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Cryptocurrencies as legal tender

Adoption of Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender and the Future of Money

Organized by the Centre for AI and Data Governance, Singapore Management University

Sep 14, 2021 09:00 PM (Hong Kong Time)

In the past years, cryptocurrencies have attracted the attention of investors, consumers, academics, and regulators from all over the world. While they have been used for several purposes, cryptocurrencies originally emerged as a means of payment. This webinar will analyse the potential of cryptocurrencies as a means of payment, the legal and financial challenges of adopting cryptocurrencies as legal tender, and whether the new form of assets, mainly relying on blockchain technology, will reshape the future of money and payment systems.

Speakers: Douglas Arner, University of Hong Kong, Rosaria Maria Lastra, Queen Mary University of London, Nydia Remolina, SMU Centre for AI and Data Governance, Angela Walch, St. Mary's University and Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez, Singapore Management University.


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