London Stock Exchange seeks head of digital assets

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is the parent company of the London Stock Exchange and other financial technology companies and has posted on LinkedInwho is looking for a digital asset manager.

The LSEG says it is looking for candidates who, among other things, have a “passion and understanding of digital assets, cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology.”

According to the tender, LSEG’s future digital asset manager will support the company in the design and implementation of a business strategy for “a range of new infrastructure solutions and capabilities, as well as the development of the LSEG brand and ecosystem in private digital markets”.

An LSEG representative told Cointelegraph that they could not provide any further details at this time.

The London Stock Exchange recently announced that it would create a trading platform for traditional assets using blockchain technology. On September 4, the prominent financial institution said it plans to use technology to make the holding, buying and selling of traditional assets more efficient.

However, Murray Roos, head of capital markets at the LSE Group, made it clear at the time that the LSE would not build anything related to cryptocurrencies.

Britain has cracked down on the illegal use of cryptocurrencies and passed a law allowing authorities to confiscate Bitcoin (BTC) used in crimes. In October, the country announced that regulation of stablecoins was planned.

In September, the UK Financial Conduct Authority banned crypto companies to comply with marketing regulations He warned them and gave them until January 2024 to adapt to his standards.

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