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Blockchain for Financial Services
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Blockchain for Financial Services

Attend this webcast to gain a practical literacy on blockchain technologies and to understand its impact on the financial services industry. Examine use cases within the international and investment banking sectors and gain insights into the implications of adopting blockchain technology.

$159.20 - $249
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Format

Webcast

Date

Nov 30, 2020

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

5

Author(s)

Dr. Sean Stein Smith, Ron Quaranta

Availability

3 months

Learning Outcomes
  • 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
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
Product Details

Use case review: challenges & 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.

Can't make the date? This webcast is also available as a self-study online course.

Who Will Benefit
  • Accounting, finance professionals that are looking for more information on how blockchain will impact the financial services industry
Pricing
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Nonmembers
$249.00
AICPA Members
$199.00
PFP Section Members
$159.20
PFS Credential Holders
$159.20

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic blockchain knowledge
Access
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
Duration
5 hrs
Speakers
Dr. Sean Stein Smith
Dr. Stein Smith is an expert and sought-after speaker focusing on the intersection of financial services, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies. 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. 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. Sean continuously works with and consults for the AICPA and several professional training organizations in the creation and delivery of blockchain and cryptocurrency related content. Additionally, his analysis and thought leadership in the blockchain and cryptocurrency area has been featured in dozens of articles, including a 2018 feature article in the CPA Journal. Sean has given dozens of presentations of blockchain technology, both domestically and internationally. He is currently under contract to publish two full length books focusing on blockchain applications for financial services and other industry sectors.
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.
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Blockchain for Financial Services
Nov 30, 2020
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Nov 30, 2020
5pm10pm GMT
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$249.00
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