Seward & Kissel is Pleased to Host the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance’s Fireside Chat with Mr. Robert Palatnick of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
November 21, 2019
On November 21st, Seward & Kissel will host the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance’s Fireside Chat with Mr. Robert Palatnick. Mr. Palatnick is the Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Research and Innovation at DTCC, where he has responsibility for driving technology innovation at the firm and leading a number of key technology initiatives, including cloud, automation, machine learning, big data analytics and distributed ledger technologies. He is also responsible for collaboration with clients, regulators, fintech vendors and academia to research and advance technology innovations across the financial services industry.
Over the past several years, the benefits as well as challenges of blockchain technology have permeated multiple industries, not least of these being the world of financial markets. During that time, the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), which settles the vast majority of securities transactions in the United States and processes of over $2 quadrillion in value worldwide, has been actively engaged in multiple new technology innovations. From releasing guidelines for the operation of private enterprise blockchains in finance to leveraging blockchain solutions for derivatives processing, DTCC is at the forefront of evolution in financial markets.
Seward & Kissel is a proud member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance.