PRMIA Roundtable: Cryptocurrencies - Managing Risks of a New Asset Class

Closed
7 May 2019

To date, the players enabling the market for crypto assets have been primarily FinTech startups. As the market is maturing customers are looking to traditional financial institutions to provide access to this asset class.

Agenda

  • Introduction to crypto-assets
  • Market update
    • Crypto-assets – one year on
    • Traditional markets and gaining exposure to crypto-assets
    • Relationship between cryptocurrency and FX markets, lessons learnt
  • Risks associated
    • How risk could be managed with so many digital venues and so many digital instruments?
    • Trading Considerations (Liquidity, Valuation, Market Risk Issues)
    • Counterparty Risk Issues
    • Settlement and custody issues
    • AML risks

Speakers

  • Andrew Probert, Associate Partner - Financial Services, Ernst & Young
  • Darko Stefanoski, Head Legal Digital Financial Services Switzerland, Ernst & Young
  • Ryan Radoff, CEO CoinShares
  • Luke Swift, Senior Quantitative Consultant, Quantifi