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The Libra digital currency: Intro to the regulatory and technical issues

12 December 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Allens, Level 28, Deutsche Bank Place, Corner Hunter and Phillip Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000
Allens hub

**5.30pm registration for a 6pm start**

A consortium led by Facebook is proposing a new global digital currency called Libra. Hosted by the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation, this forum will provide an overview of the big picture and emerging controversies around Libra, and the issues it raises in technical, business, legal and regulatory domains.

Our expert panel comprising Professor van der MeydenDr Anton DidenkoProfessor Ross Buckley and David Vaile from UNSW, and special guest Heath Behncke from Fabrick Innovations, formerly Libra Australia, will discuss a range of topics, including:

  • What is Libra, and what’s the link to blockchain?

  • Libra’s business model and payment system plans

  • Digital currency regulation, ‘FinTechReg’ and Libra

  • Potential impact on ‘the unbanked’ in the second and third world

  • Personal information and AML/CTF and KYC issues

 We hope you can join us for this event!

For further information on the speakers and topics: click here.