Crypto markets: the future of regulation conference


April 3

Crypto Markets: The Future of Regulation

Online International Conference

2.00 pm CET to 7.00 pm CET


Droit & Croissance (Rules for Growth), an independent and non-partisan institute founded by Sophie Vermeille and open to lawyers and economists as well as policymakers and practitioners, is pleased to invite you to attend an international conference on the subject of the future of regulation of crypto markets. This conference was originally planned to take place in Paris at the Ministry of Finance: the senior contributors were not available to come over, and we decided to run it into an online conference.


Georges Ugeux, Chairman of Droit & Croissance, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School, will moderate the conference which will be articulated around three main themes:

  1. Managing Monetary Policy at Times of Crypto Assets (2:30 pm CET – 3:30 pm CET)
  • Crypto regulation and financial stability

Keynote Speaker : Elizabeth Mc Caul – Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank


  • The global dimension of the crypto : the role of Central Bank Digital Currencies

           Dong He – Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department – International Monetary Fund


  1. Securities Regulation And Investor Protection (3:30 pm CET – 5:30 pm CET)
  • Japanese Regulatory Objectives

          Yuji Yamashita  Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, Japan Financial Services Authority

  • The Objectives of the European Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA)

         Jan Ceyssens – Head of Unit, Digital Finance – European Commission

  • The Approach of European Securities Regulators to the Crypto Markets

Keynote Speaker: Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani – Chairperson – Autorité des Marchés Financiers


Panel following the presentations :

  • Valerie A. Szczepanik – Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation –  Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Andreas Schrimpf – Head of Financial Markets – Bank of International Settlements
  • Matthieu Lucchesi – Specialist in legal and regulatory strategy in the field of innovation –  Cabinet Gide


  1. Impact of Cryptos on Capital Markets: the Regulation of Trading Platforms (5:30 pm CET – 7:00 pm CET)
  • The implications of the FTX Bankruptcy

Academic contributor: Professor Julien Prat – Ecole Polytechnique – CNRS Researcher (CREST, IP Paris) – Head of Academic Chair Blockchain@X


Panel following the presentation :

  • Stephanie Cabossioras – General Counsel,
  • Julien Nivot – Head of Regulatory Affairs, Ledger
  • Emilie Rieupeyroux – Global Head of Innovation, Euronext
  • Frédérick Lacroix – Head of Clifford Chance‘s financial services and asset management practice in Paris