The Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

Tuesday, 20th November, London | 8:15 AM - 5:45 PM | America Square Conference Centre, No.1, America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB, United Kingdom

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Early this Autumn, the Cryptocurrency Task Force set up by the Chancellor in April will deliver its Report. The Task Force is led by HM Treasury, the FCA and the Bank of England. Its deliberations will result in proposals as to how the UK should regulate this dynamic but highly controversial new medium of exchange.

Meanwhile the Treasury Select Committee has been probing into cryptocurrencies and worldwide, they have become a major focus of speculation and rapidly rising and falling fortunes from China to Venezuela.

This conference aims to give a forum for discussion of the Task Force’s Report, the following panel sessions will give all stakeholders the opportunity to state and debate their points of view:

Keynote Panel

  • Cryptocurrencies: current state of development
  • Cryptocurrencies: exchanges, payments and derivatives
  • The Treasury Committee and cryptocurrencies
  • Global cryptocurrency regulation – where are we?
  • A Code of Conduct for cryptocurrencies
  • Risks and regulation of Initial Coin Offerings
  • The technological challenge of regulating cryptocurrencies
  • The impact of cryptocurrencies on financial crime regulation

Speakers include:

Christopher Woolard, Executive Director, Strategy and Competition, FCA

Domitille Dessertine, Head of Fintech, Innovation and Competitiveness Division, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)

Fred Ellis, Financial Intelligence Analyst, City of London Police

Jacob Ghanty, Partner and Head of Financial Regulation, Kemp Little

David Forman, Chief Legal Officer, Fidelity Brokerage Services

Richard Hay, UK Head of Fintech, Linklaters LLP

Sameer Ismail, Chief Compliance Officer, Luno

Dave Jevans, CEO, CipherTrace

John Kirtland, Business Development Director, Neutrino

Dan McCrum, Editor, FT Alphaville

Asaf Meir, Chief Executive, Solidus Labs

Richard Metcalfe, Head of Regulatory Affairs, World Federation of Exchanges

Dan Morgan, Head of Regulatory Relations– Europe, Ripple

Joseph Noss, Member of the Secretariat, The Financial Stability Board

Obi Nwosu, CEO, Coinfloor

Targ Patience, Group Chief Compliance Officer, Gibraltar Stock Exchange

Anne Pounds, ACI Member and Global Markets Advisor, ACI

Ryan Radloff, Deputy CEO, Crypto UK and CEO, Coinshare

Mattia Rattaggi, Chair, Policy and Regulatory Working Group, Crypto Valley Association

Oliver Robinson, Associate Director, Markets and Regulation, AIMA

Ido Sadeh Man, Founder & Foundation Council President, Saga Foundation

James Smith, Co-Founder and CEO, Elliptic

Aaron Stephens, Partner, King & Spalding LLP

Monica Summerville, Director, Fintech Research and Head of Tabb Group UK

Marina Titova, Head of Advisory, NKB Group

Oliver Tonkin, Legal Risk & Strategy Partner, BCB Group

Claire Wells, Legal and Business Affairs Director for Europe, Circle

Lawrence Wintermeyer, Co-Founder, Global Digital Finance

Michael Wong, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Prime Factor Capital

Evan Wright, Partner, JMW Solicitors LLP

On Yavin, CEO, Cointelligence

Who should attend

This conference should be attended by individuals that have an interest in cryptocurrencies whether they be from the cryptocurrency community itself, the banks, the exchanges or the trading platforms or acting as their professional advisers, both in the UK and Europe. It will also be of interest to public officials, regulators, relevant associations and experts on financial crime.


When and Where

Tuesday, 20th November, London | 8:15 AM – 5:45 PM | America Square Conference Centre, No.1, America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB, United Kingdom


Delegate Fee:

£595.00 + VAT

*Use discount code ‘CRYPTO1L80’ to get 20% off the fees quoted above.

Registration Options:
*in all cases the code above must be mentioned for the discount to be applied to the private sector fee.




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