Connecting the dots...

Bridges 2 The Future. Digital Assets - The Need to Understand Competitive Dynamics in Complex Environments to Maximize Commercial Outcome

Dr Peter T. Golder & Professor Gordon Hewitt — 03 February 2022

Bridges 2 The Future. Digital Assets - The Need to Understand Competitive Dynamics in Complex Environments to Maximize Commercial Outcome

This paper sets out a map for rapid business growth and value creation in uncontested and often undefined competitive space in which many of the pillars of our normal business thinking require definitional clarity.

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Effective Exposure to Crypto via Derivatives - An Opportunity to Adopt Capital Efficiency Trading and settlement models

Dr Peter T. Golder & Niamh Lane — 01 February 2022

Effective Exposure to Crypto via Derivatives - An Opportunity to Adopt Capital Efficiency Trading and settlement models

This paper outlines the current options open to institutional investors to gain exposure to CCs and explores considerations for a Digital Market Infrastructure [DMI] provider contemplating offering "institutional grade" solutions. We pose the question of whether the emerging pressure on large Financial Institutions to provide digital asset exposure to their clients creates an opportunity to develop novel business models and ultimately create incremental revenue?

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Crypto Alpha - Impact of Market Infrastructure on Alpha Generation

Dr Peter T. Golder, Joël L. Glässer & Usman Khan — 13 December 2021

Crypto Alpha - Impact of Market Infrastructure on Alpha Generation

In this article, we look at the Cryptocurrency [CC] market structure in more detail and highlight the differences between the traditional financial market. We assess how the performance of trading algorithms differs between Crypto ‘exchanges’. We base this assessment on four exchanges and three common trend following strategies.

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A New Intellectual Framework - Connecting the Invisible Dots

Dr Peter T. Golder & Professor Gordon Hewitt — 25 November 2021

A New Intellectual Framework - Connecting the Invisible Dots

This paper aims to set out some relevant ideas for the creation and establishment of a successful Financial DIGITAL MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE [DMI] provider. This paper and others in the "connecting the dots…" series will often refer to "New Game" forms of competition, and "Game Changing" aspects of competitive activity.

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DEFI - Ready 4 Prime Time? An institutional perspective

Dr Peter T. Golder & Natalie Salemink — 15 November 2021

DEFI - Ready 4 Prime Time? An institutional perspective

DECENTRALIZED FINANCE [DEFI] is with us and we postulate it is here to stay – in fact, we believe growth in DEFI will be significant over the coming years.

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Digital Financial Market Infrastructure - Considerations 4 the Future

Dr Peter T. Golder — 04 November 2021

Digital Financial Market Infrastructure - Considerations 4 the Future

The current Financial Market Infrastructure [FMI] industry is defined by a handful of companies that control powerful and trusted centralized platforms. However, market structure is changing — its main characters and structure will likely look quite different a decade from now.

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