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The Importance of Nodes in the Fnality Payment System

Traditionally, the functions of financial market infrastructure (which includes payment systems) have been centrally administered and operated by a single entity. There is a growing movement within the wholesale financial market towards decentralisation in order to reduce reliance on centralised intermediaries and “unlock billions in capital and liquidity. Decentralisation is at the core of our design principles at Fnality. Both the technology underpinning the Fnality Payment System (‘FnPS’) and our organisational design are based on the concept of decentralisation. There will be no ‘single point of failure’ should a server go down or ‘single point of attack’ from malicious actors...

Are Stablecoins a threat to Capital Markets Incumbents?

At the start of this year, I wrote a post speculating that 2021 may be the year of dFMI. Happily, there has been some significant progress on this front, such as the creation of an Omnibus Account Structure by the Bank of England and a clarification of the usage of ECB technical accounts paving the way for pre-funded payment systems. However, nearly three quarters of the way through the year, I admit I may have missed an important stage of evolution: the speed of stablecoin acceptance!

Fnality recognises a major market milestone

Bank of England publishes an omnibus accounts policy to enable innovative payment systems

Fnality continues to strengthen its partnership with Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Fnality: Enhancing Cross-Border Payments

2021: The Year of dFMI

Peer-to-Peer Cross-Chain Swaps: Interoperability - The dFMI Way

What is interoperability?

Our response to the FSB on the Financial Stability Implications of the Covid-19 Pandemic

 

Our response to the FSB on the challenges of stablecoins - Part 2

Earlier this year, the Financial Stability Board authored a paper on stablecoins: 'Addressing the regulatory, supervisory and oversight challenges raised by 'global stablecoin' arrangements'.

Response to the Bank of England's speech on 'Payments after the COVID crisis'

Here at Fnality International, we were pleased to see Christina Segal-Knowles, Executive Director, Market Infrastructure Directorate at the Bank of England address the challenges and opportunities in payments post Covid on 11th June 2020. The key points that we take from the speech are as follows:

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