US SEC Will Hold Fintech Forum To Discuss Blockchain Technology And Digital Assets
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently announced that its staff will be hosting a forum to discuss blockchain technology and digital assets. The information was released by the regulatory agency in a recent press release.
US SEC To Hold Fintech Forum
The regulatory agency of the United States, the SEC, will be hosting a public forum discussing how distributed ledger technology (DLT) and digital assets interact with the different participants in the market.
As per the press release, the forum is being organized by the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub). The FinHub aims at having an active engagement with market participants to understand how these new technologies work.
This is the second time that the agency hosts this forum. There will be different panelists from industry and academia that will foster greater communication and understanding when it’s about Blockchain technology and virtual currencies. Some of the topics that will be discussed by the panelists present at the forum include Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), digital asset platforms such as crypto exchanges or wallets, DLT innovations, and how these technologies have an impact on investors and the markets.
This Fintech Forum will be held at the SEC’s Washington D.C. headquarter on May 31st and it will also be open to the public via a webcast live.