Published on April 20th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
The IMF finally Finished its very first
In total, 14 participants attended a panel leading up to a closed-door session with IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, seven of whom represented companies in the blockchain industry.
Tapscott told CoinDesk:
“There’s a convening power that the IMF has, and I think they should bring together central bank governors.
IMF and the blockchain
Yet, the meeting is notable as the IMF’s willingness to explore the largely experimental technology comes amid a turbulent time for the global economy.
It is against that backdrop that the IMF has taken an increasingly public stance regarding blockchain.
Still, according to Tapscott, the lion’s share of blockchain companies on the IMF’s financial technology advisory group is evidence of a shift in the perception of blockchain.