Executive Director of Global Content
Emily Parker is CoinDesk's executive director of global content. Previously, Emily was a member of the Policy Planning staff at the U.S. State Department, where she advised on Internet freedom and digital diplomacy. Emily was a writer/editor at The Wall Street Journal and an editor at The New York Times. She is the co-founder of LongHash, a blockchain startup that focuses on Asian markets. She is the author of "Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground." She lived and worked in Asia and speaks Chinese and Japanese.
10:50AM - 11:00AM
Where Japan Stands in the Global Race to Regulate Crypto
Several jurisdictions are jockeying to become Asia's preeminent crypto hub. Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore all see opportunity as U.S. regulators push crypto overseas. Emily Parker, CoinDesk's APAC specialist, offers a deep dive on how Japan is courting the industry.
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Not Just Gary: How Global Regulators Are Tackling CeFi
Gary Gensler's SEC has been dominating the headlines with its steady offensive against crypto's biggest names. But the U.S. is not the only game in town. Join this panel of experts as they assess the global regulatory landscape for exchanges, onramps, and stablecoin issuers – from MiCA in Europe to the licensing race in Asia.
1:50PM - 2:10PM
Future of Money: Can CBDCs and Stablecoins Co-Exist?
State-issued vs. decentralized digital money could be the major clash of the coming decade. As regulators tighten the reins follow crypto's disastrous 2022, this panel of experts will tackle whether stablecoins will be allowed to exist in a world of where governments use CBDCs to steer the health of their national economies.