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Annual Conference on Law and Financial Innovation 2021

  • Digital finance update
  • Virtual asset services
  • Stablecoins

, 16 September 2021 – 17 September 2021

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If you register for the face-to-face event and due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are obliged to hold the event online-only, you will have the option either to switch to the online-only event or to cancel your participation at no cost.

Please note that ERA will offer a full refund of your participation fee if you are required to cancel your registration due to Covid related reasons.


This year’s annual conference will provide a comprehensive update on the state of play in financial technology and innovation from a legal perspective, focusing on the Commission’s Digital Finance Package, data-driven financial supervision and financial compliance; and the regulation of virtual assets.

The conference will analyse the latest developments in different areas of financial regulation and business law with respect to FinTech, RegTech and SupTech and look ahead at the regulatory and legislative agenda.

Key topics

  • Regulating the markets in crypto-assets (MICA proposal)
  • Pilot regime for market infrastructures based on distributed ledger technology (DLT)
  • Digital operational resilience for the financial sector
  • Use of virtual assets for illicit purposes
  • Cybersecurity: implications for regulators and businesses

Who should attend?

EU & national regulators/supervisors, legal officers in financial services sectors (FinTech, payment services), lawyers in private practice, compliance officers.

Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 16 August 2021
after 16 August 2021
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discount
  • 10 % before 16.08.2021
Discounts available
  • EU and ERA Patrons
    Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.
  • Young lawyers and other groups
    Young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on request); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions.
  • Discount Voucher Code
    If you have a discount voucher code, please enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

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