Blockchain in Finance & Insurance

  •  TYPE: Track    START DATE:  Thursday, September 19, 2019     START TIME: 14:00    LOCATION:  maX 2
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Blockchain has been one of the most discussed topics in the financial services industry for several years now, it is still on everyone’s lips. Can 2019 be the year when more and more financial institutions finally embrace the distributed ledger technology? Where are we so far and what does the future of blockchain hold?

In the following sessions, speakers will talk about current and prospective trends in this area, discuss how the technology has developed throughout past years and explore and analyze use cases.

Sessions:

Blockchain in Finance – Where Does the Current Legal Framework Allow for the Biggest Impact?

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Time: 14:00-15:00

Blockchain in Finance – Where Does the Current Legal Framework Allow for the Biggest Impact?
Dr. Florian Reul, Linklaters

Blockchain and DLT are at the verge of going live in many areas of finance and are starting to become another layer of financial markets infrastructure. But how far will this transformation go under the current legal framework? Do we really need legislative change before we will see DLT go mainstream? In this presentation, Florian Reul will explore payments, security life cycles, crypto assets and identity management in a blockchain based world to find out where blockchain – from a...

Blockchain and the New Data Security Paradigm
Alain Falys, Keybox.co

One of the biggest challenges faced by financial institutions and enterprises today is data security. Customer data sit in centralised storage systems which are “honey pots” for hackers. Data exchange between organisations poses even more security challenges. Fintech entrepreneur Alain Falys, CEO of Keybox.co , will explain how Blockchain combined with the best cryptographic technologies can reverse this worrying trend of data breaches

Funding Raising & the ICO “Wild-West”

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Time: 15:00-16:00

Funding Raising & the ICO “Wild-West”
Ram Shoham, Accelerator Frankfurt

The talk focuses on the problems with crowdfunding through an ICO back in 2017-2018 and the potential that blockchain gives us for the future of crowdfunding. Ram will also share a couple of case studies.

Future Role of Blockchain in Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP)
Anil Nayak, National Standards Authority of Ireland

The talk focuses on the problems with crowdfunding through an ICO back in 2017-2018 and the potential that blockchain gives us for the future of crowdfunding. Ram will also share a couple of case studies.

How Blockchain Can Affect Individual Economies
Mariela Tanchez, Bitfoliex

Blockchain has come to impact all types of industries, from banks to chicken suppliers. And most big businesses and industries are noticing the significant impact of this technology and therefore applying it to their everyday processes. And there are thousands of proposals in the world for applications of blockchain technology, but most of them are focusing on attracting big investors and businesses. There are few who focus on mass adoption, through education; to create products that anyone...


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