Wed, Mar 02|
Alumni Author Talk: Cryptocurrencies by Dr. Oonagh McDonald
Do you want to understand what cryptocurrencies mean for money? Join us for an Alumni Author Talk with Dr. Oonagh McDonald!
Time & Location
Mar 02, 6:00 PM
University Club, 1135 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
About the Event
Have you been wondering about what cryptocurrencies mean for money and is purpose?
Join us on March 2nd at the University Club as Dr. Oonagh McDonald, CBE explores the threats and opportunities of digital currencies and their potential to change the way that global finance works.
Dr. McDonald will discuss the following from her recently published book, Cryptocurrencies: Money, Trust and Regulation:
- Will Bitcoin ever replace fiat currency?
- Are existing regulatoray frameworks enough?
- What is motivating central bank experiments with digital currencies?
- What will ultimately protect commerical banks from digital currency threats?
The talk will be followed by a reception. To attend, please contact Toya Robinson (TJohnson@universityclubdc.com). Tickets are $38 and payable at the door.
About the Author
OONAGH MCDONALD CBE is an international expert in
financial regulation. She has been a board member of the
Financial Services Authority, the Investors Compensation
Scheme, the General Insurance Standards Council and the
Board for Actuarial Standards. She has also been a director of
Scottish Provident, Skandia Insurance Company and the British
Portfolio Trust. She was formerly a British Member of
Parliament and was awarded a CBE in 1998 for services to
financial regulation and business. She lives in Washington DC.