ACT Webinar Series - Digital assets & crypto currencies 2021

Education Series
Online
September - November 2021

Start your digital asset and cryptocurrency journey now

The ACT presents a unique series of four webinars starting this September, in partnership with Arca and Copper, exploring digital assets and cryptocurrencies. As digital assets and cryptocurrency in general start to become more mainstream, this series will guide you on a journey to an in-depth understanding of the topic. 

More than 1,200 delegates registered already!

Will you be joining?

These are just some of the companies already registered ready to discover how digital assets and cryptocurrencies can work for them and their organisation.

Explore the types of tokens and coins available and hear about essential market and regulatory updates in our first webinar available to watch now on-demand. This exclusive educational series will then offer solutions on managing the security of digital assets; provide insight on investment strategies; and end by looking at the bigger picture for digital assets at the virtual ACT Festival of Treasury Transformation, 23-25 November. Find out how you can attend the Festival for free.

Receive a digital badge to showcase your new knowledge 

Attending all four webinars makes you eligible for a digital badge that you can share on your social networks to let your peers know that you are now clued up on digital assets and cryptocurrencies. 

Online
13:00 - 14:00, 6 October 2021

Part two: how do you manage the security of investing, redeeming and owning digital assets? 

In the first webinar of our series, we explore the digital asset ecosystem, giving you a clearer understanding of the different types of assets that exist. In this second webinar we will be diving into more detail on security and custody – an area we know that treasurers and other finance professionals are concerned with. Led by Copper, we will be exploring timing and liquidity issues, the role of custodians, the focus of the regulators, and recent regulatory developments.

What will you achieve from this webinar?
  • Bust the common myths about digital assets
  • Know what to look for when managing security and custody
  • Gain an understanding of the areas of focus for the regulator
     

Register your free place

This webinar will take place on 6 October, 13:00 - 14:00 BST.

In partnership with

Online
13:00 - 14:00, 3 November 2021

Part three: the role of digital assets as part of an investment strategy

Having explored the digital asset ecosystem and how to invest securely in parts one and two of the series, this third webinar looks at how digital assets can form part of a diversified investment portfolio. Led by Arca, we will explore the benefits that digital assets can bring to a portfolio, and how treasurers can aggregate reporting on traditional and non-traditional assets. 

What will you achieve from this webinar?
  • Understand how digital assets can improve your mitigation of risk
  • Know what to consider in terms of investment (liquidity, risk/return objectives, and accounting and tax considerations)
  • Find out about the different investment types, taking into account liquidity, yield, risk, and capital preservation (passive instruments, tokenized securities, direct investment into tokens)
  • Reporting 101 - all you need to know about reporting on digital assets and how to integrate them into traditional reporting structures

Register your free place

This webinar will take place on 3 November 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 GMT.

In partnership with

Online at the ACT Festival of Treasury Transformation
14:00 - 15:00, 23 November 2021

Part four: digital assets in 2021 and beyond

This final webinar of the series will take place at the virtual ACT Festival of Treasury Transformation, 23-25 November. Corporates, ACT members and students can book onto the Festival for free. All other attendees will be given a complimentary place when booking the first three webinars of this series first.

To find out more about ACT’s Festival of Treasury Transformation, click on the green button.

Register your place

This webinar will take place at the virtual ACT Festival of Treasury Transformation, 23 November 2021, 14:00 - 15:00 GMT.

Online
On-demand

Part one: what are digital assets?

Watch now by clicking on the green button. This webinar led by Arca and Copper explored the types of tokens and coins available and importantly, how regulators view them. It covered stablecoins and issues with tether, bitcoin and other similar coins, such as utility coins, differences from central bank digital currencies, and more.

What will you achieve from this webinar?
  • Understand the difference between a stablecoin and a utility coin so that you can explain it to the board
  • Gain insight into the latest market trends in digital assets 
  • Keep on track with the recent regulatory developments and the implication on digital assets 
     

Speakers:

Rayne Steinberg
Chief Executive Officer
Arca
Ralph Payne
Chief Financial Officer
Copper

Moderator:

Naresh Aggarwal
Associate Director - Policy & Technical
ACT

Watch now

This webinar took place on 8 September 2021, 14:00 - 15:00 BST.

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