Cryptocurrencies – Time to Understand the Products, Risks and Benefits

Cryptocurrencies and the distributed ledger technology behind them are changing the way the world thinks about financial transactions, settlement, and trading. Just in the last few days, major Wall Street firms have announced trading desks to focus on cryptocurrencies and two major US exchanges, NYSE / ICE and NASDAQ, are rumored to be considering trading… READ MORE

Cryptocurrencies Could Change Product Purchasing, Trading and Tracking

Cryptocurrency and the distributed ledger technology behind many of these “coins” or “tokens” have the potential to completely change the way securities are created, distributed, and traded. They also hold the potential to change how purchases are made and assets are tracked. As with any significant leap that our industry takes, opportunities must be balanced… READ MORE

Webinar Recording Available: Emerging Technologies – Existing Regulations

In Case You Missed It… A recording is now available of the May 1, 2018 webinar, “Emerging Technologies – Existing Regulations,”  co-sponsored by Oyster Consulting and the NSCP. Innovation always outpaces regulation.  Firms have a constant struggle to balance the fear of being left behind by market innovators against the risk of a regulatory action. … READ MORE