FinTech - Law and Regulation

General information

Event date:
9 October 2017 @ 08:30 - 18:30
Event location:
Banque Internationale à Luxembourg - 69, route d’Esch
Luxembourg, L-2953
Organizer:
University of Luxembourg / Lhoft / BIL

This conference on FinTech law and regulation aims to bring together practitioners from financial institutions, legal professionals and consultants as well as high-profile regulators and globally known academics in the FinTech and innovation field to jointly consider the impact of technology on financial institutions and their regulation.

Programm

08:30 – 09:00: Welcome

  • Katalin Ligeti, Dean of FDEF, Uni.lu
  • Representative LHoFT
  • Representative BIL

09:00 – 11:00: BIG DATA – with Q&A + Panel Discussion

  • CHAIR: Douglas W. Arner, University of Hong Kong
  • Jean-Louis Schiltz, Uni.lu: Digital Identities and their Role in Financial Services and Payments
  • Ross Buckley, UNSW Sydney: From FinTech to TechFin: The Regulatory Challenges of Data-Driven Finance
  • Lee Reiners, Duke University: Regulatory Challenges in Centralizing Data Management
  • Mark Cole, Uni.lu: FinTech, Big Data and the GDPR

11:00 – 11:15: Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:40: BLOCKCHAIN & DISTRIBUTED LEDGERS – with Q&A + Panel Discussion

  • CHAIR: Jean-Louis Schiltz, Uni.lu
  • Patrick Armstrong, European Securities and Markets Authority: ESMA’s Distributed Ledger Initiative
  • Philipp Paech, London School of Economics: FinTech, Clearing and the Law
  • Dirk Zetzsche, Uni.lu: Blockchain & Liability

12:40 – 13:40: Lunch break

13:40 – 14:10: REGTECH – with Q&A

  • CHAIR: Ross Buckley, UNSW Sydney
  • Douglas W. Arner, University of Hong Kong: RegTech

14:10 – 15:45: REGULATING INNOVATION – with Q&A + Panel Discussion

  • CHAIR: Dirk Zetzsche, Uni.lu
  • Jon Frost, Financial Stability Board: The FSB’s FinTech Approach and Projects
  • Nadia Manzari, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Luxembourg: The CSSF’s Approach to Supervising FinTech
  • Matthias Lehmann, University of Bonn: FinTech and Jurisdiction

15:45 – 16:00: PAYMENTS & DIGITAL CURRENCIES – with Q&A

  • CHAIR: Mark Cole, Uni.lu
  • Sandra Booysen, NU Singapore: The Cheque is in the Post – or is it? The Changing Payments Landscape
  • André Prüm, Uni.lu: Regulation of Digital Currencies

16:00- 16:55: Coffee Break

16:55- 17:50: CROWDFUNDING – with Q&A

  • CHAIR: Katalin Ligeti, Uni.lu
  • Kieran J. Garvey, University of Cambridge: The Empirical Side of Crowdfunding in Europe
  • Erik P. M. Vermeulen, University of Tilburg: FinTech and the Financing of Entrepreneurs: From Crowdfunding to Marketplace Lending

17:50- 18:15: CLOSING REMARKS

  • Funds & FinTech – QUO VADIS? Dirk Zetzsche, Uni.lu

Registration

For registration, please contact please contact 3×3@uni.lu
Participation fee: 250€ / Early bird rate: 180€ (for registrations until 15 September 2017 only)