143 Days
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48 min
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Digital Currency & Blockchain Regulation

FIBATech is an exclusive, one-day global roundtable designed to gather like-minded, top-level international bankers and leading industry innovators to discuss the hottest trends and discover the revolutionary ideas that are transforming financial services around the world.

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This year’s program will tackle the most pressing questions facing decision-makers eager to adopt the game-changing technologies currently transforming the banking industry: blockchain and virtual currencies. We’ll take a deep dive and explore potential applications, use cases, risks, trade-offs, tax implications and what to expect from regulation.

Ticket pricing and discounts
Early Bird
FIBA Alumni & Members $100.00*
FOR WHO: Alumni of the FIBA Institute and employees of FIBA member institutions. See rate qualification details for more information. WHAT IS INCLUDED?
  • One full day of conference content activities
  • Lunch and coffee networking breaks
  • Post-event cocktail reception
  • Discounted room rates at venue hotel
Register Now
Early Bird
General Admission $130.00*
FOR WHO Financial services and international banking professionals not employed by FIBA member institutions or accredited by the FIBA Institute. WHAT IS INCLUDED?
  • One full day of conference content activities
  • Lunch and coffee networking breaks
  • Post-event cocktail reception
  • Discounted room rates at venue hotel
Register Now

* Early Bird rates expire at midnight on Sunday, September 30th, 2018.

The Power of Blockchain: Disruption of the Financial Services Industry

Could the blockchain be the solution to financial services' most pressing issues? Will this technology really make existing processes more efficient, secure, transparent and inexpensive?

During his keynote presentation, Microsoft's Pablo Junco will deliver a high-level overview of this revolutionary technology and how its transforming the financial landscape—from payments and KYC to trade finance and data security.

Pablo Junco

Pablo Junco

Director, Business Program Management - Microsoft

Global Perspectives: ICOs & the Future of Regulating Decentralized Money

Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) raised $3.8 billion in 2017. So far this year, companies have raised in excess of $12.4 billion, according to CoinSchedule, a website which tracks the data. As institutional players move into crypto and entrepreneurs around the world are looking into how they can get involved in this new fundraising phenomenon, the elephant in the room continues to be regulation.,

During this highly-anticipated session, our international panel of legal, regulatory and banking experts will dive into the latest developments on the subject and lend insights from their respective regions of the world.

Daniel Stabile

Daniel Stabile

Partner, Shutts & Bowen

Nicolette Brent

Nicolette Brent

U.K Consul General

The Transformative Potential of Blockchain: Use Cases in the Financial Sector

The role of blockchain technology in the financial sector is not just a future consideration. Across the globe, real projects are underway where cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology are redefining processes in tangible ways—from how startups raise capital to how capital markets function. This panel will explore use cases that highlight how blockchain is providing secure, efficient solutions to some of the industry most pressing challenges.

Sarah DiStefano

Sarah DiStefano

Director, Head of AML Advisory, FinTech Specialist -Bitcoin/Blockchain, Barclays

Daniel Eisner

Daniel Eisner

Co-Founder and CEO, OilCoin

Gabriel Angeloro

Gabriel Angeloro

LatAm Product Manager Connectivity Services, Citi

Real Estate Transactions and the Use of Virtual Currency by High Net Worth Clients

Real estate deals on a blockchain are now a reality, and futurists are pointing to blockchain-based mortgage platforms as the next exciting use case for the disruptive tech.

While mainstream adoption is slow, high net worth individuals are increasingly unable to ignore the huge potential of cryptocurrency as a viable alternative to the costly inefficiencies driving their wealth offshore. How will the industry react? Will banks be removed from the process or will forward-thinking leaders adapt and adopt?

Kimberly A. Prior

Kimberly A. Prior

Partner, Shutts & Bowen

Andrew Barnard

Andrew Barnard

Co-Founder, Bitstop

Gus Eleftherio

Gus Eleftherio

Lennar

Spencer P. Lyon

Spencer P. Lyon

Community & Partnerships Director, RealDAX

Dr. Sead Muftic

Dr. Sead Muftic

Chairman and Chief Technology Strategist, BIXReal

Banking Cryptocurrencies: From Fear to Opportunity

Blockchain has been at the top of mind for many financial executives over the past few years, but the hard questions remain to be answered. When and how will cryptocurrencies become a secure and mainstream medium of exchange? What shifts in business models and cultural mindsets will be required for companies to not only survive but thrive in this new ecosystem?

This panel will help make sense of it all and take an informed look at the future of banking as enabled by this emerging tech.

Sarah DiStefano

Sarah DiStefano

Director, Head of AML Advisory, FinTech Specialist -Bitcoin/Blockchain, Barclays

Samantha Stutman

Samantha Stutman

Financial Institutions Lead, Chainalysis Inc

Daniel Sankey

Daniel Sankey

BSA Compliance Officer, Coinbase

AML/Tax Implications of Virtual Currencies and ICOs

Regulation is evolving but remains patchy, with uncertainty on issues ranging from tax authorities to KYC and AML. What does a realistic roadmap look like and what best practices have been created already?

This panel will examine the different stakeholders’ approaches and provide insight into the future of regulation and how the financial sector should respond to the uncertainty.

George W. Arnett III

George W. Arnett III

General Counsel, Insigneo Financial Group

Jeff Abramcyzk

Jeff Abramcyzk

Omega One

Ethan W. Johnson

Ethan W. Johnson

Partner, Morgan Lewis

David Schwartz

David Schwartz

President & CEO, FIBA

Gus Eleftherio

Gus Eleftherio

Lennar

Daniel Stabile

Daniel Stabile

Partner, Shutts & Bowen

Jeff Abramcyzk

Jeff Abramcyzk

Omega One

Pablo Junco

Pablo Junco

Director, Business Program Management - Microsoft

Gabriel Angeloro

Gabriel Angeloro

LatAm Product Manager Connectivity Services, Citi

Samantha Stutman

Samantha Stutman

Financial Institutions Lead, Chainalysis Inc

Kimberly A. Prior

Kimberly A. Prior

Partner, Shutts & Bowen

Nicolette Brent

Nicolette Brent

U.K Consul General

Sarah DiStefano

Sarah DiStefano

Director, Head of AML Advisory, FinTech Specialist -Bitcoin/Blockchain, Barclays

Daniel Eisner

Daniel Eisner

Co-Founder and CEO, OilCoin

Dr. Sead Muftic

Dr. Sead Muftic

Chairman and Chief Technology Strategist, BIXReal

Andrew Barnard

Andrew Barnard

Co-Founder, Bitstop

Ethan W. Johnson

Ethan W. Johnson

Partner, Morgan Lewis

Daniel Sanki

Daniel Sanki

BSA Compliance Officer, Coinbase

George W. Arnett III

George W. Arnett III

General Counsel, Insigneo Financial Group

Spencer P. Lyon

Spencer P. Lyon

Community & Partnerships Director, RealDAX

100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131

At InterContinental Miami, the city’s vibrant art, innovative businesses, and tropical life converge into the premier luxury experience. Built around Henry Moore’s famous sculpture, “The Spindle,” this luxury Miami hotel lies on the downtown waterfront.

Due to high demand, we recommend that you make your room reservation as early as possible.

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Special Rates for FIBATech Attendees

Rates do not include taxes, which are currently at 13%

City View $195.00
Bay View $215.00
Club Room $236.00
InterContinental Suite $345.00
Executive Suite $465.00
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