Crypto is more than Bitcoin or Ethereum. With Decentralized Finance, referred to as “DeFi,” everyone has access to digital assets through a public blockchain network. In a single year, investors who “stake” cryptocurrency can earn significant returns on their collateral and some DeFi assets have increased more than 200% in value. Investor appeal and activity are increasing while, until recently, regulation and oversight have been negligible or non-existent.
It’s no wonder that well established hedge fund and private equity managers are launching cryptocurrency funds and FinTech companies. Market participants – including traditional banks, brokerage houses and investment banks – are gauging how they might be affected or even disintermediated as blockchain and DeFi could take market share from them.
We invite you to join us for an insight-filled webinar on DeFi in which our specialists and a leading crypto-innovator introduce this dynamic new investment vehicle, explore what you need to know and forecast how it could change the investment arena.
- Introduction to DeFi: its definition, operation and potential.
- The types of platforms and assets involved.
- How DeFi and related assets differ from the broader crypto market.
- DeFi and the assets created through the lens of institutional investors and counterparties.
- How DeFi’s underlying technologies could disrupt traditional finance (trading, lending, borrowing and staking.)
Who Should Attend:
Institutional Investors, Broker-Dealers, Investment Banks, Asset Managers, Allocators, Cryptocurrency Traders and Miners, Private Equity Investors and Executives, GPs, CEOs, Chief Investment Officers (CIOs), CFOs, Treasurers, Controllers, General Counsel, CCOs, Bankers and Private Fund Attorneys.
PKF O’Connor Davies
Marc L. Rinaldi, CPA, Digital Assets Practice Leader
Kevin J. Keane, Jr., CPA, Senior Manager, Digital Assets Practice
Dr. Julian Hosp, CEO & Co-Founder, Cake DeFi
Doug Schwenk, CEO, Digital Asset Research
1 CPE Credit: Finance
No prerequisites or advanced planning required
Program Level: Basic / Delivery Method: Group Internet Based