2017 Programme

Speakers Panel, Q & A & Closing

Galaxy Room March 3, 2017 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Edan Yago
Francisco Khoza
Farzam Ehsani
John Karanja

Regulation, compliance and challenges blockchain and digital currencies face:

  • The UK’s regulatory FCA sandbox: allowing businesses to test innovative products, services, business models and delivery mechanisms in a live environment
  • Will central banks issue cryptocurrencies? Why did Tunisia and Senegal’s central banks decide to issue a digital currency?
  • What challenges exist in terms of regulation and compliance of digital currencies and blockchain technology?

Edan Yago: CEO and Founder of Epiphyte Corporation

Francisco Khoza: Head of Banking and Finance at Bowman Gilfillan

Farzam Ehsani: Leader of Rand Merchant Bank’s Blockchain Initiative

John Karanja: Founder & Consulting Lead at BitHub.Africa – Blockchain Accelerator


Moderator: Ian Merrington