Episode 4 - How will DeFi transform banking

May 18, 2022, 10:02 AM

In this episode, Olaf Ransome otherwise known as The Banker's Plumber is interviewed by Sean Kiernan to discuss how banking institutions can prepare for becoming fully decentralised, the shifting role of the custodian and how the new world of banking created by blockchain and digital assets can coexist with the traditional financial space. 

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Olaf has been in financial services for some 35 years. First in what we call traditional finance and more recently helping the industry prepare for the new era of digital assets. For the last 13 years, he has worked as an independent consultant. He helped establish Fnality, the industry consortium working to set up a new means of payment on chain. Most recently, he worked with SDX, the Swiss digital exchange, the world's first regulated exchange and CSD.

▶ How to bring Centralized and Decentralized infrastructure closer together
▶ The potential for a better plumbing system
▶ An overview of the regulatory landscape

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00:00:00 Intro
00:01:26 Olaf’s background
00:03:54 Banking and decentralized assets
00:7:56 Different ways for banks to engage with crypto
00:11:46 Custody of digital assets
00:21:23  Developments in institutional clearing and custody of crypto
00:27:31 Central banks and the issue of access to infrastructure 
00:30:05 Different approaches to regulation across the world
00:37:34 The future of Fiat currency
00:41:42 Conclusion