FinTech, Governance and Sustainability: Legal Obstacles and Regulatory Challenges

Online FinTech Conference 8 April 2020

The seminar “FinTech, Governance and Sustainability: Legal Obstacles and Regulatory Challenges” was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It will be held online.

The presentations will be pre-recorded and disseminated to participants.

A live discussion of these presentations will take place on Wednesday 8 April 13:30-15:45 Brussels time via Zoom. The programme can be found below.

Participation is free, but you are kindly asked to register by Sunday 5 April via https://www.law.kuleuven.be/apps/activiteiten/en/portaal/index/view_activiteit/5158. Continue reading “FinTech, Governance and Sustainability: Legal Obstacles and Regulatory Challenges”

Financial Stability Board takes a closer look at DLT

In its report dated 27 June 2017, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) assesses possible financial stability implications from FinTech.  While emphasizing the benefits Distributed Ledger Technology can have for the financial system, the FSB identifies cross-jurisdictional compatibility of national legal frameworks and data privacy as some of the concerns that merit regulators’ attention.

Links: Full report | Executive summary