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Using Hyperledger Fabric to Manage Compliance with Fund Managers and Regulators


April 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how blockchain and Hyperledger ensure regulatory compliance in the funds industry with a solution developed by GECKO Governance.

The aim of this webinar is to enable the Hyperledger community to learn more about a unique fund compliance blockchain solution. Specifically, why and how Hyperledger Fabric can be used for such a use case.

You will learn:
  • An overview of the problem in RegTech fund managementnamely that of proving a company is compliant (to regulators, clients, etc.)
  • How Hyperledger Fabric is solving this problem
  • Business requirements to the blockchain solution powered by Hyperledger Fabric technology
  • A detailed overview of GECKO Governance blockchain solutionincluding a demo and details on the software architecture
  • The challenges and lessons learned (from both the technical and business perspective)
  • How GECKO Governance is using Hyperledger Fabric.
  • The importance of Disintermediation and Immutability to the funds industry
  • How to transition from existing solutions to blockchain, including dealing with legacy systems
  • Instilling confidence in the industry of the merits of blockchain
Who should watch:
  • Funds industry professionalsfund administrators, fund managers, regulators and auditors
  • Risk, regulatory, and compliance professionalsrisk managers, regulatory advisors, analysts, and consultants
  • Managers of IT, Innovation and Digital Officers, Enterprise Architects, and business people interested in blockchain
  • FinTech / RegTech enthusiasts and blockchain / Hyperledger developers
About the presenters:

Shane Brett is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, peer-reviewed author, and thought-leader specializing in hedge funds, FinTech, and the global economy.

He is co-founder of GECKO Governancethe new blockchain-enabled Fund Regulation solution.

Shane has 20 years experience in hedge fund /asset management operations, consultancy and technology, including program and product management at top fund managers and administrators worldwide (e.g., BNP Paribas, HSBC, UBS, and RBS).

Damien Cahill, Senior Technical Business Analyst at GECKO Governance

After a successful and rewarding 16 years working in the IT industry, Damien has taken the plunge to re-skill and put into practice what he has learned. He is currently pursuing his studies at Dundalk Institute of Technology, for an Honours degree in Digital and International Business. Damien originally joined GECKO Governance on work placement as part of final semester in his degree for Business and Technology, and now working as part of the core team.

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