17th Jul 2020
5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

NISM CISI Webinar on “Blockchain in Financial Markets for Beginners”

Event Information

Friday, July 17, 2020, 05:00pm – 07:00pm


SEBI Chairman Shri Ajay Tyagi while speaking at the research conference, Changing Landscape of Securities Markets’ held on January 23, 2020 at NISM Patalganga Campus spoke about the transformative powers of newer technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence and blockchain in bringing about a complete change in securities markets. Mr. Tyagi discussed exploring use of blockchain could be used in clearing, settlement, and record-keeping given its benefits in maintaining records in distributed ledgers. He also commented that blockchain-based solutions are being developed by some foreign exchanges for settlement and by domestic exchanges for KYC record-keeping purposes and that there is a need for active research into these technologies to explore their best possible usage in securities markets.

SEBI has also set up a committee under Shri Mohandas Pai to look into following:

  • Trends in fintech in securities market in recent and medium term,
  • Fintech solutions for widening and deepening of securities markets,
  • Approach and framework of Regulatory Sandbox to facilitate fintech companies and promote innovation,
  • Assessing technological solutions for regulatory functions of SEBI, information management and data mining, risk management, cyber security, intermediary supervision, consumer protection, application of Blockchain, bigdata, Data Analytics, AI, Machine Learning etc.

Programme Date & Time: July17,2020

Registration Start Date: July 10, 2020

Registration end Date: July 16, 2020 till 11:59 P.M.

Registration fees: The webinar is being conducted free of charge. However, the participants interested in obtaining CISI certification on blockchain would have the option of paying fees to CISI.

In order to understand the subject area and to disseminate more information about the Blockchain Technology applications, NISM alongwith Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) has planned a webinar on July 17, 2020 at 4:30 PM.

Target Audience:

 It is expected that the webinar will be attended by the college students and participants from securities market industry like staff of the brokers, depository participants, RTAs and AMCs.

Important Dates & Registration Fees

How to register for this webinar?

Step 1: Please click this registration link or open this link in any browser (http://slims.nism.ac.in/eduwiz/forms/register.html).

Step 2: Please click on New registration (Once the registration is complete, you will receive User ID and Password in your registered Email ID.

Step 3: Fill up the application form.

Step 4: Complete the registration fee payment.

Programme Co-ordinator:

Email: vishal.shukla@nism.ac.in

Please contact Ms.Shubhangi Chaturvedi ( shubhangi.chaturvedi@nism.ac.in) for further information.