Currency Research Logo

CR Webinar Series Logo

We at Currency Research believe that communication and connection is key for our industry, especially during these difficult times. With our global access to you, our expert and specialized community, we are working to help ensure everyone can continue to benefit, learn and connect during this time. Because of this, we are currently offering a selection of webinars at no cost to help people stay connected and build up their knowledge base, ready for when the world can open up again. Please join us to learn, engage and connect with your global colleagues!


Upcoming Webinars


7 July at at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET) - Register Now

Financial Inclusion In the Context of the New European Consumer Credit Directive

Following the ongoing review of the Consumer Credit Directive by the European Commission, this looks at this webinar explores the implications for the European economy and some of the wider issues around Financial Inclusion

  • What needs to happen to improve Financial Inclusion for the unbanked, elderly and financially excluded?
  • In the light of the COVID-19 crisis what initiatives should be introduced to help the financially excluded?
  • Is there a viable alternative to cash in this context?
  • How can the process to access credit/personal loans be more inclusive?

Speakers:

  • Monica Monaco, Trust EU Affairs
  • Francesco Gaetano, European Commission
  • Elona Morina, European Banking Federation
  • Roeland Van Der Stappen, Visa

Moderator:

  • Greg Toussaint, Edgar, Dunn & Company

Presenter biographies can be found here.


15 July at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET) - Register Now

Crypto Asset Regulation –What can we expect from the results of the recent European Commission consultation?

The European Commission is to publish soon an impact assessment based on the findings of its consultation on possible Crypto Assets Regulation. A Crypto Asset related legislative framework may then be published in the autumn. Lots of banks have responded to this, some with great concern with regard to what the Commission will announce Is the existing legislation (MIFID II and EMD2) fit for purpose or should they be modified? And if so, how?

Is there a risk of protectionism from the European Commission and stifling innovation?

What now for those currently classed as ‘non-financial instruments’ such as Stablecoins/Libra?

What are the AML/CFT implications?

Panelists:

  • Maxime Boonen, CEO B2C2
  • Stephane Leloup, Bitstamp
  • Patricia Risso, Bitso

Moderator:

  • Monica Monaco, Trust EU Affairs

Presenter biographies can be found here.


Partner Webinars

Partner Webinars

Due to the cancellation of The SUMMIT, The Payments Canada SUMMIT will be putting together a series of webinars discuss innovation, more change to happen and more moving of the needle towards faster, safer, ubiquitous payments.

June 23: Small Business Innovation

July 21: Paytechs in Canada

August 18: The dark side of payments

September 22: Managing through change

October 20: Consumer-directed finance

November 17: 2020 in review, 2021 opportunities

Register Now
Currency News Book Club Webina

Monday 6 July 2020 at 3pm BST - Register Now

Currency News Book Club Webinar

The War Against Cash with author Ross Clark

The plot to empty your wallet and own your financial future - and why you MUST fight it” and the author is Ross Clark, a UK journalist who writes extensively for the Spectator, Daily Telegraph and many other publications. Published in 2017, this short, highly readable book laid out why payment choice matters and the implications of letting commercial digital money replace it. Ross Clark will be discussing not just the issues laid out in the book, but whether the events of 2020 have changed the case for cash.