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Digital Assets and Financial Markets
Our single group unifying digital and traditional market functions is focused on keeping you at the forefront of change. We support you as you navigate the fast-developing digital markets and challenges of investing in digital assets alongside your allocations to more traditional asset classes, and provide access to market-leading expertise, industry insights and continued innovations.

Our Unique Approach

Our Unique Approach

We believe providing and managing access to the markets should be viewed holistically – by considering digital and traditional markets together. Meet the team who makes it happen.

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Innovation in Action

Innovation in Action

A leading innovator in the digital transformation of securities servicing, we take an agile and proactive approach to bringing solutions to market to support your evolving needs.

Latest News and Insights

Latest News and Insights

Alongside the growth of digital markets, the securities market is facing an unprecedented amount of change from new regulations, market evolution and emerging technology.

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Innovation in Action

We are at the forefront of market developments, so when markets technology and regulation align we are well positioned to support your evolving needs through all aspects of the investment lifecycle, from issuance, to trading and execution, to post-trade and settlement.

Pioneering the use of blockchain technology in private equity  fund administration

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Collaborating with BondEvalue to complete the world’s first blockchain-based bond trade 

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Partnering in the launch of institutional-grade crypto asset custodian Zodia Custody

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Our Innovation Journey

We continually take an agile and proactive approach to creating real financial industry applications for the use of emerging technologies.

  

  

News and Insights

In this paper we partner with HSBC to reflect on some key characteristics, considerations and opportunities we see could arise in the investment fund landscape from the confluence of driving forces shaping the path forward.

The European Union’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA) is the EU’s first financial services dedicated regulatory framework for crypto assets, clearly signposting mainstream market acceptance. Northern Trust’s Natalie Berkecz, Global Head of Regulatory Product and Justin Chapman, Global Head of Digital Assets and Financial Markets consider the key implications of the regulation which looks to balance innovation with financial stability and investor protection.

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