The Development of Digital Assets and Their Implications for Portfolio Construction

Course Details

Accredited SAQ CWMA recertification training amounting to 1 hour of study.

Topic: Investment Solutions 

Subtopic: Alternative Investments



This session covers digital assets as a new investable asset class, a new, emerging capital market infrastructure, and the digital asset taxonomy and implications for portfolio construction.


Learning Outcomes

- New digital asset class drives new financial incentives and economic behaviour.

- Key properties of digital currencies.



This online video can be accessed at any time, up to the calendar year end if purchased in the first half of the year; or up the subsequent calendar year end if purchased in the second half of the year. 

In order to purchase this course CFA Society Switzerland members and guests must set up and login with a CFA Institute Id#.



CHF 100 for non-members.

CHF 60 for members of CFA Society Switzerland.






John Dwyer

John Dwyer

John Dwyer is global blockchain research lead at Celent, the fintech research division of Oliver Wyman. His blockchain research covers the full taxonomy of digital assets, which includes cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens, and asset-backed tokens, including digital securities. Mr. Dwyer has been involved in bitcoin since 2013 and participated in the Ethereum initial coin offering. He provides thought leadership and advice regarding public and private blockchains at the board, C-suite, and strategy levels to financial institutions within capital markets and more broadly. Previously, Mr. Dwyer held senior positions in equity capital markets (ECM) in investment banking, including head of emerging markets ECM at Macquarie Capital, natural resources ECM at Macquarie Capital, and Middle East ECM at Goldman Sachs.