Patomak Global Partners’ Paul Atkins moderated a panel discussion hosted by The Federalist Society that features leadership from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Treasury Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission and examines the pandemic-driven acceleration of the establishment of digital currencies, including central bank digital currencies.

The November 13 discussion examined the pros and cons of blockchain and cryptocurrency and how it intersects with active central bank digital currency pilot programs underway around the globe.

The 1:30 event featured:

  • Mr. Brian P. Brooks, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, United States Department of the Treasury

  • Hon. Brent J. McIntosh, Undersecretary for International Affairs, United States Department of the Treasury

  • Hon. Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, United States Securities and Exchange Commission

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