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Digital Money

Payments Innovation Day

Who is the next disruptor? The breakthrough in payments? The start-up that changes how consumers pay for things?

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

2:20 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Track: Digital Money View Track


Constance Choi, General Counsel, PAYWARD
Juan Llanos, Co-founder, EVP and Compliance Officer, UNIDOS FINANCIAL
Adam Shapiro, Director, PROMONTORY FINANCIAL
Marc Hochstein, Executive Editor, AMERICAN BANKER

For startups in the virtual currency space, and the banks and other traditional providers that serve them, it has become critical to understand the regulatory requirements from anti-money laundering and know-your customer rules. The Fincen guidance released this year, however, left a number of questions unanswered, and recent state regulatory actions, such as California’s “cease and desist” warning to the nonprofit Bitcoin Foundation, have only confounded matters. This panel will look at the risks – and opportunities – for bankers and other financial services veterans who want to work with the new players to navigate the blurry regulatory landscape.

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