This purpose of this article is to simply highlight benefits of decentralisation with multi party approvals. There are many aspects to this and unlimited examples. We have attempted to just give the reader a flavour.
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.
Banks are already incorporating blockchain into some of their systems … but will a 100% blockchain bank ever happen? It may do, but if it does, it’ll happen incrementally.
If blockchain had been ‘invented’ at the very beginning of the creation of the World Wide Web it would perhaps be the standard operating protocol by now.
David Venus from ICSA shares his thoughts on how the role of company secretaries is evolving and how emerging technologies like blockchain and AI can support them.