Cryptocurrency Risk, Recovery and Regulations

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As the use of cryptocurrencies grows, so too do the opportunities for criminals. Establishing a robust response is key.

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RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies (CFCS) is delighted to welcome you to a discussion exploring prominent financial crime threats in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, the process of recovering criminal crypto assets and how risk-mitigation strategies should be built into regulations in the UK and abroad.

From funding North Korea’s WMD programme, to facilitating drugs trafficking, terrorism and online child exploitation, cryptocurrencies offer bad actors a new dimension in which to manage and launder their gains. Policymakers, supervisors and law enforcement agencies are gradually responding; and the private sector is developing solutions to help.

To discuss how the response to this growing challenge can be best advanced, we will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss their work in this field.

  • Aidan Larkin, CEO and Co-Founder of Asset Reality.
  • David Carlisle, VP of Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Elliptic.
  • Allison Owen, Research Analyst, CFCS.

The event will be moderated by Scott Chipolina, Digital Assets Correspondent, Financial Times.

Drinks will be served from 17:15, following the end of the panel discussion.

How to attend

This event is open to all. To take part, you must pre-register no later than 18 October 2022 using the ‘Register Now’ button above. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

To apply to attend in person, please contact Ino Terzi at

The event will be held in-person at the Carlton House Terrace and will be streamed online. Online viewers will be able to pose questions via the Zoom Q&A function.

If you have any questions, please email Zivile Kuleviciute, Event Manager at

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