Blockchain DLT Working Group Meeting

June 10, 2017

Thursday 6th July from 5pm – 6pm at London Metropolitan University

The next meeting of the ISITC Blockchain DLT Working Group will be held on the 6th July at London Metropolitan University in Moorgate (near the corner of London Wall and Moorgate).

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MiFID II/MIFIR Demystified

May 12, 2017

Report by ISITC Europe to demystify MIFID II and MIFIR.

On 20th October 2011, the European Commission published two proposals: the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), along with Markets in Financial Investments Regulation (MiFIR). Both the Directive and Regulation aim to establish a safer and more transparent financial system by enhancing regulatory requirements, market transparency and investor protection. Read more

Standards and legal issues in implementing Blockchain DLT

November 9, 2016

isitc batISITC Europe is pleased to announce one of the most important events of 2016 with its December Blockchain DLT working group. The meeting will be held on Thursday 1st December at London Metropolitan University from 4pm – 6pm. In this session we will debate with leading practitioners standards and legal issues in implementing Blockchain DLT.

Mayer Brown are a top legal firm practising in global markets and with Blockchain DLT capturing the attention of financial markets players implementation issues are now featuring as major obstacles. Oliver Yaros, a senior associate in the IP team at Mayer Brown who advises FS firms on data and integration issues in DLT and Bourn Collier, an associate, will present “Regulatory Approaches and Issues in Practice of Blockchain DLT in Financial Markets”.  Read more