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Bridging Financial Innovation and Regulation seminar 2018

June 2018 - Curaçao


Press releases:

Announcement (ENG) (NED

Conclusion (ENG) (NED)



June 28th, 2018:

Words of Welcome
by Mrs. Leila Matroos-Lasten
acting President Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten

Opening Remarks
by Mr. Kenneth Gijsbertha
Minister of Finance Curaçao

June 29th, 2018

Opening speech June 29th
by Mrs. Leila Matroos-Lasten
acting President Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten 


Presentations June 28th:

Fintech and Blockchain demystified - What it is, why, when and its effects 
by Ir. Olivier Rikken MBA
Blockchain and Smart Contract Expert

Navigating the Strait of Regulatory Innovation
by Mr. Ryan Peterson
General Manager of Economic Policy Centrale Bank van Aruba 

Smart cities, Smart Islands
by Hon. Jerry McArthur Hultin
Chair and Co-founder Global Futures Group LLC

The presentations of June 28th can also be viewed on our Facebook page by clicking here and here


Presentations June 29th:

Central Banks and Digital Currencies
by Mr. Gabriel Abed
Founder & Director Bitt Inc

Enterprise Apps for the Web Platform
by Mr. Bradley Holt
Developer Advocate & Senior Software Engineer with IBM Watson Data Platform

Dynamic trends in Fintech innovation: implications for regulators and market development
by Mr. Robert Toomey
Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at SIFMA

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approach to Virtual Currency
by Mr. Jason Mahoney
Special Counsel at Office  of International Affairs, U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission

The Role of Regulators in the digitalization of markets
by Mr. Errol Cova
Head Trust Supervision Department Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten

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