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Crypto must get to grips with its high-risk culture

Following a year of price drops, job losses and bankruptcies, many in the crypto industry were hoping for a calm end to 2022. But then came the spectacular FTX fallout and a flurry of criminal fraud charges against its former chief executive, Sam Bankman-Fried, making corporate culture a hot topic once again.

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The future of finance isn’t completely centralised or decentralised, it’s hybrid

Interest in decentralised finance, or ‘DeFi’, is booming in the technology world. The term has invited enthusiasm, scepticism and curiosity, in equal measure. There is no doubt that the technology could be host to a number of exciting applications. At its core, DeFi rests upon the central principle of disintermediation, and this could have many benefits, including the democratisation of finance. 

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Time to replace crumbling capital market infrastructure

The pandemic has taught businesses of all shapes and sizes that they need to radically rethink outdated ways of working. It has shown that almost every industry is capable of rapid digital transformation when needed, and many industries’ histories will now forever be split into two distinct chapters: pre- and post-Covid-19.