The Blockchain and Us: The Main Takeaways

The Blockchain and Us: The Main Takeaways

The blockchain is one of those technologies that could have wide-reaching impacts on our lives. It certainly polarizes opinions. For some, it is a game changer that ushers in a new era of financial inclusion, a more secure financial system without intermediaries and...
FinTech Made in Switzerland: The Main Takeaways

FinTech Made in Switzerland: The Main Takeaways

Switzerland has great ambitions to go digital. The country released a digital manifesto in November 2016 with eight points to help it play a worldwide leading role in digital transformation. Digitization concerns all parts of life, but the financial sector is...
Book Review: The End of Banking

Book Review: The End of Banking

by Manuel Stagars, CFA, CAIA, ERP Announcing the demise of the financial system as we know it has become popular in the aftermath of the Great Recession. In fact, the Financial Times has dedicated an entire series to the topic, aptly named Death of Banks, wherein...