EY's Magnus Jones – now on Industry Insights

EY's Magnus Jones – now on Industry Insights

Industry Insights: Status Quo and Recent Developments of Decentralized Finance

With entrepreneurs and investors rapidly entering the crypto and DLT market, international demand for legislation and regulation grows accordingly. With all upsides to blockchain and ledger technology, it still applies that not all that glitters is gold. The IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Commissions) claimed that “Most DeFi protocols rely on centralization in one or more areas,[…] and are decentralized in name only”.

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About the lecturer

Magnus Jones is the Nordic Blockchain & Innovation Lead at EY. He works closely together with key stakeholders such as authorities, banks, and academia, and has among others assisted Norwegian Tax Authorities in issuing the world's first guidance on how to tax DeFi protocols. He works A-Z within the landscape and assists clients with everything from regulatory challenges to technical implementations. He is the co-founder of Oslo Blockchain Cluster, an advisor to the United Nations Crypto group on Counter-Terrorism, and is a lecturer at EMBA classes at the Norwegian Business School, in addition to the University of Oslo.

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