Please join us and Global Digital Finance for a series of in-depth panels and presentations on regulatory and compliance issues from industry leaders and legal compliance specialists on “The Impact of Digital Assets on Financial Institutions”. When: Tuesday 5 November 2019, 2.30pm – 5.30pm (Conference); 5.30pm – 8.00pm (Drinks Reception) (GMT) Where: Hogan Lovells London Keynote speakers: Lawrence Wintermeyer Co-Chair, Global Digital Finance Keith Bear Fellow, Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School Hogan Lovells speakers: John Salmon Andrew Carey Sharon Lewis Jonathan Chertkow Michael Thomas
Whilst political uncertainty may have businesses’ attention fixed, the Hogan Lovells Global Survey on Digital Regulation: ‘A Turning Point for Tech’ suggests that tech companies should be looking elsewhere. During yesterday’s launch at Hogan Lovells’ London Office, editor of the survey, Falk Schoening uncovered the 452 digital regulations that had been proposed across 16 jurisdictions in just six months of monitoring. The report aims to provide insight for what is on the horizon for tech companies, giving them a ‘heads up’ on how they should look at their business models
So far you have probably only heard of blockchain in connection with financial transactions and Bitcoins. Well, that should change soon. Blockchain is the catch-all term for technology that permanently records transactions in a digital, tamper-proof database. Information is distributed across a network of computers rather than being controlled by a single entity, is updated automatically and is accessible to anyone in the network, but cannot be altered or deleted. So when a user enters information in the digital ledger, that entry becomes linked to every other entry, or “block,”
Our San Francisco office is hosting a “Women in Blockchain” panel on Wednesday, April 10. Mary Beth Buchanan, General Counsel for Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange, will kick off the event as the Keynote speaker. An all-women panel, including speakers from Circle, BitFlyer, and Coinbase, will share their insights regarding developments and opportunities in crypto exchanges. The evening will include a reception before and after, with refreshments and light bites. The event is a wonderful opportunity to network and learn more about blockchain and its potential applications. We hope you can join us!