Day 2 - 14 November 2019

Fintech & Regulation – Day 2

This track explores the use for Blockchain in the Financial Services industry, hearing advice & insight from bankers, insurers, businesses overhauling their finance systems. It will delve into blockchain solutions within the financial services & the struggles banks are having with security & regulation. We will also dip into the Crypto world looking at the tighter regulations emerging & the rise of the STO. Will using blockchain technology in the financial capital markets to build a new infrastructure have benefits that outweigh the risks? Hear from the experts in these fields on their view of the marketplace & why blockchain & crypto are here to stay. 

10:00AM

Mike Wise

President

Blockchain Wisedom

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Fintech & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

View Full Info

Fintech & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

Insurance has traditionally moved at a glacial pace but is suddenly now stepping into the DLT spot-light. The early returns are in & DLT is paving the way for incredible innovation & change in risk management – all while making it easier for regulators & auditors.

. Mike Wise, President, Blockchain Wisedom

10:20AM

James Murphy

Co-founder & Chairman

Murphy & McGonigle, P.C.

Associated Talks:

10:20AM - Day 2

View Keynote: The Future of US Regulation of Crypto Assets

-

View Murphy & McGonigle

View Full Info

Keynote: The Future of US Regulation of Crypto Assets

  • Too many regulatory cooks in the kitchen
  • Will the real IRS please stand up
  • Regulators aiming at Libra, hitting bystanders
  • Regulatory arbitrage, goodbye USA
. James Murphy, Co-founder & Chairman, Murphy & McGonigle, P.C.

10:50AM

Moving Blockchain from Prototype into Production

  • Blockchain Journey for enterprise use
  • Lessons learned from prototype to production
  • Net Subrogation Product

11:10AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Mike Wise

President

Blockchain Wisedom

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Fintech & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

View Full Info

Josh Lawler

Partner

Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP

Associated Talks:

-

View Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP

11:30AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Security Token Investments: Finance, Investment & Regulation

View Full Info

Subhankar Sinha

Head of Blockchain, Digital Office

BNY Mellon

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

View Full Info

Justin Schmidt

Vice President | Head of Digital Asset Markets

Goldman Sachs

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

10:50AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Digital Assets – The Future

View Full Info

Keynote Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

  • Real-life examples of tokenized investment success stories –  digital assets
  • Tokenized Fiat $ € ¥ £
  • Investment for the masses – Examination of the level of untapped wealth that tokenization is in the process of unlocking 
  • A look at how firms are tokenizing their physical assets & using smart contracts 
  • What role do the Exchange Platforms play in the token revolution? 
Moderator: . Mike Wise, President, Blockchain Wisedom
. Josh Lawler, Partner, Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP
. Subhankar Sinha, Head of Blockchain, Digital Office, BNY Mellon
. Justin Schmidt, Vice President | Head of Digital Asset Markets, Goldman Sachs

12:10PM

Richard Kastelein

Founder, Publisher & EiC | Director

Blockchain News | Token.Agency

Associated Talks:

03:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: Banking on the future of crypto assets

12:10PM - Day 2

View The Token Revolution – Blockchain and Tokenomics – And Into the Future, What’s Next?

View Full Info

The Token Revolution – Blockchain and Tokenomics – And Into the Future, What’s Next?

Tokenomics 101 with Blockchain News (EST 2015) publisher Richard Kastelein who will present a contemporary perspective on Blockchain token design (utility, security, NFT, and stablecoins) & will also show some of the projects he has worked on as a principal at Token.Agency, as well as discuss industry trends as he sees from his editor’s desk at Blockchain News.

. Richard Kastelein, Founder, Publisher & EiC | Director, Blockchain News | Token.Agency

12:40PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Audrey Chaing

Blockchain Analyst & Crypto Trader

blockchaing

View Full Info

Tron Black

Principal Developer & Ravencoin Lead Dev

Medici Ventures

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

View Full Info

Lisa Nestor

Senior Strategist, Ecosystem

Stellar

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

View Full Info

Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

  • Examples of liquidizing untapped real-world assets to unlock new marketplaces 
  • Investigation into the issues with Traditional investment? 
  • How to decipher the World of Tokenization? ICOs, STOs, IEOs, Stable coins 
  • What is DeFi? Understanding the decentralized finance landscape 
  • Regulations & increased security around tradable assets & new currency 
Moderator: . Audrey Chaing, Blockchain Analyst & Crypto Trader, blockchaing
. Tron Black, Principal Developer & Ravencoin Lead Dev, Medici Ventures
. Lisa Nestor, Senior Strategist, Ecosystem, Stellar

02:40PM

Micah Kerr

Sr Consultant - Business Solution Architect - Business Architecture & Strategy

Discover

View Full Info

Jessica Renier

Senior Counselor & Advisor

US Department of the Treasury

Associated Talks:

02:40PM - Day 2

View Fireside chat: Navigating the Regulation mine field

View Full Info

Fireside chat: Navigating the Regulation mine field

  • Breaking regulation down – what is the stance on blockchain? 
  • How has transformational technology pushed regulatory boundaries 
  • Geographic influences – who should we be adhering to? 
  • How do we stay on the ball? Working together to a common aim. Planning for the future. 
  • The effects of regulation – the ball & chain or the catapult?  
Moderator: . Micah Kerr, Sr Consultant - Business Solution Architect - Business Architecture & Strategy, Discover
. Jessica Renier, Senior Counselor & Advisor, US Department of the Treasury

03:20PM

Unleashing the potential of blockchain in the finance industry

  • What problems have blockchain technologies already solved in finance?
  • Collaboration between FinTech’s & banks on the big innovation drive
  • Implementation: Moving blockchains from private to public
  • Looking ahead: When can we realistically hope to see widespread adoption?

04:00PM

Session Close