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How do DeFi industry leaders balance innovation with consumer protection

October 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

With over $100 billion dollars of value locked up in its protocols and projects, the decentralized finance ecosystem is growing and broadening its scope. The sector and its vast spectrum of activity has drawn the attention of innovators, investors, consumers, and regulators alike. GBBC CEO Sandra Ro joins a panel discussion on balancing innovation with consumer protection.

In this session our panel of experts will discuss:

  • The promise and evolution of DeFi
  • Risk vs. reward – how investors and participants can survive and thrive on the financial frontier?
  • The challenges and contradictions of regulating a parallel financial system
  • The implications and potential unintended consequences of FATF’s current guidance
  • How can DeFi innovation be fostered whilst protecting consumers?
Founded in 2018, Merkle Science is the next-generation predictive cryptocurrency risk and intelligence platform that helps crypto companies, financial institutions, and government entities detect, investigate, and prevent illegal activities involving cryptocurrencies. Merkle Science’s proprietary Behavioral Rule Engine enables our tools to go beyond blacklists so that compliance teams may fulfill their local KYC/AML obligations and industry players may stay keep pace with the industry’s increasingly complex illicit activities. Merkle Science envisions a world powered by crypto and is creating the infrastructure necessary to ensure the safe and healthy growth of the cryptocurrency industry as it becomes a key pillar of the $22 trillion financial services ecosystem. We enable businesses to scale and mature so that a full range of individuals, entities, and services may transact with crypto safely. For more information on Merkle Science, please visit our website


October 5, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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