GSK Stockmann's Dr. Timo Bernau – Industry Insights

GSK Stockmann's Dr. Timo Bernau – Industry Insights

Industry Insights: Legal Classification of DeFi in Terms of Trading, Lending and Investing

Traditional lending and the decentralized approach to deposit-taking have proposed not only the difference in the financial infrastructures but are prime examples of complex regulatory matters that could challenge a fast adoption of decentralized finance in monetary markets.

Watch this video on YouTube (ca. 23 min.)

About the lecturer

Dr. Timo Bernau is an Equity Partner at GSK Stockmann in Munich and Luxembourg. Timo advises banks in Germany and abroad, financial service providers, insurers, fund and asset management companies in all regulatory matters including the structuring and distribution of their products and business services. Timo has a special focus on innovative business models such as FinTech and InsurTech companies. Additionally, he regularly gives lectures of banking and insurance regulatory law and has published numerous articles on these subjects.

LinkedIn profile of Dr. Timo Bernau

Are you looking to expand your knowledge about blockchain?

Fill out the form below to receive frequent and relevant hints, tips, and interesting readings about blockchain. With this free subscription, you will learn and stay up-to-date in the topics of blockchain, crypto assets, and DLT. 


The Blockchain Academy – Online. Deep Knowledge. True Experts.

The "Blockchain Masterclass" is a comprehensive 12-hour course that explores the four crucial aspects of successful blockchain projects in detail: technology, application, implementation and regulation.


Get started!