Bitcoin in Amsterdam

By Christine Duhaime | May 13th, 2014

We are participating in three sessions on digital currencies (and Bitcoin) in Amsterdam this month for those interested in joining:

  • At the Bitcoin Foundation Conference on May 16, 2014 on a panel discussing anti-money laundering chaired by Adam Shapiro, Director of Promontory Financial Group with:
    • Dirk Haubrich, Head of Consumer Protection and Financial Innovation at European Banking Authority;
    • Greg Kidd, Chief Risk Officer of Ripple Labs; and
    • Juan Llanos, EVP of Unidos.
  • At the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Netherlands on May 15, 2014 discussing policy, regulatory and legal issues related to digital currencies and Bitcoin including insight into the Canadian regime. Co-presenters are:
    • Andries Doets, financial regulatory lawyer with Finnius in Amsterdam; and
    • Bobby McFaul, law enforcement officer, Fiscale Inlichtingen- en Opsporingsdienst (Fiscal Information and Investigation Service) (FIOD) in Amsterdam.
  • At the Dutch Ethereum and Bitcoin Meet-up in Amsterdam on May 14, 2014 with several presenters discussing cutting edge digital currency issues including:
    • Peter Todd, Chief Scientist of Mastercoin, who will discuss the Darkweb; and
    • Jan Bergstra, Director of Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam, who will discuss Bitcoin and Islamic Finance.

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