The cryptocurrency market suffers from a lack of consolidation in terms of liquidity and trading platforms. Brokers and exchanges operate disjointed liquidity pools forcing investors to manage numerous accounts, protocols and platforms to trade crypto assets efficiently. Accessing liquidity and fair market pricing in this manner is costly, complex and time-consuming, leading to high implementation costs that adversely impact investment returns.

  • What are the trends, challenges and opportunities in institutional digital asset trading and investing in 2021?
  • How does the regulatory landscape evolve?
  • What are the key triggers required for the mainstream adoption of digital assets?
  • How does technology contribute to manage risks and maximize returns?

Speakers include

 

Spencer Mindlin, Senior Analyst, Aite Group (Moderator)

Spencer is an Aite Group senior analyst focused on capital markets technology, particularly front-office trading technology, execution and order management systems, market data platforms, exchange-traded funds, and emerging financial technology products.

     
 

Joseph Edwards, Head of Research, Enigma Securities

Joseph manages the daily and weekly research offerings and advises institutional clients on a broad range of crypto-related enquiries. Previously, as a top e-sports analyst, Joseph devised best-in-class systems and approaches, and coached leading e-sports organisations. Joseph holds a B.A. from Oxford University and a M.A. from King’s College London.

     
 

Richard Byworth, CEO, Diginex

Richard has 20+ years of experience spanning finance, start-ups, investment, and fintech sectors.
Richard is Hong Kong Regional Ambassador for the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), and has spoken extensively around the merits of blockchain for business and finance at WEF (Davos) and the United Nations (Geneva).

     
   

Rob MacKay, CEO, Itiviti

Rob joined Itiviti as CEO in April 2019. He has a background of 25 years of experience in the financial technology market. Prior to Itiviti Rob ran many businesses for FIS including its Cross-Asset Trading & Risk unit which provided banks, hedge funds, insurers, asset managers and energy trading firms with front through back-office multi-asset class trading infrastructure and enterprise risk systems.

     
 

Dick Lo, CEO and Co-founder, TDX Strategies

Dick founded TDX Strategies in May 2019, an investment solutions platform on digital assets that services high net worth investors, family offices, institutions, corporates and funds with a focus on structured derivatives. Dick has over 19 years of experience in structuring, trading and risk management of derivatives products with stints at Daiwa Capital Markets and Deutsche Bank in Australia and Hong Kong.

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