Videocast: Blockchain technology in the financial services industry

Blockchain and distributed-ledger technology hold tremendous promise, far beyond cryptocurrencies. However, there are also real pitfalls, which are often not identified until it is too late. This Bottom Line videocast discusses:

  • What is blockchain, and how is it broader than bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies?
  • Why it may be revolutionary, but why it will not solve all problems—and why it can create problems of its own.
  • Why lawyers and boards must be involved early and often to stop the problems, design solutions and identify further opportunities.

This is the third in a series of three Bottom Line videocasts discussing technology and innovation in the financial services industry.

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