Future of Financial Services Part 1 (BlockchainCrypto)
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Online Live, 25 September 2020
London, 20 November 2020
While traditionally, the blockchain industry has been synonymous with Cryptocurrency and the interest from investment funds and traders, now over 10 years on from the birth of Bitcoin, the digital currency that was the foundation for the growth in interest in blockchain and digital currencies, blockchain is now well recognised as its own paradigm shift.
Central banks are now also considering the impact of cryptocurrencies on monetary policy, with some discussion around the issuance of central bank digital currencies. Equally, tech houses have started to move into this space. Facebook, Google and Amazon have all expressed an interest in launching some form of digital currency.
What you will learn
In light of the exciting and fast paced developments in the industry, this course will explore questions such as; How can blockchain impact financial services, what are the advantages and risks of servicing the cryptocurrency sector, What does tech houses like Facebook launching currencies mean in a world where data is the new oil and what impact does this have on individuals privacy?
The contents of this course will include:
- What is blockchain and how does it work?
- Digital currencies and the use of blockchain as a mechanism of value transfer
- Tokens, ICO’s, STO’s and IEO’s – what is it all about?
- Criminal use of blockchain technology – Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and the Dark Web
Who is this for?
Delegates will be able to understand how this technology works from a business strategy, rather than purely technical perspective, understanding how the technology and future sector may impact their firms, careers, clients, business models or risks to the same.
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