EVENT: Regulation of Digital Assets in Emerging Markets


The Blockchain Association of Kenya, supported by Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), and Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya is hosting an event on Blockchain and Regulation of Digital Assets in Emerging Markets, featuring guest speaker Loretta Joseph, a Fintech and Regulatory Consultant to Financial Services Commission Mauritius, Blockchain Advisor at OECD, and Fintech Advisor in Bermuda with over 25 years experience in financial markets and related sectors.

The rise of distributed ledger technology such as blockchain, is expected to radically shape how people and institutions interact with financial services such as digital identities, digital instruments and virtual assets. How are regulators and policymakers in emerging markets responding to the risks and opportunities enabled by distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain?

Join Us!

  • Date 25th of November, 2019
  • Time 2pm
  • Venue FSD Kenya, 9 Riverside Building, 3rd Floor, Riverside Drive,

To attend, please RSVP to juliet.kanyi@austrade.gov.au by latest 23rd November.

On this afternoon, Loretta will share her vast experience on responsible adoption of blockchain technology across policy makers, governments and industry such as with the OECD, Government of Bermuda, and the Premier office of South Australia,

 We shall also explore the subject with a panel discussion on the Regulation of Digital Assets in Emerging Markets, featuring some of Kenya’s Fintech and technology leaders.

See you there!


BAK Communications Desk



About Blockchain Association of Kenya

The Blockchain Association of Kenya is a non-profit organization with a mandate to foster a network of people and organizations with the capacity and resources to build Africa’s future through Blockchain technology. We achieve this mandate through collaboration with organisations and establishing strategic alliances across areas of Education, Research, Training & Development of Blockchain Technology.


About Australia Trade Commission

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s trade, education and investment promotion agency. They help Australian companies do business around the world. The Austrade office in Nairobi is responsible for promoting trade, investment and education opportunities between East Africa and Australia. You may find more information on the web link here


About FSD Kenya

The Kenya Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) programme, FSD Kenya, was established in early 2005 to support the development of financial markets in Kenya as a means to stimulate wealth creation and reduce poverty. Working in partnership with the financial services industry the programme’s goal is to significantly expand access to services among lower income households and smaller scale enterprises. FSD operates as an independent Trust under the supervision of professional trustees, with policy guidance from a programme investment committee (PIC).

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