Expert on Block Chain and Its Future

Paul Greaney
By Paul Greaney
April 29, 2021NTD Businessshare

The European Union’s investment bank is apparently about to do its first bond issuance on the blockchain. Blockchain is like a decentralized public ledger that can be used to keep a record of transactions without a central authority.

Kent Barton, the head of research and development at Shapeshift, says the two main advantages are efficacy—you can cut out back-office tasks—and reduced risk—nobody can change the records once they’ve been recorded. NTD asked him where things might go next in the space.

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