Blockchain and Decentralized Finance for Skeptics: Issues, Considerations and Applications for Bankers
December 03, 2022 - December 10, 2022
Schedule via Zoom
December 3 & 10, 2022
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Early Eagle Rate:
November 21, 2022
This two-day course introduces the practical aspects of blockchain technology from the banking, investments, and risk management perspective.
This course has its aim to provide a balanced overview of the problems that blockchain technology intends to solve and might solve.
Who should attend
At the end of this course, the participants are expected to:
- Discuss the elements of blockchain technology;
- Understand the problems that the blockchain technology intends to solve;
- Discuss the rise of Bitcoin and blockchain technology;
- Discuss the role of Ethereum in revolutionizing finance and banking; and
- Explain the concept of decentralized finance.
I. Bitcoin and Blockchain - The Big Picture
II. What is the Blockchain Technology
III. Types of Blockchain
IV. Applications of Blockchain
V. What is Ethereum
VI. Smart Contracts
VII. Applications of Blockchain
VIII. Introduction to Decentralized Finance
IX. Stable Coins
X. Decentralized Exchange
XI. Lending Systems
XII. Legal Aspects and Regulation
Mr. Philip Te is a Director for Financial Markets based in Singapore with more than 10 years of structuring derivative solutions for clients in Asia. Prior to this, he headed the structured products and investments department of a local commercial bank. He used to be a Senior Associate at Ernst and Young’s Quantitative Advisory Services group and Financial Services Risk Management group.
He is the Program Director of Derivatives, Risk Management, and Investment courses at the Ateneo Center for Continuing Education. He has lectured extensively on derivatives, risk management, and value investing for various institutions in the region. He is the author of the two-volume book Bank Risk Management published by Oxford University Press, The SEC Module on Risk Management, and the BAP Risk Management Primer.
His interest in crypto started in 2016/2017. He is taking Masters in Digital Assets and Cryptocurrencies from the University of Nicosia. He is a Certified Bitcoin Professional given by the C4 Consortium. He is currently writing a textbook on cryptocurrencies. He has lectured on cryptocurrencies for various institutions throughout Asia.
Mr. Leo Tay is the Managing Director for a global commercial bank heading the interest rates and FX trading platform for the Asia Pacific based in Singapore. He is also the Digital Assets Champion for the bank in Asia sponsoring the development of crypto products for the bank.
He has more than two decades of experience in macro trading and financial markets with more than a decade of managing financial markets traders in Asia.
Mr. Tay is also a lecturer on Financial Economics for Ateneo. He is a sought-after conference speaker on financial markets, trading, and crypto. Leo is currently on the advisory board of FX Markets Asia.
His interest in crypto started in 2012. He is currently taking his Masters in Digital Assets and Cryptocurrencies at the University of Nicosia. He is writing a textbook on cryptocurrencies.