Independently written by Bird Lovegod. When I was invited to write a blog piece for Cygnetise, I thought to do a little research. So I Google ‘what is an authorised signatory list’.
For many governance professionals, managing, distributing and updating their authorised signatory lists can be painful. In many instances, the process is manual, therefore time consuming and costly. In addition, outdated signatory lists can expose your organisation to the risk of signatory fraud.
Adi Ben-Ari is founder and CEO of Applied Blockchain, a team of blockchain and zero-knowledge proof architects and developers based in London and Porto, and amongst Gartner’s Global Top 20 Blockchain Consulting Firm 2017 and 2018.
So far blockchain has been both a new technology that replaces old methods and a new technology that creates different fields of opportunity.
The company secretary is considered the gatekeeper to the boardroom. They have legal requirements to uphold, corporate governance responsibilities to embed and most crucially yet often overlooked they provide expert advice and insight to the board.
Being aware of the corporate governance is the beginning of making that governance value adding as well as ensuring compliance.