Geographical Region

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Handles to Tag
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LinkedIn: @Global Blockchain Business Council @World Economic Forum
Facebook: @GBBCouncil @worldeconomicforum

Our Findings Are Organised Across 10 Categories:

Consumer Protection Icon Consumer Protection
Financial Surveillance
Regulation of Digital Assets
Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
Ban on Cryptocurrencies
Sovereign Strategies
Regulatory Sandboxes
Government Projects
Blockchain’s Potential is Significant,
but its Realization is Not Guaranteed.

As a Community we Need To:

Educate Decision Makers
Develop Consensus
Around Taxonomies
Break Down Information Siloes
Collaborate Across
Jurisdictions and Entities
Encourage Dynamic Guidance

GSMI Partners & Collaborators

We would like to thank our many partners, members and supporters who worked tirelessly and enthusiastically over the past months to produce GSMI 2020, version 1.0

Coordinating Partners
The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC)
The World Economic Forum (WEF)
Technical Collaborators
Digital Currency Initiative, MIT Media Lab (Co-Lead)
ING (Co-Lead)
World Economic Forum Blockchain Council Standards Working Group
Research Collaborators
Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC)
ESG Intelligence
Fudan Fanhai Fintech Research Center (FFFRC)
Global Digital Finance (GDF)
IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Scholars (Hermann Traore, Musab Ibrahim)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
SIX Digital Exchange (SDX)
Legal & Regulatory Review
Latham & Watkins LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Review Committee
Accenture (Co-Chair)
SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) (Co-Chair)
Astana International Financial Centre
Bitfury Group
Covington & Burling LLP
Digital Currency Initiative, MIT Media Lab
Digital Impact and Governance Initiative, New America
Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation
IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Scholars
J.P. Morgan
Latham & Watkins LLP
Procter & Gamble
QR Capital
Ropes & Gray LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
World Economic Forum
Wells Fargo

Industry Consortia Mapped in the GSMI

We are grateful to our research partners for this portion of the report: Accenture, ESG Intelligence, Global Digital Finance (GDF).

Consortia List

Learn about ESG

Thank you to everyone on the GBBC team for their contributions to the GSMI:

Project Leads
Sandra Ro
Mercina Tillemann
Content Lead
Riyad Carey
Communications Lead
Sofia Arend
Project Management Lead
Sierra Lewis
Technical Lead
David Acton
Design Lead
Dave Jolda
Kimberly Quinones
Shoshana Riley
Polina Belinskaya
Richard Shade (PTDL)
Jack Banask

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