Libra: Understanding and Addressing the Financial Crime Risks Posed by Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency
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Libra: Understanding and Addressing the Financial Crime Risks Posed by Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency

8/22/2019
When: Thursday, August 22nd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: On24 Webinar

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Complimentary webinar, courtesy of Elliptic

The Libra cryptocurrency has been met with a mixture of curiosity and skepticism by governments around the world, with many raising concerns about its potential misuse for money laundering and sanctions evasion. 

 

In this webinar, Dr. Tom Robinson, Chief Scientist and Co-Founder at Elliptic, delves deeper into the technology and governance behind this new payments system and explores how some of its unique characteristics may be leveraged to mitigate these risks.

 

Join this webinar and learn:

  • What Libra is and how it differs from cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin
  • The role of the Libra Association, the Libra validators (including companies such as Visa, Mastercard and Paypal) and Facebook’s Calibra wallet;
  • How financial crime risks in Libra can be addressed, including through the use of blockchain monitoring.

This webinar is eligible for 1 continuing education credit and/or CFCS credit. A recording of the presentation, slides, and certificate of participation will be available for ACFCS members only.



About the Presenter

Dr. Tom Robinson, Chief Scientist and Co-Founder, Elliptic

Dr. Tom Robinson is the co-founder and chief scientist at Elliptic, the world’s leading crypto compliance company, which works to detect and prevent criminal activity around cryptocurrencies and track illicit Bitcoin activity. Elliptic’s blockchain intelligence products are used by cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions around the world to ensure that the pseudonymous use of Bitcoin does not contribute to harming others. Robinson’s forensic analysis of bitcoin transactions has helped secure the convictions of cybercriminals and he has advised governments, tax authorities and regulators on crypto assets.

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