Financial Market Infrastructure: Analyzing the Power of Deutsche Börse’s D7 Post-Trade Platform and the Call for Dematerialization

There are a number of emerging themes driving the rapid innovation we see across global financial market infrastructure. However, digitization is at the forefront of these conversations as some of the world’s largest FMIs invest in the digitization of issuance processes and the dematerialization of securities. Broad Market Network Inefficiencies The urgency surrounding these initiatives...
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Digital Asset Meets Highest Standards of Data Protection with ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Industry-leading accreditation signals Digital Asset’s ongoing commitment to security, risk management, and best practices for data management across the organization October 28, 2021 Digital Asset, a software and services provider that helps enterprises build economic value through interconnected networks, today announced that it has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification for...
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LiquidShare and Digital Asset Help Shape the Future of CBDCs: Three Lessons Learned

Interest in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is surging based on a confluence of global trends. As Central Banks have noted in the Central Banks’ Executive Summary, “Many jurisdictions are seeing falling transactional use of cash, and new forms of digital money issued by the non-bank private sector (such as stablecoins) emerge. These developments have accelerated since the onset...
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