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derivatives

Nov 6, 2018

DAML wins ‘Best Overall Solution’ at Barclays DerivHack London

By Neil Mitchell
. Nov 6, 2018
Reflections from the winning team on DAML and the ISDA CDM The Digital Asset team, overall winners of the London event: left to right, Thomas Weber, Neil Mitchell, Jeremy Wilson (Barclays), Silvan Villiger, Viv Diwakar, Dr. Lee Braine (Barclays). On June 5th 2018, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) launched the ...
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getting started

Oct 2, 2018

How much effort is required to become a DAML-Driven developer?

By Paul DiMarzio
. Oct 2, 2018
As it turns out, not much at all Earlier entries in this DAML guest series have explored how seasoned finance industry veterans from   GFT  and   IntellectEU  rate Digital Asset’s smart contract language, DAML, for building solutions based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). But what about young, relatively inexperienced programmers? ...
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integration

Sep 18, 2018

DAML Driven Development: IntellectEU

By Luis Marado
. Sep 18, 2018
Guest post by Luís Marado, Software Engineer, IntellectEU How do seasoned veterans at one of the world’s top providers of financial integration solutions rate DAML — Digital Asset’s smart contract modeling language for solutions based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) — for rapid prototyping of complex financial agreements? In this ...
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capital markets

Aug 28, 2018

DAML Driven Development: GFT

By David Collins
. Aug 28, 2018
Guest post by David Collins, Managing Director, GFT How do seasoned veterans at one of the world’s top providers of technology solutions to the financial services industry rate   DAML —  Digital Asset’s smart contract modeling language for solutions based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) — for rapid prototyping of complex financial ...
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Intro Series

Aug 22, 2018

Smart contract code: when what you don’t write is as important as what you do

By Darko Pilav
. Aug 22, 2018
DAML simplifies development of DLT-based markets Given a choice, most developers would prefer to use tools that allow them to complete a given task as quickly and easily as possible. With particular respect to DLT, as Ben and Edward noted in their blog post A new language for a new paradigm: smart contracts, “most smart contract ...
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Intro Series

Aug 7, 2018

How difficult is it to write correct smart contracts? Depends on your tools!

By Andreas Lochbihler
. Aug 7, 2018
Formal method tools are key productivity aids for authoring correct smart contracts In What properties must an enterprise smart contract language have?, Simon and Neil stated that “for a contract to be guaranteed to perform as intended, it must be amenable to formal verification methods.” In this blog post, we first discuss what formal ...
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Intro Series

Jul 31, 2018

Smart contract language: the real arbiter of truth?

By Soren Bleikertz
. Jul 31, 2018
DAML provides an immutable evidentiary audit trail of DLT contract execution In this blog series, the value of evidentiary, or audit ‘trails’ that record the results of contract execution has been voiced a couple of times: first from Simon and Neil in their blog entry What properties must an Enterprise smart contract language have? (“For ...
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Intro Series

Jul 11, 2018

Keeping smart contracts private is hard — unless you truly understand them

By Ognjen Maric
. Jul 11, 2018
DAML helps preserve the confidentiality of sensitive DLT contractual information Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) promises to break down information silos between mutually distrusting parties while maintaining integrity, availability, and privacy. In “Trust but verify” is a valuable DLT model — does your language support it?, Alex and ...
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Intro Series

Jun 14, 2018

“Trust but verify” is a valuable DLT model — does your language support it?

By Ratko Veprek
. Jun 14, 2018
DAML enables reconciliation-free, post-commit DLT verification In The only valid DLT contract is a voluntary one — easier said than done, Martin and Jost delivered a very thorough explanation of how Digital Asset’s contract modeling language, DAML, provides native support for modeling the rights and obligations of parties to an ...
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Intro Series

May 31, 2018

The only valid smart contract is a voluntary one — easier said than done

By Martin Huschenbett
. May 31, 2018
DAML models, tracks, and enforces smart contract rights and obligations In What properties must an enterprise smart contract language have?, Simon and Neil defined several properties that “a smart contract language must enable for it to be acceptable for automating financial workflows.” The first of these specified that “for the ...
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