In continuation of what has become referred to in London as the “RegTech Week” of 2018, QRC Group, in collaboration with their partners at RegTech analyst, hosted a successful meetup today at the University of London.
Taking place just one day after the Global RegTech Summit, today’s event was a smaller, discussion-focussed meetup concerning an important question: Can RegTech help to integrate blockchain into the mainstream economy? To the hosts, the answer is a clear affirmative, and the more than 100 attendees overwhelmingly left in agreement.
The event highlighted a number of key RegTech tools that are enabling mainstream integrations of blockchain technology. These included Blockpass, Coinfirm, Alice, Quanta, and IronTokens. Conversely, certain companies operating in the “traditional” economy, including STORMguidance and Met Facilities, were also in attendance, each discussing what can be done to hasten blockchain disruption.
Presentations were additionally given by Professor Bill Buchanan of Edinburgh Napier University, and Steven Wilson of the British Standards Institute. Prof. Buchanan, along with Dr. Hans Lombardo, CMO of Blockpass, introduced the Blockchain Identity Lab, a unique research institute, set up as a joint venture at ENU. Mr. Wilson introduced PAS 19668 - a new universal standard for ICOs and token sales.