Focus on Alternative Currencies: Understanding the Fundamentals of Virtual Currencies (I of III)

  • When: Previously recorded on: July 23, 2014
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: All

The first installment of this three-part series explores the recent influx and popularity of digital and virtual currencies, explains the fundamentals of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, and details the implications that alternative currencies will likely have on your organization.

The recent rise of digital currencies has created uncertainty for many financial institutions when it comes to evaluating and managing associated transactions and clients. Join this compelling dialogue as an expert panel outlines the building blocks of virtual currencies, crypto-currencies, Bitcoin and others; discussing their uses, differences, exchange processes and storage methods.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the fundamentals of virtual currencies and their implications for the traditional financial system
  • Unraveling the mechanics of the storage and exchange of virtual currencies to protect your organization against illicit activity
  • Examining emerging regulatory guidance on alternative currency and its significance to your institution

Who Should Attend

  • AML Compliance Officers
  • AML Training Officers
  • Consultants
  • Examiners
  • Executive Management
  • Financial Intelligence Unit Personnel
  • General and Corporate Counsel
  • Government Regulators
  • Investment Advisors
  • Law Enforcement Agents
  • Risk Management Specialists
  • Transaction Monitoring Specialists


  • Banks and Credit Unions
  • Credit, Debit and Pre-paid Card Companies
  • Gaming Organizations
  • Government and Regulatory Agencies
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Money Service Businesses
  • Securities and Investment Firms


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Brian Stoeckert
  • Brian Stoeckert, CAMS

  • Chief Strategy Officer
  • CoinComply


John Beccia
  • John Beccia, CAMS

  • General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Circle Internet Financial

Patrick Murck
  • Patrick Murck

  • General Counsel
  • Bitcoin Foundation