The institutional case for cryptocurrency and digital asset adoption

Date: 07 October 2021

Time: 13:00 - 13:45


open invitation

Cryptocurrencies and digital assets are the constant buzzword at the moment for many hedge funds, banks and asset managers. The challenge for many of these traditional institutions is how to incorporate cryptocurrencies and digital assets into their capital markets business. Should they open up a digital asset trading desk? Or simply hold digital assets in their portfolio and if so what should be the criteria for institutional firms in making these decisions.

In this fireside chat Michael Ourabah, BSO CEO, will be in conversation with Shane Edwards, Head of Investment Products, EQONEX answer all the issues that institutional firms need to consider in adopting crypto and digital assets into their existing capital markets business. The chat will be moderated by Matthew Lempriere, Head of UK, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

In this fireside chat we will discuss:

  • The role of cryptocurrencies in the future, both for consumers and institutions
  • What is holding up mainstream institutional adoption?
  • The long term impact of cryptocurrencies and digital on the traditional investment landscape
  • And more