London is hosting a FinTech Workshop , 20-21 July 2017

London is hosting a FinTech Workshop , 20-21 July 2017

The event will introduce controversial themes like regulatory sandboxes, P2P lending and crowdfunding, as well as cryptocurrencies.

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The P2P Financial Systems International Workshop will be held in London from 20 to 21 July 2017.

The event is going to discuss the future of technological developments like fintech and digital money.

“Undoubtedly, our society is rapidly evolving toward a less capital-intensive economy of ubiquitous on-demand shared assets and services. Technology-enabled platforms driven by computer-based and network-based ICTs allow for a peer-to-peer exchange of information and value without intermediaries.”, reads on the workshop`s official website p2pfisy.com.

The event will introduce controversial themes like regulatory sandboxes, P2P lending and crowdfunding, as well as cryptocurrencies.

Some of the speakers include Charley Cooper, Managing Director, R3, Marvin Zonis, Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Daniel Heller, former Executive Director – International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The forum calls for submissions covering the following topics:

  • Digital currencies and Blockchain technologies;
  • P2P lending and Crowdfunding;

As the organizers stated, submissions should focus on various topics like (but not limited to):

  • Cryptographic protocols and P2P networks
  • Central bank digital currencies (payment and monetary aspects)
  • Threats / attacks / defences / security engineering of P2P systems
  • Systemic risk of P2P systems
  • Digital identification
  • Fraud detection and financial crime prevention
  • Legal aspects and regulatory issues

Digital currencies and blockchain technologies, P2P lending and crowdfunding, digital money transfer, mobile banking and mobile payments represent the core of this innovation and the topics of the P2PFISY Workshop.”, as the event`s website explained.

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