Established in December 2021 and co-chaired by Afsaneh Beschloss and William C. Dudley, the Future of Finance Working Group convenes leaders in the private, public, and multilateral sectors to discuss and evaluate emerging trends, challenges, opportunities, and ideas within the realm of global finance.
This Working Group aims to:
- Evaluate emerging trends and disruption occurring across the global financial services landscape
- Enhance dialogue and collaboration among private, public, and multilateral financial actors
- Consider prudent financial practices, policies, and opportunities for regulatory harmonization
- Encourage international financial institutions (IFIs) and their member governments to promote open and integrated markets, international commerce and trade, and investment and growth opportunities
The FFWG currently has two project teams: Digital Finance and Climate Finance
Digital Finance Project Team
The FFWG Digital Finance Project Team (DFPT), led by William C. Dudley and Carolyn Wilkins, will publish a series of eight policy briefs analyzing the benefits of digital finance technologies and making recommendations on how to effectively regulate digital currencies and crypto assets without stifling innovation.
Brief I - State of Play in Crypto Markets: Opportunities and Dangers
By: William C. Dudley
Brief II - Emerging Crypto Ecosystem and Positive Use Cases
Brief III - Evaluation of Technological Innovation
Brief IV - Crypto Assets: Opportunities and Dangers - Policy and Regulatory Priorities
Brief V - Investor Protection and Market Integrity
Brief VI - Security Issues with Crypto - AML/BSA/CFT
Brief VII - Central Bank Digital Currencies
Brief VIII - Crypto and the International Monetary System
Climate Finance Project Team
The FFWG Climate Finance Project Team (CFPT), led by Afsaneh Beschloss, will explore how to best mobilize the financing required (public, private and multilateral) to achieve net zero.
The CFPT is currently drafting a project proposal to narrow the scope of its work. Stay tuned for more detailed information on BWC's climate finance work to be announced in Fall 2022.
For further information or to get involved in the FFWG, please contact Elena Tosana at [email protected].