Event Overview
Agenda
Date: 29 March 2021

Event overview


This ICMA virtual event focused on the tokenisation of financial assets and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) with presentations from SIX Digital Exchange, BIS Innovation Hub and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Speakers included:
•    Tim Grant, Head of Business of the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) which is looking to become the world’s first fully regulated institutional digital asset exchange and CSD.
•    Morten Bech, Head of BIS Innovation Hub Swiss Centre on Project Helvetia – settling tokenised assets in central bank money.
•    Wee Kee Toh, Specialist Leader (Distributed Ledger Technology), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) - DvP of digital assets and digital currencies with Project Ubin, highlighting the challenges, opportunities, and implications for international capital markets and fintech ecosystem.
 

ICMA’s FinTech and market electronification work aims to promote straight though processing (STP), common and open data standards and machine readability across primary, secondary, repo and collateral markets. The proposed FinTech event aligns with ICMA’s increased focus on understanding the impact of tokenisation as a significant market development.

A recording of this event is available on the ICMA Media Library.
CEST
 
11:00

Welcome remarks
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA
11:10
Presentations
Tim Grant, Head of Business of the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX)
Morten Bech, Head of BIS Innovation Hub Swiss Centre
Wee Kee Toh, Specialist Leader (Distributed Ledger Technology), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
11:40
Q&A
12:00
Event close

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