16 Nov.

Looking for the long view on US digital assets policy and regulation

Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.  EST | 1 hr
Event language: English

Many organizations feel that digital assets regulatory risk and uncertainty are more elevated than ever. At the same time, the US could be nearing the doorstep of a coherent national policy approach. This panel will explore the latest developments and remaining tension points in the ever-evolving conversation around the regulatory treatment of digital assets and blockchain technology. Participants will explore the current events shaping business decisions and investment in the digital assets space.  

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Host: Tim DavisUS Risk & Financial Advisory Blockchain & Digital Assets leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Presenters: Derek Bush, partner at Cleary Gottlieb
Richard Mumford, former director at the New Jersey Department of Banking & Insurance
Richard Rosenthal
Digital Assets Banking Regulatory practice leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Jason Somensatto, acting director of LabCFTC, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Graham Steele, assistant secretary for financial institutions, US Department of the Treasury 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Communicate the roles of policy makers, industry, and academics
  • Identify the classification of crypto assets
  • Reference the federal regulatory framework around stablecoins
  • Communicate the policy challenges associated with a US central bank digital currency (CBDC) 

Meet the speakers

Tim Davis

Tim Davis

Global & US Risk & Financial Advisory Blockchain & Digital Assets Leader

Tim has more than 25 years of experience with Deloitte & Touche LLP serving a range of multi-national clients. His areas of focus are an external audit, risk management, controls and governance, IT audit, data analytics, and M&A services, and with cryptocurrency and blockchain initiatives. Under Tim’s leadership, Deloitte’s Global Center of Excellence for Blockchain Assurance coordinates the firm’s approach to designing and assessing systems of internal control and compliance over blockchain systems. Tim collaborates on research into blockchain governance and controls with the Digital Currency Initiative at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also represents Deloitte on a task force led by the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Information Systems, Audit, and Control Association (ISACA) working on identifying risks associated with permissioned blockchains and distributed ledger technology. He serves on the board of Treehouse, a non-profit dedicated to giving foster children in the State of Washington a future through education.

Richard Rosenthal

Richard Rosenthal

Principal | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Richard is a principal in Deloitte’s Risk & Financial Advisory practice. He leads complex and transformative projects, assisting banking and fintech clients in setting up new entities, enabling M&A activity, aligning to regulatory requirements, launching new products, and helping address a broad range of regulatory and risk areas to enter and meet expectations of the US banking system. Richard leads Deloitte’s Business and Entity Transformation integrated services, Banking for the Deloitte Center for Regulatory Strategy and Deloitte’s Digital Assets Banking Regulatory practice.


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