30 Mar '16, 5am

blockchain technology

While I agree that dealing with DTC directly instead of dealing with all the various independent repo participants is in theory easier, the reality is that DTC is made up of all those parties which tend not to be supportive of efforts aimed at making improvements in the system which might imperil their profit centers. This "conflict" can actually slow the process. While DTC has wanted to broaden the its GCF service to include cash lenders this process has slowed and is probably being challenged by the members of the clearing house. The "street" needs to support the DTC's efforts and perhaps the regulators need to push the "street' to get behind any real improvements in the plumbing.

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