ISDA and Linklaters working on smart contracts

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has taken the next step towards a blockchain-enabled derivatives market, publishing a white paper with Linklaters on derivatives documentation that will be compatible with smart contracts and distributed ledger technology.

  • By Lewis McLellan
  • 03 Aug 2017

The white paper outlines ISDA’s intention to harmonise the documentation involved in the derivatives industry to allow more of the process to be automated.

Once a derivative trade is executed, there are extremely resource-intensive calculations that go on to ensure, among other things, that correct levels of collateral ...

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