12 East 49th Street
New York, New York
It is a WeWork Building and will need presentation of ID to be let up. Please type in host name as Kenneth Walker and go directly to 18th as meeting hosts will be there.
Roundtable will start promptly at 5:45pm
The Treasury Special Interest Group cordially invites all Members to the monthly roundtable in New York City on June 11th focused on the incorporation of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency within the Treasury of the future. For those not able to attend in person, we invite you to attend through webinar and will accept your questions.
This roundtable will discuss the expected impact of blockchain adoption and how this will impact process and fee structure. In discussing cryptocurrencies, the roundtable will focus on stable token cryptocurrency including offerings such as JP Morgan Coin and the need for Treasuries to be prepared for their adoption. In addition, the round table will review the regulatory environment surrounding the adoption of this technology to better under the risks.
Featured guest roundtable participants for include:
Stephen Wink is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, member of the firm’s Financial Institutions and FinTech Industry Groups, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Task Force. Mr. Wink advises a diverse mix of clients, including broker-dealers, robo-advisors, crowdfunding platforms, cryptocurrency platforms, marketplace lenders, and payments providers on the financial regulatory considerations inherent in their proprietary FinTech transactions. He has in-depth knowledge and broad experience advising financial institutions on regulatory and related matters, gained in part from a decade as general counsel of a full-service investment bank. He also advises on blockchain regulatory matters and frequently publishes thought leadership and provides trainings on the topic. Mr. Wink is recognized by Chambers USA as one of the country’s leading financial services broker dealer regulation lawyers. He is also recommended by The Legal 500 for Financial Services Regulation and Alternative / Hedge Funds, and noted by clients as “excellent.” Mr. Wink was also ranked in Band 1 for US Corporate, Securities & Financing by Chambers’ Professional Advisers FinTech.
Andrew brings 35 years of experience in capital markets across trading, sales and management roles at major Wall Street and U.K. financial institutions to his role as Chief Strategist of 9th Gear. His primary responsibility is lending his risk management and systems knowledge toward blockchain and its applicability across numerous capital markets products, including currencies and securities. He is also currently working to develop new structures to help update traditional trading products to utilize recent technological breakthroughs to improve market outcomes. Prior to joining 9th Gear, Andrew’s extensive background has included roles at globally recognized companies on multiple continents including RBC, Barclays Bank, ING, Kidder Peabody and Lehman Brothers.
Andrew earned his MBA from NYU with a specialization in finance, having developed a pricing model for foreign currency options as his thesis topic, and graduated from MIT with a B.S. in management. Andrew is also known as the “FX Poet”; writing a daily poem to explain the rhythm of the FX markets on his blog, fxpoetry.com.
By attending the roundtable, you can expect to come away with a more in depth understanding of:
The risks and challenges of Blockchain adoption
A better understanding of Cryptocurrencies and Stable tokens.
Key legal and regulatory rules that govern the use of cryptocurrencies.
The meeting is hosted by Exeter Consulting (https://www.eccm.team/)
ECCM is a global risk management and technology consulting firm with headquarters in New York. The company provides strategic thinking and hands-on support to help financial institution, public companies, fast-growing private companies, and regulators to manage growth and maximize performance. The firm delivers financial and transaction services, business analytics, risk and compliance, business and finance transformation, as well as technology, data, and litigations solutions. We bring together the best scientists and practitioners across the globe to deliver the services that can stand out from the crowd of consulting firms and hundreds of consultants.
The session will be moderated by Thomas Braun, Co-Chair of the Treasury Special Interest Group.
Date: June 11th, 2019
Time: 5:30pm, Roundtable will start promptly at 5:45pm
Address: 12 East 49th, 18th Floor. It is a WeWork Building and will need presentation of ID to be let up. Please type in host name as Kenneth Walker and go directly to 18th as meeting hosts will be there.