Blockchain, Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies: Detailing Cutting-Edge Insights into Trends, Risks and Challenges

  • When: September 18, 2019
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: All

Ten years ago, the first bitcoin transaction relying on open ledger blockchain technology occurred. Since then, bitcoin and other forms of virtual currency have been used to pay for cups of coffee, as well as a wide variety of illicit products on the Dark Web. Digital currency has become both an alternative asset class for investment purposes and a component for layering funds to launder money. This webinar will provide cutting-edge insights into the trends and challenges posed by virtual currencies and the latest uses for the blockchain protocol, offering compliance professionals practical information to navigate and manage the associated anti-financial crime (AFC) regulatory risks.

Learning Objectives

  • Examining how virtual currencies and the blockchain protocol work, including how they impact financial institutions and AFC responsibilities such as transaction monitoring
  • Adjusting legacy systems to accommodate new and transformative products such as cryptocurrencies
  • Analyzing recent case studies and enforcement actions linked to the use and abuse of digital currencies to identify unique risks and strengthen oversight protocols

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Technology Officers
  • Vendors/Technology Providers
  • Industry Consultants
  • Transaction Monitoring Specialists


  • Global
  • Banking
  • Fintech


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