Blockchain—Friend or Foe of the Financial Services Industry?

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 • 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET

2.0 CAFP, 2.0 CRCM

Think you understand Blockchain? This briefing debunks the myths associated around Blockchain and focuses on the opportunities for bankers to proactively develop strategies.

Compliance teams need to start thinking about how new developments around Blockchain will fit into their strategies, and how to take advantage of Blockchain based solutions to address anti-money laundering perils. Regulations driven by KYC requirements will force crypto-currencies that want to interface with banks to modify their existing approaches of user anonymity, and to provide visibility and oversight to help foster usage and uptake within global financial markets

This Briefing will focus on:

  • Introduction to Blockchain ecosystem
  • Providing a better understanding of Blockchain applications within the financial services industry—compliance, AML, fund transfers and contracts
  • How Blockchain will impact financial regulations and how to stay ahead of the changes


  • Kayvan Alikhani, CEO and Co-founder,
  • Stephen Kenneally, SVP, Payments and Cyber Security Policy, American Bankers Association (moderator)

 Continuing Education Credits


ABA Professional Certifications has approved this program for 2.0 CAFP and 2.0 CRCM continuing education credits for the live program and the recording.

CPE logoThis group-live event is eligible for 1.5 CPE credits for CPAs (Information Technology). Recordings are not eligible for CPE credits. No prerequisites required.

American Bankers Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

​Program Questions? Please contact Linda Shepard / Cari Hearn.

 Pricing & Purchasing


Live Briefing or Recording
ABA Member • $235
Non-Member • $365

Live registration provides a connection for one room where unlimited listeners can be present, and streaming recording access FREE for 7 days.


 Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Officers,  Managers and Anaylsts
  • BSA/AML Officers, Managers and Analysts
  • FInancial Crimes Professionals
  • Security and Risk Professionals
  • Payments Professionals
  • Retail Banking Managers
  • Commercial Banking Managers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Regulatory Affairs Managers
  • Branch Managers
  • Bank Operations Officers and Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • CRCMs, CPAs

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