Stuttgart, Germany

November 13

Finpulse - Regulatory Summit

A new story starts now: Börse Stuttgart joins its expertise and reputation from the well-known MiFID Congress and FinTech-Days Stuttgart for a new format – a regulatory summit on the digitalization of financial markets (e.g., Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and ICOs). Finpulse will give you an excellent opportunity to learn about and exchange on regulatory initiatives with experts, regulators, researchers, and entrepreneurs. 

Cryptocurrencies

How will regulation shape the future of trading and investing in cryptocurrencies?

ICOs

Bringing order to initial coin offerings – opportunities and risks, best practices, guidelines and regulatory innovations.

Blockchain Technology

The whole story about blockchain solutions and its impact on the decentralization of market places and how it will disrupt of traditional business models.

Speakers

Highly distinguished speakers and panelists from the FinTech industry, regulatory bodies, and academia discuss the hottest topics in financial market regulation and digitalization.

Radoslav Albrecht

Founder & CEO, Bitbond

Sébastien de Brouwer
Sébastien de Brouwer

Chief Policy Officer, European Banking Federation (EBF)

Joachim Erdle
Joachim Erdle

Managing Director & Head of Corporate Finance, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)

Dr. Ingo Fiedler
Dr. Ingo Fiedler

Blockchain Research Lab, Universität Hamburg, Concordia University

Miha Grcar
Miha Grcar

Head of Business Development, Bitstamp

Alexander Höptner
Alexander Höptner

CEO, Boerse Stuttgart GmbH

Dr. Dirk Lüth
Dr. Dirk Lüth

Entrepreneur, Executive, Advisor, Speaker - Blockchain Enthusiast

Robin Matzke

Lawyer & Researcher at Humboldt-University Berlin

Philipp Pieper
Philipp Pieper

CEO, SWARM Fund

Elisabeth Roegele
Elisabeth Roegele

Chief Executive Director of Securities Supervision / Asset-Management

Verena Ross
Verena Ross

Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner

Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler
Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler

Lawyer & Partner, DWF Germany Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Ken Timsit
Ken Timsit

Managing Director, ConsenSys France and Europe Enterprise Solutions

Organization Committee

Claudia Laux
Claudia Laux

Marketing Expert, Boerse Stuttgart Group

Benedikt Notheisen
Benedikt Notheisen

Blockchain and Finance Researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Dr. Ulli Spankowski
Dr. Ulli Spankowski

Managing Director, Boerse Stuttgart Digital Ventures GmbH and Sowa Labs GmbH

Dr. Martin Wagener
Dr. Martin Wagener

Head of Regulatory Affairs, Börse Stuttgart Group

Program

The program comprises highly distinguished speakers and panelists from the Fintech industry, traditional players, regulatory bodies, academia, and – so called – disruptors from the Blockchain space. It covers the hottest topics at the intersection of financial market regulation and digitalization. We will have a number of interesting talks and three exciting panel discussions. Each panel comprises distinguished speakers, inspiring presentations and vivid discussions that offer insights for the financial community.

09:30 am - 10:15 am

Welcome & Coffee

10:15 am - 10:30 am

Opening Remarks

Alexander Höptner, CEO, Boerse Stuttgart GmbH

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Keynote Speech: New Financial Technologies and Products - A View from ESMA

Verena Ross, Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Talk: Crypto-Assets - A Risk for Banks or an Opportunity to Seize?

Sébastien de Brouwer, Chief Policy Officer, European Banking Federation (EBF)

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Talk: How can we Create a Regulatory-Compatible Token Market Infrastructure?

Philipp Pieper, CEO, SWARM Fund

11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Panel 1: Cryptocurrencies – How will Regulation Shape the Future of Trading and Investing

Sébastien de Brouwer, Chief Policy Officer, European Banking Federation (EBF)

Philipp Pieper, CEO, SWARM Fund

Miha Grcar, Head of Business Development, Bitstamp

Alexander Höptner, CEO, Boerse Stuttgart GmbH

12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

Lunch Break

01:45 pm - 02:00 pm

Talk: Blockchain-Technology – Regulatory Challenges

Elisabeth Roegele, Chief Executive Director of Securities Supervision / Asset-Management, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Panel 2: Bringing Order to Initial Coin Offerings – Best Practices, Guidelines and Tightening Regulations

Elisabeth Roegele, Chief Executive Director of Securities Supervision / Asset-Management, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)

Dr. Nina-Luisia Siedler, Partner, DWF Germany Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Dr. Ingo Fiedler, Blockchain Research Lab, Universität Hamburg, Concordia University

Radoslav Albrecht, Founder & CEO, Bitbond

03:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Coffee & Networking

03:30 pm - 03:45 pm

Talk: Blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto Assets: Emergence of a New Financial Ecosystem?

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

03:45 pm - 05:00 pm

Panel 3: The Whole Story about Blockchain Solutions – Enabling New Decentralized Market Places and Why Decentralization will Drive the Disruption of Traditional Business Models

Joachim Erdle, Managing Director & Head of Corporate Finance, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)

Robin Matzke, Lawyer & Researcher at Humboldt-University Berlin

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Ken Timsit, Managing Director, ConsenSys France and Europe Enterprise Solutions

05:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Coffee & Networking

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Review

Boerse Stuttgarts's Finpulse - Thank you very much for your interest in Finpulse 2018. We hope you enjoyed our program and had interesting and fruitful discussions about the future of regulation.

Thanks again for being a part of Finpulse. We look forward to seeing you on the next regulatory summit in 2019.  - Interview Börse Stuttgart with Keynote Speech Verena Ross, Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Autority (ESMA)

 

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