Smart Financial Contracts - The Future of Capital Markets

Industry Talk HS21, UZH Blockchain Center - Lecture Series

We will discuss the concept of smart contracts following the definition of Szabo and compare it to its current use in the blockchain community. From there we will develop the concept of smart financial contracts and relate it to the open-source standard ACTUS ( We demonstrate its wide use independent of any technology, especially their digital nature which makes them the ideal type of digital assets. Finally, we will discuss tokenization and its relationship to smart financial contracts.