Panamanian banking regulator is in favor of Blockchain technology

Panamanian banking regulator is in favor of Blockchain technology

In Panama, the superintendent of banks, Amauri Castillo, stressed that Blockchain technology “provides facilities for various productive sectors and that the Blockchain Summit LatAm, an event that will take place in the Panamanian capital from July 5 to 8, represents an important opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge with local and international experts who will meet to address issues that generate opportunities that must be taken advantage of”. This was stated by Amauri Castillo in an interview with a local media.

For his part, Rodrigo Icaza, executive director of the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Blockchain indicated: “Panama is the first country in the Latin American region in which it is possible to consolidate alliances between a specialized association with Blockchain technology and crypto assets with a regulator. bank, generating unity to attract innovation and knowledge, thus strengthening the country’s economy”.

These statements arose within the framework of the signing of the sponsorship agreement for the development of the Blockchain Summit LatAm 2022, between the Superintendence of Banks of Panama and the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Blockchain of Panama.

Among the commitments, they highlight the participation of the Panamanian banking regulator in the various activities that will be carried out, which include dialogues and exchange of information between government representatives in conjunction with companies sponsoring the event, companies with innovation department areas , entrepreneurs from the Blockchain industry, plenary sessions, workshops, conferences, among others.

(Image: in the usual order, from left to right: Mr. Amauri Castillo Chang, Superintendent of Banks of Panama, together with Rodrigo Icaza, executive director of the Digital and Blockchain Chamber of Commerce of Panama)

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