Stuttgart, Germany

November 5

Program 2018

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.

All information about FinPulse as well as our surveys during the event can be found in our app. For twitter, see #finpulse.

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

Review 2018

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 (#finpulse).

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)