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ERA: Distributed Ledger Technologies, Cryptoassets and Security Tokens: Regulatory Trends

Date

27 May 2019 to 28 May 2019

Address

  Trier
Germany

Section

Education

Event Description

Objective

The seminar will analyse the existing and proposed regulations applicable to cryptoassets, security tokens, virtual currencies and their underlying technologies.

Key Topics

  • Impact of distributed ledger technologies on financial services
  • Regulating distributed ledger technologies, cryptoassets, security tokens and virtual currencies at international, EU and national levels
  • The perspective of central banks on virtual currencies
  • The risks of buying virtual currencies: a view from the regulators 
  • Tackling the illicit use of virtual currencies in the EU

 

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Language: English

Organisers: Florence Hartmann-Vareilles (ERA) and Dr. Christopher P. Buttigieg (University of Malta)

Event number: 219D118

 

 

 

 

 Speakers

Patrick Armstrong, Senior Risk Analysis Officer, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Paris

Christopher Buttigieg, Head, Securities and Markets Supervision Unit, Malta Financial Services Authority; Lecturer, University of Malta 

Maria Teresa Chimienti, Market Infrastructure Expert, European Central Bank, Frankfurt

Joshua Ellul, Chairman, Malta Digital Innovation Authority; Director, Center for Distributed Ledger Technologies, University of Malta

Oliver Fußwinkel, Head of Section, Innovations in Financial Technology, German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Bonn

Loretta Joseph, Advisor, OECD, Paris
Marcel Lötscher, Head of Securities and Markets Division, Financial Market Authority (FMA), Liechtenstein

Rick McDonell, Executive Director, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Paris

Sorin Moisa, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels/Strasbourg

 

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