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International Webinar: The OECD’s work around Blockchain, Fintech, and the Impact of COVID-19 on financial services

June 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm


Join us on Wednesday 17th of June at 05.00 PM for an Exclusive International Webinar on “The OECD’s work around Blockchain, Fintech, and the Impact of COVID-19 on financial services” with Caroline MalcolmHead of Global Blockchain Policy Centre at Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Young Global Leader of the WEF.


Blockchain has been heralded as the technology of the future for several years. But is it? We are not yet seeing large scale deployment of Blockchain based solutions in any sector, let alone in financial services. Will it really change the world or will it fade and die? Why should we care about Blockchain and what value could it really deliver to businesses, to us as individuals, and to global economics?

Caroline Malcolm heads the Global Blockchain Policy Centre at the OECD. The OECD, as other supranational/international bodies are working hard on coordinating blockchain research and policy across their members. We will hear from Caroline about the work of the OECD on Blockchain and why it is important to them and us.

Agenda and Learning Outcomes:

  • What work is the OECD conducting on blockchain and why?
  • How are countries looking at blockchain, where will it add value?
  • What more can be done to drive blockchain adoption? Will international coordination help, and can that be expected?

Learn more about Caroline Malcolm 

Caroline heads the OECD’s work on blockchain, assessing its policy implications & building solutions to ensure governments across the world can access and respond to the opportunities and challenges it raises. In this capacity, she has also developed a training programme for policymakers on DLT, leads an advisory board of 100 global blockchain experts, and coordinates a network of project managers across the OECD relating to blockchain in topics as diverse as competition policy, SMEs, the environment, data privacy and the sustainable development goals.

Learn more about the OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that works to build better policies for better lives. Our goal is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all. We draw on almost 60 years of experience and insights to better prepare the world of tomorrow.

Together with governments, policy makers and citizens, we work on establishing evidence-based international standards and finding solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges. From improving economic performance and creating jobs to fostering strong education and fighting international tax evasion, we provide a unique forum and knowledge hub for data and analysis, exchange of experiences, best-practice sharing, and advice on public policies and international standard-setting.



June 17, 2020
5:00 pm
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