On 6 June 2018, CFA Institute hosted a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on the progress of the European Commission’s flagship Capital Markets Union project, which aims to create a single EU-wide market for capital by 2019. Josina Kamerling, Head of Regulatory Outreach EMEA at CFA Institute, reviews the discussion and evaluates the proposed regulation and the challenges and opportunities that accompany it.
Based on the involvement in 15+ blockchain cases, what are the challenges of a Blockchain project? It is mostly not about the hard coding work of a typical Blockchain technology, that is not yet mature, both improving very fast. It is the other area’s that make or break a Blockchain initiative. It is about the vision and business case, the collaboration aspect, the regulatory environment, standards and the integration aspects in legacy systems.