Fintech in the form of crypto-assets, AI, robotic advisers and front end apps are gaining traction in the banking and bitcoin financial services services industry. For a number of years, people at the bank have been looking at blockchain and crypto-assets.
I went to the European Parliament back in to talk about them, and Barclays was one of only two banks there. But banks have been looking at them for a number of years. There is no doubt that crypto-assets — such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin — will play a major role in the future of finance.
But as crypto-asset markets so far do not offer any protection to investors, lack of regulation is becoming a pressing issue for all involved. The United States has attempted to regulate initial coin offerings ICOswhile China has banned cryptocurrency exchanges altogether.
Where to start is proving to be a conundrum.
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Sandler herself has worked with the Financial Conduct Authority FCA on consultations regarding the use of the sandbox a safe space in which new or untested software or coding can be run securely. I would actually really like it if a crypto-asset or an ICO went into a sandbox.
Blockchain and Bitcoin start-ups Chainalysis and Safello are just two of its recent Accelerator partnerships. Through the eyes of one of the traditional gatekeepers of money, the industry as a whole needs to works together to make crypto-assets safe and useable for all — from Barclays and the other big banks, to regulators, start-ups, policy-makers, et al.
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