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Registration and networking
Chair’s opening remarks
Keynote address I: The UK’s regulatory approach to the development of cryptoassets
Keynote Address II: The FCA’s proposals for the future regulation of cryptoassets
Panel discussion: Developing a new framework for the regulation of cryptoassets: same risk, same regulatory outcome. Does the traditional regulatory model work for the crypto universe?
Themes to be discussed:
Panel to include
Ian Taylor, Board Advisor, Crypto UK
Lawrence Wintermeyer, Chair, GBBC Digital Finance
Teana Baker-Taylor, Vice President Policy and Regulatory Strategy, UK/EU, Circle
Panel discussion: Financial promotions in digital assets – do the FCA’s proposals strike the right balance between permitted advertising and consumer protection?
Lavan Thasarathakumar, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs, EMEA, GBBC Digital Finance
Fireside chat: The fall-out from FTX: what lessons have other exchanges learned?
Keynote Address III: The impact of MiCA on regulation of crypto in Europe
Panel discussion: Combatting the use of crypto for money-laundering, sanctions evasion and financial crime. Do regulatory initiatives go far enough?
Networking and lunch break
Fireside chat: The impact of the new regulatory framework on digital currency custody, clearing and settlement
Panel session: Institutional investors’ response to the adoption of crypto as a new asset class
Panel discussion: Latest developments in digital currency governance
Fireside chat: How will the potential development of CBDCs impact cryptoassets in the private sector?
Chair’s closing remarks and close of proceedings