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This seminar addresses recent developments of financial technology and the related legal and regulatory challenges combined with a book launch introducing the Routledge Handbook of Financial Technology and Law edited by Iris H-Y Chiu and Gudula Deipenbrock (the Handbook). The Handbook discusses the innovative technology-driven transformation of services, products and markets in the financial sector from the legal perspective. Topics of the handbook include policy issues, high-level principles and perspectives as well as legal challenges of Fintech in the realms of credit, payments, investment, insurance, cryptocurrencies and -assets, markets and trading as well as Regtech and Suptech 


Wolf-Georg Ringe is professor of Law and Finance and Director of the Institute of Law&Economics at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and visiting professor at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom (UK).

Michael Anderson Schillig is a professor of Law at King’s College London, United Kingdom (UK).

Marte Eidsand Kjørven is a professor in the Department of Private Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway. She is Vice Chairman of the Oslo Centre for Commercial Law (OSKR), where she also leads the Consumer Law Pillar.

Alan Brener is a Lecturer (Teaching) at University College London's Laws Faculty and Deputy Director of UCL Centre for Ethics and Law, United Kingdom (UK).

Andreas Horsch holds the Chair of Business Administration, esp. Investment and Finance at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany.


Prof. Dr. Gudula Deipenbrock

HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences, IALS Associate Research Fellow 2020/2021

This Webinar is free but advance booking is required. Details about how to join the virtual event will be circulated via email to registered attendees closer to the event date.