Digital Currency & Blockchain

Over the period 2014 – 2016, Mr. Bissessar has shared his expertise in discussing the opportunities and risk of digital currencies to the Caribbean at the following public fora:

A sample agenda of his delivery to private institutions, for example, with a regulatory focus, is shown below:

Sample Agenda
Audience

  • PART I
  • Introduction
  • UN ECLAC Study
    • Abstract & Methodology
    • Digital Currency Basics
    • Payments in Perspective
  • Key Findings
    • Caribbean Activity
    • Opportunities
    • Mobile Money
    • Recommendation & Conclusions
  • SWOT

 

  • PART II
  • CBTT concerns
    • De-banking
    • Protecting remittances
    • Impact in Caribbean
  • Commonwealth Secretariat Working Group Study
    • ComSec conclusions
    • ComSec legal framework recommendations
    • FATF AML/CFT regulations
  • IMF Risk responses
    • Financial Integrity: AML/CFT
    • Consumer Protection
    • Taxation
    • Financial Stability & Monetary Policy

  • Central Bank Authorities
  • Financial Investigative Units
  • Anti Money Laundering Units
  • Commercial Bankers
  • Research & Innovation Institutions
  • Future Payments Research Departments
  • Remittance services providers
  • Mobile Money service providers
  • E-Commerce platform developers
In addition to the UNECLAC report the workshop draws on material from various other sources

In addition to the UNECLAC report the workshop draws on material from various other sources