26 min

The Future of Banking, DLT & Digital Assets Public Key

    • Technology

"I'm not excited for what blockchain and DLTs can bring to the banking ecosystem, but I'm more excited to see how working on the same technology will bring together different market players." - Mico Curatolo 
In this episode, Ian Andrews (CMO, Chainalysis) speaks to Mico Curatolo (Co-Head, DLT and Digital Assets Team) of Banca Sella, which is an established bank in Italy with a long history of innovation and cutting-edge technologies in the financial ecosystem. Mico discusses the bank's strategy around DLT and digital assets, including their focus on launching a proprietary retail custody solution.He explains the regulatory landscape with the implementation of MiCA and shares insights on the appetite for digital assets in Italy, the impact of the Bitcoin ETFs, and the future of stablecoins and CBDCs in Europe.
Minute-by-minute episode breakdown
2 | Exploring Banca Sella's traditional  legacy and digital asset and open banking ventures   
6 | The crypto and digital asset market and regulatory environment in Italy
8 | Banca Sella’s DLT, digital asset and custody strategy 
11 | Dissecting Bitcoin ETFs, stablecoin regulations and the future of bank partnerships
16 | What the future of CBDCs in Europe will look like
18 | Embracing digital assets and collaborative innovation in Europe
20 | Working on cutting edge technology and collaboration of industry players 
 
Related resources
Check out more resources provided by Chainalysis that perfectly complement this episode of the Public Key.
Website: Banca Sella: 140 Years in Banking and Leading Innovation
Website: Sellalab: Impact Innovation Platform for SMEs
Article: Increasing the Focus on Trade-Based Money Laundering
Article: Sella bank exposes itself to Web3 with a metaverse initiative
Registration: Digital premiere of Links 2024 (NYC Main Stage Content and more - Register Now!)
Blog - How To Use Blockchain Intelligence To Investigate Crypto Crime
YouTube: Chainalysis YouTube page
Twitter: Chainalysis Twitter: Building trust in blockchain
Tik Tok: Building trust in #blockchains among people, businesses, and governments.
Telegram: Chainalysis on Telegram
Speakers on today’s episode
Ian Andrews * Host * (Chief Marketing Officer, Chainalysis) 
Mico Curatolo (Co-Head, DLT and Digital Assets Team, Banca Sella)
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Chainalysis does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of the information in any particular podcast and will not be responsible for any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies of any part of such material. 
Unless stated otherwise, reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Chainalysis. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by Chainalysis employees are those of the employees and do not necessarily reflect the views of the company. 

"I'm not excited for what blockchain and DLTs can bring to the banking ecosystem, but I'm more excited to see how working on the same technology will bring together different market players." - Mico Curatolo 
In this episode, Ian Andrews (CMO, Chainalysis) speaks to Mico Curatolo (Co-Head, DLT and Digital Assets Team) of Banca Sella, which is an established bank in Italy with a long history of innovation and cutting-edge technologies in the financial ecosystem. Mico discusses the bank's strategy around DLT and digital assets, including their focus on launching a proprietary retail custody solution.He explains the regulatory landscape with the implementation of MiCA and shares insights on the appetite for digital assets in Italy, the impact of the Bitcoin ETFs, and the future of stablecoins and CBDCs in Europe.
Minute-by-minute episode breakdown
2 | Exploring Banca Sella's traditional  legacy and digital asset and open banking ventures   
6 | The crypto and digital asset market and regulatory environment in Italy
8 | Banca Sella’s DLT, digital asset and custody strategy 
11 | Dissecting Bitcoin ETFs, stablecoin regulations and the future of bank partnerships
16 | What the future of CBDCs in Europe will look like
18 | Embracing digital assets and collaborative innovation in Europe
20 | Working on cutting edge technology and collaboration of industry players 
 
Related resources
Check out more resources provided by Chainalysis that perfectly complement this episode of the Public Key.
Website: Banca Sella: 140 Years in Banking and Leading Innovation
Website: Sellalab: Impact Innovation Platform for SMEs
Article: Increasing the Focus on Trade-Based Money Laundering
Article: Sella bank exposes itself to Web3 with a metaverse initiative
Registration: Digital premiere of Links 2024 (NYC Main Stage Content and more - Register Now!)
Blog - How To Use Blockchain Intelligence To Investigate Crypto Crime
YouTube: Chainalysis YouTube page
Twitter: Chainalysis Twitter: Building trust in blockchain
Tik Tok: Building trust in #blockchains among people, businesses, and governments.
Telegram: Chainalysis on Telegram
Speakers on today’s episode
Ian Andrews * Host * (Chief Marketing Officer, Chainalysis) 
Mico Curatolo (Co-Head, DLT and Digital Assets Team, Banca Sella)
This website may contain links to third-party sites that are not under the control of Chainalysis, Inc. or its affiliates (collectively “Chainalysis”). Access to such information does not imply association with, endorsement of, approval of, or recommendation by Chainalysis of the site or its operators, and Chainalysis is not responsible for the products, services, or other content hosted therein.
Our podcasts are for informational purposes only, and are not intended to provide legal, tax, financial, or investment advice. Listeners should consult their own advisors before making these types of decisions. Chainalysis has no responsibility or liability for any decision made or any other acts or omissions in connection with your use of this material.
Chainalysis does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of the information in any particular podcast and will not be responsible for any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies of any part of such material. 
Unless stated otherwise, reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Chainalysis. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by Chainalysis employees are those of the employees and do not necessarily reflect the views of the company. 

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