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Webinar on “The Role of Fintech in Shaping Future of Capital Markets”

 Published on: 28-Oct-2021

The Union of Arab Securities Authorities (UASA), in cooperation with Capital Markets Authority on Oman, organized a virtual webinar on "The Role of Fintech in Shaping Future of Capital Markets” on 27/10/2021. The webinar started with welcoming notes given by the president of Capital Market Authority of Oman, Mr. Abdullah Bin Salem Al Salmi, and the chairman of the Union of Arab Securities Authorities / CEO of the Securities and Commodities Authority of UAE, Dr. Maryam Buti Al Suwaidi. The UASA’s Secretary General, Mr. Jalil Tarif moderated the webinar which included Mr. Glen Thomas, partner - technology advisory at Grant Thornton, Mr. Larry Cao senior director – industry research at CFA Institute, Mr. Les Male CEO of Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Mrs. Mirna Sleiman founder and CEO of Fintech Galaxy, and Mr. Biswajit Choudhury an expert advisor to the VP in the capital market sector of Oman.

The webinar presented practical knowledge of technology application, with an overview on the key impacts of Robinhood investors, Virtual Assets and Decentralized Finance on Capital Markets, along with the role of technology in Markets recovery post pandemic. Moreover, the webinar shed light on different areas including empowering the pandemic recover and ways of how technology can save the markets in a pandemic, virtual assets and decentralized finance and game changers. It also discussed robinhood investors and how they're changing the market, and the future of Fintech from regulatory perspective.

More than 100 participants representing professionals working within the capital markets and financial services industry including compliance officers and money laundering reporting officers, those involved in regulation, law enforcement, trade and commerce and individuals from supervisory departments concerned with inspection and oversight attended the webinar.


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