Linear Talk – Mutual Distributed Ledgers and their Application

The exceptionally accomplished Alderman Professor Micheal Mainelli, Executive Chairman of Z/Yen Group, joins Colin Lloyd in the studio to discuss mutual distributed ledgers (MDLs) the foundation for Blockchain. Michael’s background in the subject of MDLs goes back over 20 years, before blockchains became big on the back of Bitcoin. So are MDLs just hype or do they have purpose in the financial services industry?

You can read some of Professor Mainelli’s published articles and work, and find out more about the societal advance of finance and technology on the Z/Yen website or on

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