ACAMS 17th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference - Las Vegas

THU32 - New Kids on the Blockchain: Opportunities and Issues of Distributed Ledgers

Oct 4, 2018 3:45pm ‐ Oct 4, 2018 5:00pm


Description

• Outlining blockchains’ shared ledger structure to identify opportunities for efficiencies in KYC, due diligence and other AML functions
• Assessing blockchain capacity for assisting robust compliance functions such as tracking beneficial ownership changes
• Analyzing the Ethereum virtual currency hack and Bitfinex breach to highlight blockchain financial crime vulnerabilities such as flawed code, anonymous actors and cryptographic key security

Moderator(s):

  • Rick McDonell, Executive Director, Former Executive Secretary, ACAMS, Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Speaker(s):

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