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Islamic FinTech Dialogue – 201921st February 2019

The Islamic Fintech Dialogue (IFD) Conference is an event that focuses on the convergence of the Islamic finance industry with the financial technology (fintech) industry. The inaugural IFD 2017 was attended by more than 300 participants from across the globe. This year’s event took place on the 19th and 20th of February, 2019 at Sasana Kijang, where our CEO (Mark Smalley) was invited to take part in a discussion regarding the topic of competing Vs collaborating.


Applying Blockchains to Financial Services26th January 2019

As we kick-start 2019, Malaysia makes bold new moves within the crypto world by introducing new laws on digital currencies and tokens, which came in effect last week. In partnership with REDmoney Events, R1 will be conducting our first public seminar of 2019, which is taking place on the 27th of February in KL, Malaysia. The audience will be taken on a tour starting with the technical foundations through to analysing some of the most popular use cases, such as trade finance and escrow.


Securitizing Tokens in order to Tokenize Securities22nd January 2019

Last week was an especially interesting week for Malaysia. The Ministry of Finance, Central Bank and Securities Commission issued joint statements regarding the regulation of “crypto” – making it the perfect time to be on stage and openly discussing the future of security tokens. Perfect timing for some community meetups.


The Takaful Rendezvous 201820th November 2018

On the 9th of October, 2018, in the Four Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – our CEO took part in a panel discussing innovation within the insurance industry, where the topic of artificial intelligence and blockchains were at the forefront of everyone’s minds. We also had the chance to discuss the work we are doing with


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