“Digital currency and cryptocurrencies:
Modern legal challenges” – 31 March 2022
The Hellenic Association for Financial Law organized a legal conference entitled:
“Digital currency and cryptocurrencies: Modern legal challenges”, which took place
on Thursday, 31st of March 2022, at 18:00 – 20:00 online via zoom.
General Introduction by Dr. Dimitris Tsibanoulis, President of the Hellenic
Association for Financial Law and Managing Partner of Tsibanoulis & Partners Law
Jenny Giotaki, Team Leader, Legal and Compliance Unit, European Banking
Authority, on the topic: “European Council and Parliament’s proposed regulation on
Elias Polyzogopoulos, Senior AML (Anti Money Laundering) Expert at the Hellenic
Capital Market Commission & FATF (Financial Action Task Force on Money
Laundering), on the topic: “Registration of Virtual Currency Service Providers in the
Registers of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission and their obligations under Law
4557/2018 on Tackling Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing”.
Dr. Phoebus Athanassiou, Senior Legal Counsel of European Central Bank, on the
topic: “Central bank’s digital currencies: Their relation to other forms of ‘modern
money’ and relevant legal challenges”.
Αnastasia Stamou, Vice-president of the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission,
General Secretary of HAFL Board, on the topic: “Special issues concerning
Marie Markosian, Fintech/Digital Finance policy advisor to the Vice-President of
the European Parliament, on the topic: “DLT Pilot Regime: Explaining the first
European regulatory sandbox”.
Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis, Lawyer, President of the Hellenic Association for Financial
Law, Managing Partner of Tsibanoulis & Partners Law Firm.