Boris Richard, Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Inc. to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s The Rise of Cryptocurrency

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Boris Richard, Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Inc. will speak at its webcast entitled, “Trends and Developments in the The Rise of Cryptocurrency: What the Future Holds LIVE Webcast.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 18, 2021 - This event is scheduled for Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET.

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    About Boris Richard
    Dr. Richard is a Managing Director with FTI Consulting who brings over 23 years of experience in fixed income markets, litigation consulting, and cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Dr. Richard’s digital asset expertise includes trading practices and token price patterns on crypto exchanges, blockchain economics, initial coin offerings, and digital token valuation and performance. Dr. Richard has a thorough understanding of the evolving regulatory and enforcement framework for cryptocurrencies and digital assets in the U.S. and abroad, as well as a comprehensive perspective on the private litigation involving ICOs and digital tokens. Dr. Richard is a member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and Digital Currency Council. In addition, Dr. Richard has substantial complex litigation consulting knowledge with deep practical trading and investment management experience in bonds, fixed income products, and mortgage-backed securities.

    About FTI Consulting, Inc.
    FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

    The rising popularity of cryptocurrency constantly brings profound transformations in payment, value transfer, and investment transactions. Every day, more and more businesses turn to cryptocurrency because of its decentralized structure, efficient transaction flow, and low operation cost. However, as cryptocurrency markets evolve and new regulatory frameworks develop, companies engaged in digital asset services face new challenges. Some of these challenges relate to market, liquidity, and manipulation risks, while others concern the dangers of fraud, hacks, and digital asset thefts, as well as legal and regulatory enforcement risks. In addition, the digital asset industry worldwide realizes the need to develop and implement robust policies and procedures to be compliant with Travel Rule for cryptocurrencies and to combat financial crime in virtual assets.

    Join financial market experts Boris Richard (FTI Consulting, Inc.) and Zhong Zhang (Bates White Economic Consulting) as they provide a comprehensive discussion on cryptocurrencies, their adoption, digital assert market developments, and evolving regulatory and compliance landscape. Speakers will present notable trends and developments in this landscape and offer practical insights to leverage the use of cryptocurrency and to assess the associated risks.

    Key topics include
    • Cryptocurrency Trends and Statistics
    • Decentralized Finance and Asset Tokenization: Pros and Cons
    • Cryptocurrency Regulations
    • Travel Rule and financial crime compliance in digital assets
    • Leveraging Cryptocurrency
    • What Lies Ahead

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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