Blockchain in financial services: Getting closer to reality - Banking blog


Excitement around the potential of blockchain and smart contracts to transform many aspects of financial services continues unabated. In the past year, much progress has been made, and a wide variety of use cases and real-life applications have been developed.

Join our webcast on Tuesday, 6 December 2016 and learn practical steps to assess and commercialize blockchain investments in financial services.

We’ll discuss:

  • The current state of blockchain technology in banking, insurance, and investment management.
  • Specific use cases related to customer loyalty management, life underwriting and alternative risk sharing, and investment management.
  • The impact of blockchain technology on product innovation, industry competitive structure, and customer behavior.
  • How best to assess and commercialize blockchain investments in financial services.

Date & Time

Tuesday 6 December | 2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT

Host: Jim Eckenrode, Managing Director, Deloitte Services LP

How to register?

Please click here to register



Daniel Kobler - Partner

Daniel Kobler is a partner and one of the leaders in Deloitte’s Switzerland banking practice where he is leading the Centre of Excellence in Private Banking/Wealth Management. Moreover, he is Deloitte’s Switzerland banking innovation leader. He has more than 17 years of experience in serving universal banks, private banks, and wealth and asset management companies.

Daniel is the lead author of several growth and innovation related insight reports in wealth management. His specialisation covers corporate and business strategy development, innovation and digital-enabled business model transformation, as well as design and corporate performance and risk management.




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