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

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WHEN : 08/22/2019 11:00 am 12:00 am ET
WHERE : On24 Webinar

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.