Industry Insights: Managing MiCA - Regulatory Strategizing from a Cross-Border Perspective (Panel Discussion)

Industry Insights: Managing MiCA - Regulatory Strategizing from a Cross-Border Perspective (Panel Discussion)

Managing MiCA - Regulatory Strategizing from a Cross-Border Perspective (Panel Discussion)

Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) is a proposed EU-wide regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry to create a level playing field for crypto asset issuers and service providers. As the industry evolves, there is a growing need for regulatory clarity and harmonization, especially in a cross-border context. Managing MiCA from a cross-border perspective requires a deep understanding of the proposed regulation, strategizing regulatory compliance measures, and collaborating with legal and compliance experts.


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About the lecturers

Dr. Florian Reul heads the German Fintech practice and is part of the Linklaters German Digital Economy Group and the Linklaters Innovation Group. He specializes in banking supervisory law, Fintechs, distributed ledger technology, and payment services supervisory law, advising general payment services law, licensing applications, and acquisitions.

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Sophia Le Vesconte is a Senior Professional Support Lawyer at Linklaters, where she has worked for 15 years. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from UCL and completed her LPC at Moorgate College of Law. She has also worked as a Managing Professional Support Lawyer and Managing Associate in Seoul, Korea.

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Bas Jennen heads the financial regulatory group at Linklaters Amsterdam, a global law firm with 30 offices worldwide. His practice focuses on financial regulatory law, including advising on regulatory approvals, compliance, and market abuse. With his unique experience working at financial supervisory authorities in the Netherlands and Aruba, he understands vital regulatory bodies and their risk perception. Additionally, he has authored several publications on financial and integrity supervision.

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Sébastien Herbert is a lawyer with significant experience in financial market regulations, including MIF II, MAD/MAR, PRIIPS, AIFM, OPCVM, and banking and insurance laws such as CRDIV, BRRD, DSP, Solvabilité, and DDA. He has worked at Linklaters as a full-time lawyer since March 2020 and previously worked at CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats and the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), where he was in charge of expertise in collective management and financial services. Herbert has a Master's degree in International Business Law from the University of Burgundy and a Master's in Business Law from the University of Paris Nanterre.

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