Overview

Blockchain has had a major impact. If you are looking to understand more about how it will affect the financial services industry, this course is for you.

Developed for accounting and finance professionals needing more information or looking to run blockchain projects, this CPE self-study course is intended to provide you with practical literacy.

In this course, two blockchain specialists will walk you through current implementations using cases within the financial services industry. In addition, you will:

  • Examine current implementations and use cases within the international and investment banking sectors;
  • Gain insights into the risks and benefits; and,
  • Learn other organisational implications of adopting blockchain technology

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the potential impact blockchain will have on the financial services sector
  • Examine the opportunities for blockchain in the financial services sector
  • Analyse the challenges, risks and benefits in a blockchain adoption
  • Examine the financial, organisational and compliance/ regulatory consequences of a blockchain adoption
These outcomes are achieved through the discussion of following topics:
  • Brief overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology
  • Current regulatory landscape
  • The future of financial services
  • Use cases that show blockchain's potential in global financial markets, i.e.:
  • Cross-border payments
  • Raising Capital
  • Smart contracts
Level: Intermediate

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone looking to understand more about how blockchain will be affecting the financial services industry
  • Accountants looking for more information on blockchain technology
  • Managers and decision makers looking to run blockchain technology projects