19-20 October 2017, Edinburgh

FLE Working Group brought economists,

lawyers and practioners together to integrate Macroeconomics,

Finance and legal studies in order to understand issues of financial

stability, financial market reform and the future of the banking and

payments systems.

 

We collaborated with the Financial Stability Working Group and and Innovation Working Group to explore the recent developments in Banking Regulation and Fintech & Cryptocurrencies. 

PANELS

Young Scholars Initiative sponsored the selected FLE members (see below) as speakers with a travel and accommodation stipend. 

BANKING REGULATION

 

Mentors

Ed Kane, American Finance Association 

Perry Mehrling, Columbia University 

Presenters

Yuri Biondi

Banking, money and credit: A systemic perspective

Roxana Vatanparast

The “soft law” approach of the Basel accords & the need for inclusion of developing economies

Elizabeth Asenova

Basel IV – what are the next steps in the banking regulatory maze?

FINTECH AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Panelists / Mentors 

 

Perry Mehrling, Columbia University

Izabella Kaminska, Financial Times 

Rohan Grey, Modern Money Network  

Presenters

Baldeep Namas

Legal and policy considerations for FinTech market infrastructure

Pedro Batista

Monetary sovereignty delusion: Legal reasoning and financial monoculture

Luisa Scarcella

The tax treatment of the exchange bitcoin fiat currencies and vice versa

PROGRAMME

Full programme can be downloaded below. 

MEDIA COVERAGE

The Fintech and Cryptocurrencies Panel was reported in the Financial Times 

EVENT PHOTOS

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