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The Future of Financial Transactions: Automation and Structured Data in Legal Practice

New technology can drive efficiency and help cut costs, but the most valuable opportunity for legal service providers is structured data from automated processes.

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Making Global Markets More Efficient and Accessible

In an important stress-test, the global capital markets have responded and adapted quickly to the unprecedented shock caused by the […]

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Capital Markets in a Post-Covid World

As businesses have found ways to operate under Covid-19, many are also reconsidering the effectiveness of traditional workflows and practices. 

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A&O’s Fuse Launches Cohort 4

Fuse, Allen & Overy’s tech innovation space, will launch its fourth cohort virtually on 3 June. Each new cohort brings […]

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Student-led innovation podcast series launched at Linklaters

Magic circle firm Linklaters has launched a new innovation podcast series, Linkubator, aimed at students who want to develop their understanding of […]

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What the development of electricity networks can teach us about capital markets innovation

This paper looks to history as a guide for successfully pursuing innovation in complex systems, such as the capital markets.

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LSEG-backed Nivaura Introduces Highly-Anticipated Aurora Solution

The London Stock Exchange Group-backed Fintech firm Nivaura introduced its highly-anticipated product, Aurora, on February 14 to an audience of […]

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Nivaura hosts successful industry event and product launch

LONDON, 14 February 2020 – Nivaura, a regulated financial technology company focused on primary market automation solutions, today announced the […]

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A&O assists fintech Nivaura to develop bond issuance technology

Allen & Overy has provided legal expertise and knowledge to fintech company Nivaura, to help in the development of their […]

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Nivaura hosts Interactive Session for ING Professional Network

LONDON, 12 February 2020 – Nivaura, a regulated financial technology company focused on primary market automation solutions, today hosted an […]

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Banks and exchanges join document automation consortium

A consortium formed by legal firms to explore the use of a new automated document exchange standard for capital markets […]

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Capital markets tech reaches tipping point

As it spawns innovations everywhere from new issues to collateral management, is blockchain the technological key to digitising capital markets? […]

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Aurora Shines into EMTNs

Nivaura, a fintech startup, has added automation of EMTNs, commercial paper (CP) and certificate of deposits (CD) issuance to its […]

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Nivaura boosts automation functionality for Aurora

“Nivaura, a regulated fintech company focused on primary market digitization and automation, today announced the launch of enhanced functionality for […]

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London Startup Aims to Bring Bond Sales Closer to Automation

A fintech venture backed by some of the largest U.K. law firms and London Stock Exchange Group Plc has launched […]

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Nivaura Announces Enhanced Automation Functionality for EMTN Market

LONDON, 2 December 2019 – Nivaura, a regulated fintech company focused on primary market digitization and automation, today announced the […]

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Consortium formed to push machine-readable trade language

A new consortium with a focus on General-purpose Legal Mark-up Language (GLML) has been created to facilitate automation in financial markets.

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UBS Future of Finance 2019 – Finalists

Congratulations to the winner of the Digital Transaction Rails & Tokenized Assets – Nivaura. Nivaura streamlines and automates the primary […]

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Nivaura hires ex-HSBC syndicate manager

Nivaura, the fintech firm seeking to digitise primary markets using blockchain technology, has hired a former managing director from HSBC syndicate.

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Nivaura Announces New Capital Markets Hire as Business Expands

LONDON, 7 October 2019 – Nivaura, a regulated fintech company focused on primary market digitization and automation, announced a new […]

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The FinTech50 2019

It was our most extensive search ever. This year’s FinTech 50 – 50 European fintechs to watch in 2019 – were selected from over 2000 Fintechs across Europe by some of the biggest names in the sector, our international panel.

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Nivaura Announces Continued Expansion with Recent Santander Collaboration and New Hires

LONDON, 18 September 2019 – Nivaura, a regulated fintech company focused on primary market digitization and automation, announced its continued […]

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Santander issues end-to-end blockchain bond

Banco Santander has issued a $20 million bond that will run its course entirely on an Ethereum blockchain, an innovation that the bank bills as a first step towards a potential secondary market for mainstream security tokens in the future.

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Nivaura wins Financial News Capital Markets Startup of the Year

Nivaura wins Financial News Capital Markets Startup of the Year

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Santander Testing Nivaura’s Blockchain-Based Floating Rate Bond

Capital markets startup Nivaura has developed what it’s calling “the first commercially viable floating rate bond using blockchain technology,” and the new instrument is now being tested by banking giant Santander and LeasePlan, the vehicle leasing company

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Three law firms now invested in fintech innovator

City giant Linklaters and US firm Orrick have joined Allen & Overy by investing in tech company Nivaura, a cloud-based service for the issue and administration of financial instruments.

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Nivaura Brings Primary Markets into the Digital Age

Automating debt and equity new issues comes a step closer with $20 million funding round for a new regulated platform

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Nivaura Poised for Growth Following $20m Strategic Seed Investment Round

LONDON, 27 February 2019 – Nivaura, a regulated FinTech company focused on automating the issuance and administration processes for financial […]

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Blockchain’s `Irrelevant’ in Plan to Automate Investment Banking

The London fintech firm behind the first regulated cryptocurrency bond is attracting investors to help it automate capital markets without using the blockchain — for now.

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London Stock Exchange Group leads $20m Nivaura funding round

Fintech firm Nivaura has closed a $20m (£15m) seed capital round led by London Stock Exchange Group.

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London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Fundraise for Blockchain Startup Nivaura

Capital markets blockchain startup Nivaura has raised a total of $20 million with the closing of its second seed extension round led by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

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Automation and Blockchain in Securities Issuances

Allen & Overy assisted Nivaura with the issue of the world’s first cryptocurrency denominated, blockchain settled bond for Luxdeco.

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On Cryptocurrencies, Digital Assets and Private Money

We review the technical, economic and legal aspects underlying cryptocurrencies – the native digital assets that form the basis of an open public blockchain infrastructure.

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Digital Assets and the “Sanctity” of the Blockchain Ledger

The Ethereum blockchain provides the infrastructure for transacting native digital assets but also the ability to create other secondary digital tokens

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Nivaura Executes World’s First Automated Cryptocurrency Denominated Bond Issuance

LONDON, 22 November 2017 – The world’s first fully automated cryptocurrency-denominated bond issuance that is also cleared, settled and registered […]

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Economics of Initial Coin Offerings

Nivaura CEO Dr Avtar Sehra, Allen & Overy partner Phil Smith and Edelman SVP, Phil Gomes, explore the dynamics within the market for initial coin offerings.

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