Blockchain and Securities Exchanges: Australian Case Study

6 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2017

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI)

Date Written: December 8, 2017


Whereas blockchain technologies offer various important benefits for securities exchanges, until now their adoption has not been forthcoming. However, the recent statement of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) provides an example of the potential for future integration of blockchain technologies to improve securities exchanges. This discussion paper considers those merits in view of adoption by other securities exchanges in the future.

Keywords: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Securities, Stock market, Equities, Technology, ASX

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., Blockchain and Securities Exchanges: Australian Case Study (December 8, 2017). Available at SSRN: or

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

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