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"A system without intermediaries is a Hobbesian marketplace with each person looking out for themselves. Caveat emptor—“let the buyer beware.”Not only do I think that unlicensed DeFi markets for derivative instruments are a bad idea, I also do not see how they are legal under the Commodity Exchange Act."
- FIA Asset Management Derivatives Forum, June 2021
Commissioner Berkovitz is a leading voice on the regulatory challenges - and opportunities - facing the crypto and DeFi industry, and a leading legal expert on futures and derivative markets. He will join DACOM for a fireside Q&A.
Chief Digital Currency Advisor,
Department of the Treasury - FinCEN
“Michele brings a wealth of digital currency expertise, and will be a tremendous leader in coordinated efforts to maximize FinCEN’s contribution to the innovative potential for financial expansion of opportunity while minimizing illicit finance risk.”
- FinCEN Director Michael Mosier, July 2021
Michele Korver was recently appointed as FinCEN's first Chief Digital Currency Advisor, to lead the agency's effort in enabling the digital asset industry, while mitigating its new risks. Having led digital currency thinking at the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, she's a foremost expert on the dynamics of crypto and DeFi regulation. She will join DACOM for a firside chat.
Founder and CEO, FTX and Alameda Research
“I don’t think that everything is gonna move to DeFi, but I do think that there’s a world in which 10% of it does, I also don’t think it’s automatic that it’s going to happen… Decentralized systems are only going to take off if they’re really good products,"
- Axios, April 2021
As the founder of one of the world's largest crypto exchanges, Bankman-Fried is a renowned entrepreneur and leading expert on the potential of digital asset and DeFi products to transform financial services. He will join DACOM for a fireside Q&A.
“There will be a public discussion in [the U.S.] and others and then it’ll go well. It’s just such a slam dunk how valuable this technology is. So I look forward to whether it’s me or others, to us all having the opportunity to help regulators and politicians understand why we’re on the same team.”
- Forkast News, December 2020
The New York Times described Mr. Lubin as Ethereum's "key strategist," and Consensys, the company he founded to advance Etherum's ecosystem, as "the entity that would bring Vitalik Buterin's vision into fruition." As one of Blockchain and DeFi's earliest thought leaders, he is on the forefront of the forefront of enabling it's integration into traditional finance, and beyond.
Join top-tier leaders in crypto and DeFi compliance, risk and regulatory affairs at the premier forum wholly dedicated to the advancement of digital asset market integrity standards. DACOM Summit 2021 will feature expert discussions on the state of regulation and institutionalization and de-risking of crypto and DeFi markets, ahead of 2022.
Founded by Solidus Labs in 2019, DACOM is a non-profit endeavor dedicated to strengthening industry-regulator relations, exchanging insights and promoting best standards for safe and regulated crypto growth.
DACOM Summit 2021 will take place at Company on 335 Madison Ave, New York.
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Keynote Fireside Chat
DACOM hosts SEC Chair Gary Gensler and former Chair Jay Clayton for a discussion on the state of crypto regulation and market integrity.
Leaders of new and veteran financial institutions on driving the growing integration between digital assets and the traditional financial ecosystem.
Former CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo, AKA #CryptoDad, and former Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks, remained highly engaged with the crypto industry after finishing their tenure. They will join Solidus Labs' VP Regulatory Affairs and former CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger for a discussion on the acute dynamics of regulator-industry relations, and their role in enabling responsible innovation.
Over the past decade, it's become clear that compliance and regulation-first attitudes are key to digital asset growth. In this session, legal, compliance and growth leaders share experiences and best practices from the trenches
2021 was DeFi and NFT platforms' biggest year thus far - and yet, with greater adoption comes greater responsibility and regulatory scrutiny. DeFi leaders share their effort to enable the merits of decentralization, while mitigating its new risks.
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us around the corner at Valerie to continue the conversation over a drink!
45 West 45th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenue
Solidus Labs is a team of finance veterans on a mission to enable safe and regulated crypto markets through tailored compliance and risk monitoring solutions. Solidus offers the first crypto-native, comprehensive, automated and testable market surveillance and risk monitoring hub tailored for digital assets. Crypto businesses globally rely on Solidus' solutions in order to apply for licensing, attract institutional investors, protect their users and grow faster - and safer.
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