Libra, Blockchain & FinTech – Executive Seminar

Ideas whose time has come?

Two-day executive seminar, Live in London and Live Webcast
Intensive two-day executive programme comprising a series of lectures and discussion sessions designed to build knowledge relating to blockchain & fintech in the light of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency announcement.


  • Realistic appraisal of the disruptive potential for Libra
  • Review of the state of the art in blockchain & fintech technologies
  • Why might Libra – with the backing of Facebook – be different?
  • Cyber security – how robust are blockchain-based systems?
  • Compliance perspective – AML & KYC in pseudonymous systems
  • Principal use case types – for what applications is blockchain suitable?
  • Comparing and contrasting fiat currencies with digital currency types
  • Libra’s technical architecture vis-à-vis its global ambitions
  • Potential evolutionary paths in developed and emerging economies

The two-day seminar will be held on 28th and 29th of October 2019.
The seminar begins at 9:30 and end at 16:30 each day.

Seminar Programme

Day One

  1. Introduction – Libra and its disruptive potential
  2. Contemporary fintech & blockchain landscape
    Discussion: Why haven’t fintech & blockchain had a greater impact thus far?
  3. Key elements of blockchain technology
    Discussion: Do systems have to be “strictly” blockchain to be effective or sustainable?
  4. Existing financial landscape
    Discussion: To what extent could Libra, or other blockchain systems disrupt the core processes of banking, e.g. Asset-Liability Management (A-LM) or commercial credit provision?
  5. Potential impact in developed and emerging economies


Day Two

  1. Comparing and contrasting fiat and cryptocurrencies
  2. Libra technical architecture
    Review: Comparing Libra’s architecture to that of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Corda
  3. Regulatory & compliance issues
  4. Currency systems and Financial services sector impact
  5. Blockchain & Fintech Use Cases
    Discussion: In which circumstances is a blockchain solution preferable to, for instance, a RDBMS system?
  6. Future evolution

Who should attend?

  • Banking professionals
  • Corporate treasurers
  • Lawyers
  • Regulators
  • Risk managers
  • Fintech professionals
  • Financial Service sector analysts

Live London Prices

The seminar comes as a great value for a single booking at £1,989

For a double booking the price is discounted to £1,789 per participant.

Triple or larger bookings are at just £1,589 per participant.

Live Webinar Prices

The webinar prices are £1,589 for a single booking, £1,289 per person for a double booking, and just £1,089 for three or more delegates.

Please speak to us to discuss larger bookings.

Early bird discount!

Book by 15 September save a further 10% off the prices quoted.

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