Cryptocurrencies & -Assets

The Impact on Commodity & Energy Trading Operations

Cryptocurrencies & -Assets

995.00 excl. VAT



Understand the impact of cryptocurrencies and -assets on society and the business in general, as well as on commodity and energy trading more specifically.




o   Tutor introduction: Milan de Reede

o   Today’s programme

o   Poll to gauge current knowledge

  • What are people most interested in?
  • What do they see as biggest issues with crypto/blockchain?
  • What aspect of crypto/blockchain do they see as having most potential?


o   How did it start? Why is this relevant? Why was Bitcoin innovative?

o   Advantages and disadvantages

  • Efficiency
  • Cross-border nature
  • Decentralisation
  • Volatility

o   How does blockchain work?

  • Adding blocks
  • Decentralised consensus
  • Private keys and public keys

o   Demonstration of usage

  • Creating a wallet
  • Receiving a transaction
  • Sending a transaction

o   Developments in crypto as money

  • New consensus mechanisms
  • Energy usage
  • Speed and efficiency gains


o   Crypto as digital ownership

o   NFTs: Non-Fungible Tokens (digital titles – title transfer of commodities)

o   Smart contracts


o   Supply chain transparency and security

  • Medicine (derived fom crude oil)
  • Commodities (NFTs & crypto make supply chain more transparent)

o   Tokenisation of physical assets

  • Fractionalisation
  • Liquidity

o   Asset settlement/trade processes

  • Eliminating middlemen
  • Speeding up settlement times
  • Saving on costs (lower fees)

o   International money flows

  • Country-independent financial network
  • Uptime & reliability

o   Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

  • Digital update of cash
  • Interoperability between networks
  • Consequences for financing (borrowing & lending)

Issuing your own course certificate on-chain


Practical Information


Tuesday 4 April 2023, 10:00-16:00 (CET)

Where and how?

Online (MS Teams)


995.00 excl. VAT

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    Our Labels
    Entrima and Market Abuse Centre (MAC) are the two labels we operate to provide learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

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    Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

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    MAC’s mission is to facilitate the prevention & detection of misconduct and to foster proper behaviour in organisations. This is achieved via training, periodic updates and increased awareness.