bond-i: A global first World Bank blockchain bond, in partnership with Commonwealth Bank Australia

CL3_CR4 2018-10-25T12:30:00.000Z

Conference Room 4
Paul Snaith
Departmental Manager
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Therese Couture
Managing Director/ Director / EVP
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Sophie Gilder
Head of Experimentation, Blockchain & Embodied AI Innovation Labs
Commonwealth Bank of Australia

We will present the story of the World Bank’s issuance of the first Blockchain Bond, known as Bond-i, on August 23rd, 2018 and will describe the World Bank’s leadership in Capital Markets, the transaction, the platform, the close collaboration with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and discuss potential implications of the technology in Capital Markets.