2 October 2020: Virtual Conference "A new EU framework for crypto-assets: implications for Europe’s financial services industry" with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

In co-operation with the Institute for Law and Finance at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, the Center for Financial Studies and the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE (Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer invites you to join the virtual conference on the new EU framework for crypto-assets.

The conference will take place on Friday, 2 October 2020 between 10.00 CEST and 13.30 CEST, and focus on the Commission’s forthcoming proposal for an EU framework for crypto-assets plus related topics like the German draft law for electronic securities. Atendance is free of charge.

With the following guest speakers, we will discuss the legal and economic issues involved in the move towards digital financial services and a decentralised financial market infrastructure:

·        Jan Ceyssens, Head of Unit for Digital Finance, DG FISMA, European Commission; 

·        Fiona van Echelpoel, Deputy Director General, Market Infrastructure and Payments, European Central Bank;

·        Eva Wimmer, Head of Directorate-General VII (Financial market policy), German Federal Ministry of Finance; and

·        Ines Cieslok, Managing Director & Global Head of Recovery & Resolution Legal, State Street Bank International GmbH.

Friday, 2 October 2020

Event time:
10.00-13.30 CEST

Virtual conference 



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