2020 DC FINTECH WEEK REPLAY
We’re pleased to provide the entire 2020 DC Fintech Week to you for on-demand viewing.
Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
Interest in digital currencies and products varies around the world, as do the players, policies and infrastructures supporting them. In this panel we talk about how Asia compares and contrasts with the rest of the world.
Featuring: Douglas Arner, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & Director, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong; Michael Barr (Moderator) Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, University of Michigan; Sunayna Tuteja (Moderator), Head of Digital Assets & Blockchain, TD Ameritrade; John Cho, Director of Business Strategy & Development, Ground X; Simon Hawkins, Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP; Alan Xin, Chief Operating Officer, CoinDesk China.
This is the opening session at Day 1 “Making (or Breaking?) Money” of DC Fintech Week 2020.
Presented by Yuliya Guseva, Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School at Day 1 “Making (or Breaking?) Money” of DC Fintech Week 2020.
Switzerland attracted worldwide attention when the Libra Association decided to put its Headquarters in Geneva. The country’s top regulator – Mark Branson, Chief Executive Officer Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) – speaks about how he intends to oversee the project at Day 1 of DC Fintech Week – “Making (or Breaking?) Money.”
CBDCs are the hottest issue in international markets–and monetary relations. Five insiders compare and contrast approaches, and where projects are headed on Day 1 of DC Fintech Week 2020-“Making (or Breaking) Money”.
Speakers – Benoît Cœuré , Head of the BIS Innovation Hub; Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor, Bank of England; Cecilia Skingsley, First Deputy Governor, Riksbank (Central Bank of Sweden); Christopher Giancarlo, Co-Founder, Digital Dollar Foundation; Senior Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Former Chairman, CFTC.
In this conversation with Brad Garlinghouse we will talk about what the Pandemic has meant for crypto, the role of interoperability in an increasingly diverse word of cryptocurrencies, and Board diversity in Silicon Valley. At Day 1 of DC Fintech Week – “Making (or Breaking?) Money”.
No other agency has moved as swiftly to adapt banking to digital assets than the OCC. In this conversation with Brian Brooks, the Acting Director of the agency, we discuss recent regulatory proposals and their likely implications for the industry.
The CFTC is the agency responsible for regulating those digital assets with the largest market capitalizations in the United States. We talk to the agency’s Chairman to discuss just what that means in a world of evolving digital assets like stablecoins, and whether new derivatives.
There are many models for “money”–account based models and tokenized money dominate many conversations, but other pathways are breaking new ground as well, including new emoney solutions and conceptions of money as an infrastructure or platform that could support new financial applications and innovations. We talk on this panel about what’s likely–and possible.
Speakers – Andres Wolberg-Stok, Head of Strategy, Office of the CTO, Citi; Robert Bench, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Patrick Murck (Moderator), Chief Legal Officer, Transparent; Jenny Cieplak (Moderator), Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP; Neha Narula, Director, MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative; Dante Disparte, Vice Chair and Head of Policy & Communications, Libra Association