Industry Insights: Regulation and Innovation in Asset Management, Funds and Financial Infrastructure (Panel Discussion)

Industry Insights: Regulation and Innovation in Asset Management, Funds and Financial Infrastructure (Panel Discussion)

Regulation and Innovation in Asset Management, Funds and Financial Infrastructure (Panel Discussion)

Asset management, funds, and financial infrastructure constantly evolve, with new technologies and products appearing regularly. As these industries continue to grow and change, regulatory frameworks that can balance innovation with the need for stability and security are required. This has resulted in several regulatory changes, such as new guidelines for fintech firms, updated fund regulations, and increased oversight of financial infrastructure.


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About the lecturers

Dr. Carola Rathke is a Partner at YPOG, a boutique tax and business law firm providing cutting-edge, hands-on solutions for our clients’ most crucial and challenging legal issues. Furthermore, she focuses on advising companies using distributed ledger technology and tokenized (investment) products such as crypto funds and token offerings, including non-fungible tokens.

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Dr. Heiko Beck, the Chairman of the Board of Management of dwpbank, has extensive experience in the financial industry, including significant roles at Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, DekaBank, and Commerz Real. He has expertise in capital markets, retail banking, and asset management. He currently heads the department for corporate management and customer management at dwpbank and coordinates the Board of Managing Directors. With a background in law and a doctorate, Dr. Beck brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to his role at dwpbank.

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Dr. Sven Hildebrandt is the Executive Director of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships at Börse Stuttgart Digital. While simultaneously being Chairman Of The Supervisory Board at deltaDAO AG, focusing on decentralized and open source Web3. Furthermore, Dr.Sven Hildebrandt holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and has gained over a decade of experience in the finance industry.

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Christoph Kreiterling is a Senior Advisor with a strong finance, M&A, and blockchain technology background. He has advised clients on blockchain-based solutions and led blockchain initiatives in his previous roles, in addition to holding senior positions at the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and teaching courses on DLT/Blockchain and FinTech at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Mr. Kreiterling's expertise in both finance and blockchain has made him a sought-after speaker at industry events and a thought leader in the financial technology space.

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Dr. Matthias Hirtschulz is a seasoned expert in information technology and cybersecurity. Dr. Hirtschulz is a Partner and Managing Director at d-fine, a boutique management consultancy specializing in cybersecurity and data privacy. With extensive experience in cybersecurity, including working at the German Federal Office for Information Security, Dr. Hirtschulz is a respected thought leader in the industry and a frequent speaker at cybersecurity conferences.

LinkedIn profile of Dr. Matthias Hirtschulz


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