How blockchain threatens the financial market, and why Wall Street companies are developing this technology

In the end 2015 of the year, on the eve of new year holidays, CEO of online retailer Overstock.com Patrick Byrne, announced, that the US Securities and Exchange Commission approved his blockchain-based share issuance plan. Patrick Breen's statement became a sensation, and the financial world spoke openly about the possibilities of using blockchain in the industry. Technology cannot be called innovative: product, for which it was created - the bitcoin cryptocurrency - is known to the world from the end 2008 of the year. but, официальное разрешение на применение механизмов блокчейн на рынках ценных бумаг эксперты сочли переломным моментом в истории мирового финансового рынка.