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Thursday, September 23 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual Event
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HSOC Interim School Chair Hanchao Lu

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China’s Digital Currency: Understanding the Implications — A Virtual Event

Join us Thursday, Sept. 23, from 12 to 1:30 pm to learn about China's launching of its digital yuan.

This virtual event is hosted by the China Research Center (CRC), which is currently housed in the School of History and Sociology in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Interim School Chair Hanchao Lu is the director of the CRC. 

China’s Digital Currency: Understanding the Implications — A Virtual Event

Date: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, via zoom
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm ET; registration is required. Zoom link will be sent upon registration.
Co-organizers: TN-China Network and the China Research Center
Sponsors: Morgan Stanley, Loyal Trust Bank & Frost Brown Todd, LLC

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Join us to learn about China’s launching of its digital yuan:

  • How the digital yuan differs from cryptocurrency and other forms of electronic payments
  • Motivations behind the development of China’s digital currency
  • Ways the digital yuan may influence China’s financial development and global role
  • How the new currency will affect business opportunities, operations, and strategy

Moderator: Katherine Peavy, Expert in compliance, risk management, and security.

Panelists: Mr. Martin Chorzempa, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Mr. John Wagster, J.D., Frost Brown Todd, LLC; and Dr. Yimin Yang, Acting CEO, Co-founder and Chief Risk Officer for Loyal Trust Bank.

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