Crypto Trends: What Cryptocurrency Growth Means for AML

  • When: August 19, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced

In an age of innovation, few advances have captured the imagination like cryptocurrencies. The rise of Bitcoin and its virtual brethren have given rise to speculation about revolutions in payment systems and, in some cases, predictions about the potential decline of fiat currencies in the global economy. But along with the potential benefits of crypto there are potential criminal risks, as witnessed by illicit activities on Deep Web marketplaces and the use of cryptos in the execution of ransomware schemes. What’s clear is that cryptos aren’t going away soon. This expert panel outlines the latest developments, and details possible future ones.

Learning Objectives

  • Reviewing trends such as Facebook’s Calibra digital wallet to detail latest developments and challenges in enhancing crypto acceptance and payment systems
  • Detailing potential risks of banking crypto-related businesses such as digital exchanges to mitigate exposure to risks such as illicit proceeds conversion or sanctions evasion schemes
  • Reviewing regulatory developments and cases of cryptocurrency use in crimes such as ransomware and terrorist financing to build staff awareness of unique risks of virtual payments

Who Should Attend?

  • FinTech and Innovation Specialists
  • BSA/AML Officers
  • Risk Management Officers
  • IT Specialists
  • Law Enforcement
  • Regulatory Authorities

Region/Industry

  • Global
  • FinTech
  • Banking
  • Law Enforcement
  • MSBs
  • Payments Processors

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