CoinDesk Joins IMF, CFTC, Swiss FINMA at DC Fintech Week

The virtual event, which runs Oct. 19-22, brings together marquee names from Switzerland’s FINMA, Sweden’s Riksbank, Bank for International Settlements, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the International Monetary Fund to discuss stablecoin regulation, central bank digital currencies, the future of money and more.

Oct 14, 2020 at 5:13 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:09 a.m. UTC

CoinDesk is partnering with DC Fintech Week, one of the world’s premier policy and regulation-focused digital currency conferences, to produce a special edition of CoinDesk Live. 

The virtual event, which runs Oct. 19-22, brings together marquee names from Switzerland’s FINMA, Sweden’s Riksbank, the Bank for International Settlements, the U.S.' Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the International Monetary Fund to discuss stablecoin regulation, central bank digital currencies, the future of money and more. 

We’ll be streaming Day 1 of DC Fintech Week.

Watch CoinDesk Live: DC Fintech Week Edition on Oct. 19 on Twitter and YouTube.

CoinDesk Live: DC Fintech Week

Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 | 8:45 a.m.-1:50 p.m. ET | View full agenda | Save LinkedIn reminder

8:45-9:30 a.m. Crypto in Asia: Different From Everywhere

Speakers:Douglas Arner, University of Hong KongSunayna Tuteja , TD AmeritradeJohn Cho, Ground XSimon Hawkins, Latham & Watkins LLPAlan Xin, CoinDesk ChinaModerator: Michael Barr, University of Michigan

9:35-10 a.m. A Conversation With Mark Branson: How We Regulate Libra in Switzerland

Speaker:Mark Branson, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMAModerator: Christopher Brummer, JD, Ph.D, Georgetown University Law Center

10:05-10:50 a.m. Leaders Panel: Central Banks, CBDCs and Cryptoeconomics

Speakers:Benoit Coeure, Bank for International SettlementsCecilia Skingsley, Sveriges RiksbankJon Cunliffe, Bank of EnglandJ. Christopher Giancarlo, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLPModerator: Christopher Brummer, JD, Ph.D, Georgetown University Law Center

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. How Stable Are Stablecoins?

Speakers:Ning-Feng Wang, Dionysus LabsAlexander Lipton, SilaSunayna Tuteja , TD AmeritradeNic Carter, Castle Island VCNigel Jenkinson, International Monetary FundModerator: Aaron Stanley, CoinDesk

12:35-1 p.m. A Conversation With Heath Tarbert

Speaker:Heath P. Tarbert, Commodity Futures Trading CommissionModerator: Christopher Brummer, JD, Ph.D, Georgetown University Law Center

1:05-1:50 p.m. Platform Money: Sci-Fi or the Future in the Making?

Speakers:Dante Disparte, Libra AssociationNeha Narula, MIT's Digital Currency InitiativeJenny Cieplak, Latham & Watkins LLPRobert Bench, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonAndres Wolberg-Stok, CitiModerator: Patrick Murck, Transparent

CoinDesk joins DC Fintech Week to explore stablecoins, central bank digital currencies and the future of money.

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