Until 2020 Erik Bethel was the US representative at the World Bank where he spearheaded a number of technology initiatives including artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the tokenization of World Bank loans. He held executive positions at Franklin Templeton, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in NY and Mexico and at SinoLatin Capital and ChinaVest in Shanghai. He earned a B.S. in Economics and Political Science from the US Naval Academy, Annapolis and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.
Around the world, lawmakers are paying an increasing amount of attention to digital assets and finance, resulting in a wide range of regulatory approaches and actions. Four experts joined us to discuss the very different regulatory landscapes in the United States, El Salvador, Ukraine, and Nigeria.