Digital finance and cryptoassets are suffering from excessively polarised views in the market.
In January 2023, CFA Institute published the report "Cryptoassets: Beyond the Hype - An Investment Management Perspective on the Development of Digital Finance" based on interviews of investment professionals and crypto experts, to understand the state of crypto investing and the implications for investors and policymakers.
Our guest speaker, Oliver Fines, CFA, co author of the report, will provide a dispassionate analysis of the impact of these new instruments from a practitioner and investor standpoint, focusing on three key issues that will need to be resolved as the sector matures:
• What is the intrinsic value of cryptoassets?
• Are cryptoassets compatible with the fiduciary duty of investment managers?
• The custody problem and safekeeping of client assets.
We will discuss these questions and provide some context using recent events and market reaction.
The presentation will end with a Q&A session and be followed by refreshments and canapes.
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