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Brett Cenkus
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Trump Won't Kill America, Bitcoin Will

In this shared piece, author Brett Cenkus argues that nation-states will cease to exist not because of a who, but a what - and it's already here.

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Japanese Pension Fund Accesses CLSSettlement through State Street Trust and Banking

This is the first pension fund to migrate its FX settlement to CLSSettlement in Japan.

Gemini Joins the BT Radianz Cloud Community

Leading cryptocurrency exchange and custodian to leverage the resilience and global reach of the BT Radianz Cloud as it scales to meet institutional demand for cryptocurrencies trading.

Voyager Acquires Ethos Wallet, Self Custody & Crypto Services

In conjunction with the acquisition of the assets, up to nine existing Ethos personnel will join Voyager as employees, including the three founders of Ethos.

UK and US Make Joint Statement on Derivatives Trading and Clearing Post-Brexit

Market participants can be assured of the continuity of derivatives trading and clearing activities between the UK and US, following this joint statement by the Bank of England and CFTC, among others.

Nomura Asset Management Provides Access to CLSSettlement for Japanese Funds

NAM is working with three trust banks to offer CLSSettlement to a total of 21 investment trust funds.

Securitize and OTCXN Deliver First Non-Custodial End-to-End DSO Service

The two firms join to bring Leading Digital Security Offerings (DSOs) market the benefits of Central Depository to the digital asset market.

Digital Securities Take Another Step Toward Maturity

TokenSoft takes on the transfrer-agent role for the private market.

Eurex Clears First Swap Transaction for U.S. End Clients

Citi is the first futures commission merchant (FCM) offering client swap clearing through Eurex Clearing.

IHS Markit Teams with Cobalt to Re-engineer FX Post-Trade

MarkitSERV and Cobalt will offer a shared post-trade infrastructure designed to replace legacy technology and manual processes, bringing increased efficiency and reduced operational risk to the FX market.

Axos Financial, Inc. Closes COR Clearing LLC Acquisition

Transaction is expected to be accretive to EPS by 6% in fiscal year 2020.

Traiana Provides Central Clearing Connectivity to HKEX OTC Clear for FX

Market participants can now access HKEXs OTC Clear service to clear USD/CNH and USD/HKD FX forward and swaps, via Traiana’s Clearing Hub (CCP Connect.)

Mirae Asset Securities Opens New US Office

Korea-based Mirae Asset Daewoo Co., Ltd. has recently launched two new offices, expanding its global footprint into the largest Western financial marketplaces.

The Essential Components of The Risk Management Framework for CCPs

OCC shared blog is adapted from remarks delivered on December 4, 2018 by Dale Michaels to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Market Risk Advisory Committee.

European Post-Trade Still Fragmented Despite T2 Settlement

Barriers remain to integrating cross-border settlement in the region.

OCC Continues to Fulfill its Role as a SIFMU

OCC's Davidson discusses his firm's initiatives and goals to keep it registered as a systemically important financial market utility.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: California STA of Los Angeles 68th Annual Convention

In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY, Traders Magazine goes West and looks back to 2003 and the annual STALA conference.

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