It has one year since the collapse of FTX, the then 3rd largest crypto exchange in the world. In this webinar we digest what are the lessons learned over the last 12 months about the crypto market and how can crypto businesses and users of digital currencies avoid some of the same pitfalls.
In this webinar we will explore the rise and fall of FTX, but also:
Jason Gunter, Director, PwCJason is a director in PwC’s restructuring team. He has 15 years experience in advising creditors, companies and regulators in navigating restructuring and insolvency situations. He is experienced in financial services, banking and fund restructuring, resolution, wind down and insolvency. Jason is currently supporting on the provisional liquidation of FTX in the Bahamas.
Ed Macnamara, Partner, PwCEd is a restructuring partner with over 25 years’ experience and with significant expertise in financial services. He is one of the Lehman administrators, is heavily involved in the insolvency of FTX, led aspects of restructuring work for Co-op Bank at the time of its capital shortfall, is dealing with the run-off and residual issues of UKAR (Bradford & Bingley and Northern Rock) and has worked across central and eastern Europe, Africa and the Caribbean region on various restructurings in financial services.
Mark Sinka, Director in the UK Forensic team Mark is a Director in the UK Forensic team where he specialises in the analysis, tracing and investigation of cryptocurrencies and digital assets.
Mark has over 10 years of experience investigating financial crime, ranging from regulatory reviews through to internal and external fraud. Two years ago Mark set up PwC’s cryptocurrency and digital asset investigations group which comprises individuals from cryptocurrency, investigations and law enforcement backgrounds.
Polly Tsang, Financial Services Regulatory Manager Financial Services FacultyPrior to joining the ICAEW, Polly specialised in structured finance and asset backed securitisation at PwC, helping firms raise debt market funding and buy/sell asset pools. She qualified as an ACA with PwC London within investment management and banking and capital markets. She is interested in exploring the risks and opportunities in regulating financial services in the post-Brexit landscape, particularly in evolving areas such as ESG, cryptoassets and AI.
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