Finastra Fusion Trade Innovation taps Enigio for improved DLT growth

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Legacy financial software provider Finastra has integrated Enigio into its Fusion Trade Innovation to use distributed ledger technology to manage digital original documents.

With this integration, there will be no need for a document repository or a central registry. Another benefit of the integration is the ability to save up about 91% in possession and management costs due to an 82% efficiency in tax execution.

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Additionally, the processing time for a single document usually takes an average of 14 days. But it will see an improvement to a few hours because of the integration.

Earlier, Finastra’s announced it will be organizing its first virtual “Finastra talks trade” on March 25, which is now ongoing. The webinar features its partners and other top financial institutions, with discussions centered on vital topics in trade across the region.

The partnering firm Enigio trace:original utilizes distributed ledger technology (DLT) to set up a digital original document with its legal rights still reserved to its owner. In other DLT applications, the digital data is stored in a blockchain. But for this application, it is represented by a file using a cryptographic audit trail. This makes it unique from other similar DLT applications.

A trace.original document is legally binding for many documents of title and negotiable instruments such as bills of exchanges, promissory notes, and trade guarantees.

The digitally advanced PDF document can be easily handled and transferable across several digital systems.

Legacy processes are usually cumbersome and costly for banks. They need multifaceted controls to be in place for effective mitigation of the tasks. But the integration of Fusion Trade Innovation and Enigio trace:original provides all the benefits of digitalization. Both companies are expecting machine readability and straight-through processing for shorter servicing lead times and faster turnaround times.

It will now be very easy for banks and other financial institutions to generate traceable documents.