Join us at the offices of Taylor Wessing for the next TMA UK London event
We welcome Christopher Ratcliffe, Jonathan Rogers, Arup Sen and Shona Watson - Taylor wessing as our guest speakers for the evening.
Our speakers will cover:
- Bitcoin, technologists, evangelicals - what does it all mean?
- What is blockchain and distributed ledger? What is the internet mark 2? What are the obvious benefits of such a system? What could potentially be its use cases? What are it's weaknesses?
- Asset treatment of cryptos
- Money laundering and financial crime considerations
About the speaker/s
Jonathan Rogers heads the Financial Services Regulatory Group in the London office.
Jonathan specialises in financial services regulation advising retail banks, payment service providers, wealth managers, funds and other financial service institutions on the full range of FCA and PRA regulation. Typical matters include authorisation and perimeter issues, advising firms in respect of the FCA/PRA's exercise of its supervisory powers, prudential matters, implementation of conduct of business rules, market conduct issues and on matters deriving from the European framework for financial services.
Chris is a senior associate in the Financial Services Regulatory group. Chris advises on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues affecting financial services firms including banks, funds, payment services providers, platforms, managers, custodians and consumer credit firms. Chris regularly advises firms on their compliance with FCA or PRA requirements and on regulatory developments at both UK and EU level.
Shona is an Associate in the Financial Services Regulatory group. She offers specialist legal and technical advice to regulated businesses. Shona's work focusses on the FinTech, and payment services industries, and she also has particular expertise in AML requirements and customer authentication.
Arup is a professional support lawyer in the Financial Services and Competition team, specialising in matters related to FCA authorisation, regulatory investigations, and ongoing compliance with the financial services regulatory regime in the UK and Europe. Arup has acted for funds, financial services professionals, financial institutions and crypto-currency issuers regarding regulatory issues in the UK and Europe.