Jean-David Péquignot was named global head of execution services, OSL. Péquignot has about 20 years of experience in trading, sales, market structuring and structured products. He has held several senior positions in major banks, most recently at Westpac Institutional Bank, where, among other positions, he served as deputy chief executive, Hong Kong, and head of global markets … [Read more...] about OSL Hires Senior Execs to Support Rising Volumes, New Products and Global Expansion
Over a five-hour-long educational hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday has confirmed–the US Congress is ready to listen.In a bid to ward off aggressive regulation, six senior executives from leading crypto firms, including Bitfury, Circle, Coinbase, FTX, Paxos and the Stellar Development Foundation, gave a crash course on the point of crypto and … [Read more...] about Did the industry execs’ testimonies ignite the congressional belief in crypto?
Blockchain, the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), has already gained mainstream popularity, according to global finance executives polled by Big Four auditing firm Deloitte.According to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Blockchain Survey, 81% of the financial services industry (FSI) executives believe that blockchain technology is “broadly scalable” and has … [Read more...] about 81% of finance execs say blockchain has gone mainstream: Survey
Over 22 developers and executives from decentralized finance (DeFi) heavy-hitters Chainlink, Aave, Sushiswap, and several other crypto projects have joined GoodFi, a not-for-profit organization created by decentralized ledger network Radix.The non-profit hopes to onboard 100 million people into the DeFi space by 2025, it shared in a release with CryptoSlate.Enhancing DeFiAs per … [Read more...] about Chainlink, SushiSwap execs join non-profit GoodFi to bring ‘DeFi to 100 million people’
Blockchain is seen as a major area of interest by enterprises looking to invest in deep tech solutions, a new report suggests. An industry-wide survey conducted by quantum computing firm Seeqc revealed that 67% of executive decision-makers feared falling behind competitors when it comes to emerging technologies. With this in mind, 57% of large enterprises are actively … [Read more...] about Why C-suite execs are pursuing blockchain