Blockchain for Financial Services WEBCAST

Wednesday, September 9 6:00am - 11:00am

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5 Credits

Member Price $199.00

Non-Member Price $249.00

Overview

Use case review: challenges and opportunities, Blockchain is transforming how transactions occur, how they are recorded, and how those records are maintained within the financial services industry. This dynamic webcast looks at three use cases to demonstrate how blockchain can be implemented within international and investment banking to reduce errors, increase transparency, and drive productivity. You will examine organizational implications, success and failure factors and other considerations within use cases covering; business-to-business cross-border payments, raising capital, and smart contract benefits. Key Topics: Brief overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology, Current regulatory landscape, The future of financial services, Use cases that show blockchain’s potential in global financial markets, i.e. Cross-border payments, Raising capital -Smart contracts

Highlights

Brief overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology, Current regulatory landscape, The future of financial services, Use cases that show blockchain’s potential in global financial markets, i.e. Cross-border payments, Raising capital. Smart contracts.

Prerequisites

Basic blockchain knowledge

Objectives

Recognize the potential impact blockchain will have on the financial services sector, Examine the opportunities for blockchain in the financial services sector, analyze the challenges, risks and benefits in a blockchain adoption, Examine the financial, organizational and Compliance or regulatory consequences of a blockchain adoption

Preparation

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Leader(s):

Leaders

Sean Smith

Dr. Stein Smith is an expert and sought after speaker focusing on the intersection of financial services and technology to improve the reporting process. He is a regular contributor to the official IBM’s Blockchain Unleashed website, analyzing applications for blockchain technology on business at large, as well as being a regular expert guest on China Global TV Network discussing blockchain and related applications. He is also a member of the North American Working Group of the International Integrated Reporting Council, where he works to improve the adoption of more comprehensive reporting frameworks. Sean is a member of the Advisory Board for the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, which coordinates with the AICPA in developing standards and reporting frameworks in this emerging area. Additionally, his analysis and thought leadership in has been featured in dozens of articles, including a 2018 feature article in the CPA Journal. Sean has given dozens of presentations of technology and accounting, both domestically and internationally. He is currently under contract to publish two full length books focusing on integrated reporting, and blockchain applications for financial services and other industry sectors.

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Non-Member Price $249.00

Member Price $199.00