26 to 27 March 2020 Trier

FinTech, RegTech and Cryptoassets Legal Aspects of the EU Action Plan on FinTech • Virtual Assets: Cryptocurrency, Coins and Tokens • Artificial Intelligence, DLT and Cloud Services • Cybersecurity and Financial System Integrity

Published 3 years, 3 months ago (updated 3 years, 3 months ago)


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.

For further information on the programme, fees and online registration, see the conference website.