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20 Jul 2022
Being lost in a candy shop – how to make the most of your data
The Network Forum Annual Meeting took place in London on 13-14 June 2022. Our Societe Generale experts participated to...
Technology
The Network Forum Annual Meeting took place in London on 13-14 June 2022. Our Societe Generale experts participated to this event, which gathered the custody and post-trade industry together for two days of panel discussions and networking sessions. Alessandro Cavallari, the new Head of International Sales, Societe Generale Securities Services, attended the...
Being lost in a candy shop – how to make the most of your data
05 Jul 2022
Blockchain - the perfect tool for sustainability measurement and investment?
A combination of blockchain and monitoring technologies allow new types of highly automated instruments such as...
Technology
A combination of blockchain and monitoring technologies allow new types of highly automated instruments such as sustainability-linked debt instruments to be issued.
Blockchain - the perfect tool for sustainability measurement and investment?
29 Jun 2022
Digital assets: a real asset for portfolio diversification
Initially considered an epiphenomenon by asset management professionals, cryptocurrencies are now attracting 293 million...
Technology
Initially considered an epiphenomenon by asset management professionals, cryptocurrencies are now attracting 293 million users worldwide*, including a growing number of private and institutional investors.
Digital assets: a real asset for portfolio diversification
28 Jun 2022
The paradoxical role of crypto assets In pursuing ESG goals
While there has been increasing institutional interest in digital assets, such as Bitcoin, some hesitancy in adopting...
Technology
While there has been increasing institutional interest in digital assets, such as Bitcoin, some hesitancy in adopting this new asset class remains. A significant contribution to this hesitancy stems from concerns about compatibility with ESG goals. This article takes a look at the seemingly paradoxical role crypto assets play in pursuing ESG goals.
The paradoxical role of crypto assets In pursuing ESG goals
20 Jun 2022
Tokenising the world
Tron (1982), The Lawnmower Man (1992), The Matrix (1999) and now the Metaverse: the fascination for the digitisation of...
Technology
Tron (1982), The Lawnmower Man (1992), The Matrix (1999) and now the Metaverse: the fascination for the digitisation of bodies and minds is not new.
Tokenising the world
14 Jun 2022
Finding a needle in a cryptostack
Cryptocurrencies have experienced massive gains generating strong interest in related companies. We explored the current...
Technology
Cryptocurrencies have experienced massive gains generating strong interest in related companies. We explored the current mining landscape to understand what factors drive the value of crypto miners and arrived at a two-fold conclusion: mining efficiency and the quantity of mined assets on the balance sheet make up only part of the total value; factors such as...
Finding a needle in a cryptostack
07 Jun 2022
AI@SCALE requires trust and adoption
In this early part of 2022, we are spotting an uptick that AI is no longer just part of innovation but about core...
Technology
In this early part of 2022, we are spotting an uptick that AI is no longer just part of innovation but about core business transformation. To unleash the impact of cognitive solutions through transformational enterprise-grade initiatives, businesses are reaffirming their interest and their main blocker: AI Adoption.
AI@SCALE requires trust and adoption
07 Jun 2022
The environmental challenges of blockchain
Blockchain, the technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency, is often seen as one of the greatest innovations of the...
Technology
Blockchain, the technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency, is often seen as one of the greatest innovations of the 21st century.
The environmental challenges of blockchain
07 Jun 2022
Blockchain: Behind the noise, the silent revolution?
Behind the glowing or acerbic newspaper headlines, technical terms and a lot of noise lies a revolution that is still...
Technology
Behind the glowing or acerbic newspaper headlines, technical terms and a lot of noise lies a revolution that is still poorly understood by the general public.
Blockchain: Behind the noise, the silent revolution?
31 May 2022
A Platform designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs
The world of private equity is continuing to grow. This asset class is becoming more and more attractive as it has the...
Technology
The world of private equity is continuing to grow. This asset class is becoming more and more attractive as it has the advantage of being an investment that is easy to understand, that contributes directly to the real economy and also to innovation. Private equity therefore seems to be the ideal instrument for building the economy of tomorrow.
A Platform designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs
27 May 2022
European Pilot Regime: Experimental regulations to foster innovation
"This European Pilot Regime appears to be a wonderful opportunity to rethink, simplify and optimise the management of...
Technology
"This European Pilot Regime appears to be a wonderful opportunity to rethink, simplify and optimise the management of market operations" - Alain Rocher, Head of Knowledge Management, SGSS.
European Pilot Regime: Experimental regulations to foster innovation
24 May 2022
Crypto Assets: Towards more legislation and regulations?
The challenges of the regulation: from innovative practices to an evolution of the law.
Technology
The challenges of the regulation: from innovative practices to an evolution of the law.
Crypto Assets: Towards more legislation and regulations?
19 May 2022
Does bitcoin answer an economic need?
“If you wait for bitcoin volatility to be much lower before investing, you will probably have to pay a much higher...
Technology
“If you wait for bitcoin volatility to be much lower before investing, you will probably have to pay a much higher price” – Yves Choueifaty, President and Chief Investment Officer, TOBAM
Does bitcoin answer an economic need?
17 May 2022
Is the Asset Management industry poised to embrace crypto assets?
"Client demand satisfaction is the main driver behind the development of crypto-asset products" – Thomas Campione,...
Technology
"Client demand satisfaction is the main driver behind the development of crypto-asset products" – Thomas Campione, Blockchain and Crypto assets Leader, PwC Luxembourg
Is the Asset Management industry poised to embrace crypto assets?
11 May 2022
The crypto market on the cusp of adoption
SGSS published its first magazine related to blockchain, its opportunities and challenges 6 years ago. 3 years later,...
Technology
SGSS published its first magazine related to blockchain, its opportunities and challenges 6 years ago. 3 years later, our second magazine focused on current use cases, including Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). SGSS Token Magazine in 2022 will naturally focus on the technology’s adoption.
The crypto market on the cusp of adoption
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François Letondu's interview on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
François Letondu, Head of macro-sector and macro-financial studies at Societe Generale, explains the concept behind...
Regulatory
François Letondu, Head of macro-sector and macro-financial studies at Societe Generale, explains the concept behind Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), their links with the Blockchain, the 2 different types of CBDCs and central banks views on the subject.
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May 2019 Regulatory Chronicle of Eric de Nexon - Custody of Digital assets
Following the definitive adoption of the PACTE law in France learn more about digital assets and their issuance,...
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Following the definitive adoption of the PACTE law in France learn more about digital assets and their issuance, registration and circulation via DLT / Blockchain-type technology
May 2019 Regulatory Chronicle of Eric de Nexon - Custody of Digital assets