HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gemini Companies (Gemini) today shared industry updates introduced during a Cryptocurrency webinar it hosted. The event was moderated by Paul McMillan, head of content for HFM Global, and included industry perspectives from SMEs Todd Briggs, Partner, Financial Services Group, RSM US LLP; Scott Foster, SVP-Institutional Custody, Kingdom Trust; John D'Agostino, Managing Director, DMS and Skyler Steinke, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Gemini's Hedge/Alternative Fund Solutions.
Mr. Steinke commented: "Time-to-alpha is a critical element for fund managers who want to take advantage of this emerging asset class. As a result, it is vital for them to work with service providers who are experienced, while also able to keep pace or innovate with new solutions, and stay current/ahead of market requirements."
During the event held on April 12, the panel discussed:
The latest developments in the global regulatory landscape
How custodians are continuing to adapt to new digital asset offerings
Tools that can help funds onboard efficiently
Innovations in technology/industry architecture
Operational risk factors
Mr. D'Agostino, who founded an industry association aimed at creating best practices for institutional trading of crypto-assets commented, "We created the Digital Assets Working Group specifically to help innovative fund managers navigate the quickly evolving digital asset landscape. We welcome participants to join us as we navigate and elevate our learnings."
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