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DLT Seminar

1st November 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Albert Isola MP, Minister for Digital and Financial Services will be attending and speaking at each of the events alongside other senior individuals from industry, government and regulatory bodies.

Albert Isola MP, Minister for Digital and Financial Services will be speaking at the event alongside other senior individuals from industry, government and regulatory bodies.

The seminar is to be held, at The Sandbox, Level39, which is situated at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB.

Event details on LinkedIn https://bit.ly/3rDscvT


3:30pm – Coffee and refreshments

4:15pm – Introduction and welcome from Albert Isola MP and an address by William Gracia, Head of DLT and Markets at the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.

4:55pm – Panel 1:

Government of Gibraltar Adopts Self Sovereign Identity to Underpin Vision for Public Infrastructure.

In December 2021 Albert Isola MP, Minister for Digital and Financial Services stated, “Gibraltar has successfully positioned itself as a forward thinking jurisdiction for innovative businesses, developing and offering blockchain related solutions. The implementation of blockchain technology into our processes in partnership with our stakeholders working here will further improve the way in which our community interacts with Government”.

This panel will share the progress and ambitions for this exciting project.

  • Anthony Provasoli – Co Chair GANT – moderator
  • Alfonso Monroy – CLO Bitso
  • Pablo Mosquella – COO Extrimian
  • Christopher Woolnough – Project Lead Government Projects IOVLabs

5:45pm – Panel 2:

We Have a Collective Responsibility To Maintain Market Integrity in Virtual Asset Markets – How Does Industry Achieve This?

In April 2022, H.M. Government of Gibraltar published new regulations setting the standards for market integrity in the virtual asset space.

Minister for Digital and Financial Services, the Hon Albert Isola MP, said, “Gibraltar continues to lead the way in defining standards in the virtual asset sector. As is the case with traditional markets, I have long believed that defining standards of market integrity would be required for the continued development and adoption of this industry. Like any other market, the virtual asset market must operate in a manner that is fair, orderly and efficient, whilst enhancing the levels of trust that firms in the regulated sector currently enjoy. We must ensure that we provide operators with a framework that enables them to maintain the same high standards as operators do in traditional industries. I am most grateful to our panel of experts who have played such an integral role in shaping this new legislation working together with the GFSC and to sector representatives for their invaluable contribution to the industry consultation process.”

This panel will discuss the origin and development of this innovative addition to the DLT Regulatory Principles with those that created the framework and those that are required to adopt them.

  • Joey Garcia – Co Chair GANT – moderator
  • Lee Schneider – General Counsel at AvaLabs,
  • Joshua A Klayman – Senior Counsel and US Head of Fintech & Head of Blockchain & Digital Assets with Linklaters LLP,
  • Viktor Prokopenya – Founder at VP Capital, Capital.com and Currency.com,
  • Jonathan Farnell – CEO of Eqonex,
  • Jenna Wright – MD LMAX Digital.

06:30pm – Networking opportunity, drinks and canapés

There will be a charge of £50 per person.

We shall make every effort to accommodate your request for reservations, however, the maximum capacity for the seminar is 150 and space is therefore limited. We anticipate that demand will exceed supply and we would therefore urge you to contact us as soon as possible.

Please send expressions of interest, indicating the number of places required, to us via email to dltseminar@financecentre.gov.gi

For the avoidance of doubt, the sending of a request to attend these events is not, in itself, confirmation that such a request can be accommodated. You will need to ensure that you receive formal confirmation in respect of each place reserved.


1st November 2022
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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