GC Webcast: Institutional crypto custody has arrived

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After years of speculation, incumbent custodians are launching services around cryptocurrencies to fill a gap in the market for institutional investors with an eye on the burgeoning new asset class. But this isn’t your average security. In what could be the most widely talked about topic of the year, we have questions for those banks throwing themselves into this new asset servicing space.

Time and date:
Thu, Aug 26, 2021 · 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00) 

  • Why are incumbent custodians now beginning to move into offering services for crypto currencies?
  • Who is driving the demand on the client side?
  • When will we see crypto become a bona fide asset class among institutional investors?
  • What is the benefit of a traditional custodian versus start-up, retail platforms?
  • How does it all work?
Boon-Hiong Chan
Head, Securities Market and Technology Advocacy, Securities Services, Corporate Bank, Deutsche Bank

Kelly Pettersen
Institutional Sales & Trading, Coinbase
Robert Materazzi
Chief Executive Officer, Lukka

Henri Arslanian
Crypto Leader and Partner, PWC
Jonathan Watkins
Managing Editor, Global Custodian