Blockchain for Financial Services
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Online Event

17 December, 2019

9:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC

Webcast
9:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC

Blockchain for Financial Services

Speakers: Ron Quaranta; Dr. Sean Stein Smith

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    4h

This dynamic course 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.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the potential impact blockchain will have on the financial services sector
  • Examine the opportunities for blockchain in the financial services sector
  • Analyse the challenges, risks and benefits in a blockchain adoption
  • Examine the financial, organisational and compliance/regulatory consequences of a blockchain adoption
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£199.00 (CIMA members only)

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Overview

Blockchain is transforming how transactions occur, how they are recorded, and how those records are maintained within the financial services industry.

This dynamic course 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 organisational 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, and Smart contracts

Who should take this course?

  • Accounting, finance professionals that are looking for more information on how blockchain will impact the financial services industry
  • Practitioners that serve or advise clients and would like to understand the impact of blockchain
  • Managers/decision makers looking to run blockchain projects

Professional development

This Webcast offers 5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Basic Blockchain knowledge
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:4h
Format:Webcast
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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£199.00 (CIMA members only)

£249.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speakers

  • Ron Quaranta

    Ron is an recognized expert in the area of blockchain innovation, particularly its impact on the world of financial markets. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services and technology sectors, and currently serves as Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, a non-profit trade association promoting the education and adoption of blockchain technology across financial markets. Prior to this, Ron served as CEO of DerivaTrust Technologies, a pioneering software and communications provider of secure transaction and information platforms for financial market participants. Before this he held a variety of senior roles at Thomson Reuters, the global news and information firm, culminating as Global Head of Trading Analytics.

  • Dr. Sean Stein Smith