Breakfast Workshop: Blockchain in the Middle East Capital Market

By 08/07/2019



Technology is reshaping the way financial markets operate and the Middle East will be no exception. Join us for an exclusive meeting of market practitioners and technologists who will drill down into how Blockchain can transform the lifecycle of securities through the primary, secondary and collateral markets.

The Gulf Capital Market Association invites members to take part in an interactive workshop with leading industry practitioners to explore Blockchain adoption in the Middle East Capital Market.


Workshop topics:

. Which areas are ripe for transformation?
. How can the technology be applied to support local markets?
. Can new investors be attracted?
. How does the regulatory environment support or inhibit?
. What will it take for key players to buy in?

This event may be of particular interest to: 

Corporate Issuers; Investment Officers; Wealth Managers; Compliance Officers; Legal Advisors; Service Providers; Regulators


Speakers list:

Dr. Mohamed Damak (Global Head of Islamic Finance, S&P Global Ratings)
Evans Munyuki (Group Chief Digital Officer, Emirates-NBD) 
Talal Tabbaa (Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Jibrel Network)
Khalid Howladar (Managing Director and Founder, Acreditus)
Gregory Man (Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright)
Francois Tilly (Director, Unit Head Middle East & Africa, Euroclear)


July 23, 2019  – 8:30AM – 10:30AM  (Light breakfast will be served)
Venue: Capital Club, Fifth Floor, Gate Village 3, DIFC, Dubai, UAE  (View here for directions)
This event is complimentary to GCMA members who can reserve one of the limited places via
Non-members wishing to attend can contact

NOTE: the Chatham Rule will apply for this event.