Money 20/20: Payments & Financial Services Innovation

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*+-Money 20/20: Realize Your Vision Now The Aria Hotel & Casino 3730 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89158 November 2-5, 2014 Money20/20 is the world’s largest event for payments and financial services innovation. But Money20/20 is more than just an event—it’s a catalyst that’s enabling the growth and development of the ecosystem as it… Read more »

Bitcoin poised to shake up government-run currencies

*+-Source: Financial Times Could Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever pose a realistic threat to established currencies and payment processes? Among professionals, the question generates a range of responses, most of which suggest there is enough room for all types of payment methods for now. But philosophical and practical issues could reshape the landscape over the… Read more »

Five Reasons Wealth Managers Should Care About Bitcoin

*+-Source: WealthManagement.com Advisors that get smart on digital currencies should see a significant impact on their AUM in the coming years. I’ve spent my career helping wealth managers from the leading institutions across the globe differentiate themselves in an effort to grow their assets under management. I’ve made no secret of my disdain for “your… Read more »

Why my business accepts Bitcoin – and Why Yours Should Too

ryan-lazanis

*+-Bitcoins. It’s a pretty hot topic right now. For some, it’s also something that’s a bit mysterious and controversial. I mean, how in the world can you have a global virtual currency that’s completely decentralized and completely unregulated? A type of money that isn’t controlled or regulated by any bank or government is enough to… Read more »

Digital Currency and Issues in International Financial Transactions

Richard Lyons

*+-There are several areas of concern for any professional that represents clients using Bitcoin for international transactions. The use of Bitcoin for cross border transactions is attractive for many reasons, including instant transfers, low cost and the lack of a need to use intermediary banks. However, there are some issues to consider when using digital… Read more »