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Solving Challenges with Smart Assets

In late 2018, Waves Platform released Smart Assets on MainNet and launched Tokenomica, a fully compliant exchange for digital assets. This article, centered on use cases for Smart Assets, comes as the first in a series focused on how Waves solutions facilitate building the financial system of the future. Cryptocurrency Trading Over the last couple…
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16th January 2019 0

The Future of AI Will Be About Less Data, Not More

Companies considering how to invest in AI capabilities should first understand that over the coming five years applications and machines will become less artificial and more intelligent. They will rely less on bottom-up big data and more on top-down reasoning that more closely resembles the way humans approach problems and tasks. This general reasoning ability…
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15th January 2019 0

Blockchain: the Best of 2018 and What to Expect in 2019

In the year 2018, we saw more improvements for blockchain. In the year 2018, we saw more improvements for blockchain. Blockchain has been the talk of the town for the last few years. The year 2017 was a groundbreaking year, considering that the price of Bitcoin reached nearly $20k. This indirectly helped make blockchain reach…
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14th January 2019 0

Singapore to Launch Automated Litigation Work Platform For Prosecutors, Set to Embrace AI

Singapore’s main prosecuting body, the Attorney General’s Chambers, or AGC, which looks after crime and financial sector cases, is to launch an automated litigation analysis work platform to improve efficiency in its courts. It is also set to embrace large scale text analytics for major evidence reviews. And, the important South East Asian legal centre…
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11th January 2019 0

FCA outlines proposals for post-Brexit financial services contracts regime

The financial services contracts regime aims to ensure that firms can still fulfill their contractual obligations in the UK for a limited period of time, even if they are outside the temporary permissions regime. The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has earlier today published further proposals to prepare its regulations for various outcomes of Brexit.…
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10th January 2019 0

IoT Trends to Watch for in 2019

Anyone following Internet of Things news has undoubtedly noticed a shift in headlines: The world where everything computes is here However, the IoT is not a static force, and developers and users are constantly finding news ways to exploit the simple yet powerful concept of connected everything. In 2019, the industry should expect emerging trends…
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8th January 2019 0

New contract battleground for AI in law

Managing mountains of contracts held by in-house legal departments is emerging as the next big battleground for artificial intelligence in law. Cambridge-based start-up Luminance has revealed a move into the corporate market by announcing that financial services company Think Money Group had adopted its technology – up to now, installed mainly in law firms – to…
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14th November 2018 0

Cappitech MiFID II industry survey finds high percentage of non-compliance in best execution

65% of respondents do not monitor trades systematically according to best execution criteria Herzliya, November 13th 2018 – Cappitech, a leading provider of regulatory reporting and intelligence technology for the financial services industry, today announced the results of a survey of over 100 European buy- and sell-side compliance decision-makers.  The survey examined how MiFID II…
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13th November 2018 0

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on General Counsel

By: Kurt Watkins, general counsel and CEO at Contextum, and Matthew Savare, partner at Lowenstein Sandler Artificial intelligence (AI) has moved from the silver screen and into our homes and businesses. Without even knowing it, most people encounter some manifestation of AI in their daily lives. From intelligent personal assistants such as Siri and Alexa…
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12th November 2018 0

Digital assistants, social media key for banking by 2022

NEW DELHI: Digital assistants, social media and third-party channels are expected to be the primary channels for banking by 2022, apart from mobile and online, a report said on Wednesday. “After existing digital channels (mobile and online), digital assistants, social media and third-party channels are expected to be the primary channels for banking by 2022,”…
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9th November 2018 0