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FinTech, RegTech and Cryptoassets

Legal Aspects of the EU Action Plan on FinTech * Virtual Assets: Cryptocurrency, Coins and Tokens * Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud Services * Cybersecurity and the Integrity of the Financial System


This seminar will give practitioners an overview of the state of play in financial technology and innovation, focusing on three main aspects: a) how artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data is transforming the scope and modus operandi of financial supervision and financial compliance; b) distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its legal implications for businesses, in particular company law and banking; and c) how virtual assets are regulated and what legal implications they have.

The seminar will analyse the latest development in different areas of financial regulation and business law with respect to FinTech and look ahead at the regulatory and legislative agenda.


Key topics

  • Regulatory Technology (RegTech): AI, data-driven supervision and compliance
  • Legal aspects of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the financial sector
  • Regulation of virtual assets at the international and EU levels
  • Prudential and monetary policy aspects of virtual assets
  • Use of virtual assets for illicit purposes
  • Cybersecurity and Financial System Integrity

Who should attend?

EU & national regulators/supervisors, legal officers in financial services sectors (FinTech, payment services), lawyers in private practice, compliance officers.


26 March 2020 @ 09:00

27 March 2020 @ 01:15

Duration: 1 days, 4 hours

Timezone: 0


ERA Congress Centre

Metzer Allee 5



Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

+49 (0) 651 - 93737-0

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