Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and Zanders enter into a partnership

Frankfurt am Main, July 26, 2023 — We are delighted to announce our partnership with Zanders.

As the financial landscape continues to evolve and embrace the potential of digital assets and cryptocurrencies, the importance of comprehensive Financial Risk Management cannot be overstated for both Financial Institutions and Corporates.

In forging this collaboration, we aim to leverage Zanders’ rich legacy of several decades in the finance domain and FSBCs pioneering blockchain research and innovation. Our mutual goal is to actively shape the industry’s future, and to contribute to the development of best practices in the market. We are confident that this collaboration will drive transformative advancements and shape the future of the digital asset ecosystem. Together, we are committed to providing innovative solutions and empowering organizations to navigate the complexities of this rapidly evolving landscape with confidence and foresight.

Frankfurt School Blockchain Center is a think tank and research center, which investigates implications of the blockchain technology, crypto assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT) for companies and their business models. The partnership will bundle academic as well as practical insights into DLT technology in the banking and finance world in order to be able to offer even better services.

Zanders is a global independent treasury and risk consulting firm with almost 30 years of experience in providing innovative solutions to multinational corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGOs. The company specializes in treasury strategy and optimization, technology selection and implementation, financial and non-financial risk management, risk modelling, validations and regulatory compliance, and have developed its own suite of innovative SaaS solutions. The company has grown strongly to become a leading global independent treasury and risk consulting firm with about 300 employees across ten offices in Europe, Middle-East, US and Asia.

Zanders is committed to ESG (environmental, social, and governance) principles and practices, and supports its clients in achieving their ESG goals. They believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are essential to building a strong, sustainable business and are committed to fostering a culture that values and respects diversity in all forms.

To learn more about Zanders, visit: www.zandersgroup.com.

“We are thrilled to embark on this partnership with the FSBC. Financial Risk Management will without a doubt become an integral part of digital asset and cryptocurrency management for Financial Institutions as well as Corporates. Combining our decades worth of experience at Zanders with the FSBC, we aim to shape the future of the industry and best market practices”, say Martijn Wycisk (Partner) and Robert Richter (Director) at Zanders.

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Head of FSBC, commented on the partnership: “Blockchain technology unlocks substantial opportunities for efficiency gains across industries through automation, connectedness, and responsiveness. While many organizations have already set up internal blockchain teams, others may still be hesitant to leverage this new technology considering potential risks involved. It is a shared belief with our newest partner, Zanders, that it is important to make sure anyone has the opportunity to thoroughly explore blockchain use cases in the context of their operations with expert guidance regarding secure implementation and risk management. We are thrilled to be able to call Zanders our Partner and look forward to enabling the adoption of these exciting new technologies together”.

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