Since a decision was made to create semi-annual reports, the CMSIG will be creating new bi-annual reports from now on.
Capital Markets Special Interest Group (CMSIG)
The CMSIG meetings are held every two weeks and are generally well-attended. Meeting topics and guest speakers drive attendance. We launched and created eThaler in Hyperledger labs, which is now being extended. A widespread demo is planned. The CMSIG is proposing a new lab for cross chain settlement.
We have a diverse set of members and have had success with some great presentations. We have the challenge of gender diversity. The majority of attendees have a technical background.
The CMSIG is very well attended. Some of the notable presentations and projects include
Expand on eThaler, UI, roles and other extensions.
Presentation from experts on CBDC. What does it mean for capital markets?
xcsi a cross chain settlement instruction
This is a very diverse membership with global representation (including, but not limited to, member participation from China, East and West Coast US, England, Canada, Switzerland, India, and the different countries within the EU). Gender diversity is still a challenge. The Vice Chair is a woman, we need more female presenters. Out of our last three presentations, two were by women. We would like more members from non-technical backgrounds to add a different perspective to discussions.
None to date.