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  • New crypto assets regulatory regime launched in the ADGM

    Article

    Submitted: 03 July 2018

    On 25 June 2018, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority ("FSRA” - the independent financial services regulator for the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) financial free zone) announced that it had launched its new regulatory framework relevant to certain crypto asset activities, including a new regime for crypto asset exchanges.

  • The future of the asset management industry

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 03 July 2018

    International law firm Simmons & Simmons is partnering with Bloomberg to conduct a major study into the outlook for the global asset management business, bringing their perspectives on issues to the analysis - and we seek your help in shaping that report. We hope you will also join with us to help create a detailed picture of the global asset management industry for the benefit of the entire community.

  • Digital health in Belgium: Recent legislative evolutions, promising perspectives

    Article

    Submitted: 20 June 2018

    ​With the 2013-2018 Belgian E-Health Programme due to expire at the end of this year, the time has come to consider the most recent steps that have been taken in the area of digital health and set out in broad terms the challenges that remain for digital health in Belgium.

  • Blockchain as a pan-sector solution Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Since its creation, blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) have continued to evolve and develop at pace. Now a wide range of sectors are exploring whether blockchain technology could be used to transform their own industries. With a sector-based approach, Simmons & Simmons’ lawyers George Morris, Julien Moiroux and Lydia Torne, share their experience and views on the potential for blockchain technology in finance, the public sector and public procurements, and the healthcare and life sciences sector.

  • A polarised world: The "Philosophy" behind the cryptocurrency revolution Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Cryptocurrency has massive potential to change the way that society works, raising questions on the foundations of the effective governance of a centralised society. This session looks at the origins of cryptocurrency and cryptoanarchy, why it is becoming so popular, and where it may go to from here.

  • Creating a successful digital health business Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    The founders of Doctor Care Anywhere, Dr Michelle Tempest of Candesic, and Simmons & Simmons’ lawyer Emilie Danglades Perez will share their thoughts and experiences around growing a successful digital health business.

  • The Tech Talent Charter Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    In this session we explore the aspirations of the Tech Talent Charter and share our thoughts and insights on using it as a platform for increasing gender balance within your business.

  • Legal challenges of networks and infrastructures towards digitalisation Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Digitalisation and the huge increase of data from all businesses requires hosting solutions, but also networks and smart solutions, especially within the context of the GDPR and cyber threats. What are the current challenges and how are they perceived from legal and regulatory standpoints? What are the positions and trends of key stakeholders regarding hosting, network capacities, funds raising, partnerships, relationships joint ventures or PPP with government authorities and how to properly structure the whole?

  • Cybersecurity in a world of uncertainty Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    This session reviews the current situation of IT security in the age of digitalization and is introducing the most suitable current products, concepts and procedures for the protection of industrial companies. Axel Deininger and Christopher Götz conclude with a live hack demonstration showing how easily we all become victims of a cyber attack.

  • The real Black Mirror: Navigating the law through the AI revolution Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Practitioners from the Symphony Ventures team, a leading automation service provider explore the evolving concept of AI. The session also considers some of the key legal issues and risks associated with AI.

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