Webinar

How to Succeed in the Evolving Crypto Market: Adapting to the Travel Rule and Regulatory Changes

  • Chris McAteer

    Chris McAteer

    Senior Compliance Advisor at SIX Digital Exchange

    Chris McAteer has over 15 years of experience in managing compliance programs, specializing in crypto compliance and blockchain investigations since 2017. Chris is the founder and co-chain of the Crypto Valley Association’s AML Working Group and President of the OpenVASP Association, a non-profit that supports open-source travel rule resources. She frequently teaches courses on crypto compliance and investigations and represents national and industry interests towards the OECD, FATF, WTO and UN committees.

  • Biba Homsy

    Biba Homsy

    Partner at HOMSY LEGAL

  • Alex Batlin

    Alex Batlin

    Managing Director at Bitpanda Custody

    Alex Batlin is the Managing Director of Bitpanda Custody, Trustology's new name. Prior to Bitpanda's acquisition of Trustology, Alex was its Founder and CEO. Bitpanda Custody is an insured and regulated institutional-grade custodial wallet platform that makes it safer, faster and easier to safeguard and administer cryptoassets across blockchains and DeFi protocols. Previously, Alex was Head of Emerging Business & Technology team and Blockchain Lead at BNY Mellon, responsible for research and development of emerging technology enabled business strategy, business models, products and services. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Alex was the founding Head of both UBS's FinTech Innovation Lab based in UK's Level 39 accelerator and UBS's Crypto 2.0 Pathfinder research programme into blockchain technology and its impact on business models. Prior roles included Head of UBS's Technology Research Service, Engineer in UBS's Technology R&D team, and Head of SDLC services.

  •  Elizabeth Vasilieva

    Elizabeth Vasilieva

    Deputy Head of Legal at Sumsub

    Elizabeth Vasileva has been a Senior Legal Officer at Sumsub for nearly 5 years. She is a certified CySEC AML Compliance Officer and an experienced attorney with a focus on AML / KYC, data protection, contract law, and human rights.

  • Ilya Brovin

    Ilya Brovin

    Chief Growth Officer at Sumsub

    Ilya Brovin joined Sumsub in 2021 and was appointed as Chief Growth Officer in 2023. Ilya has over 20 years of experience in finance and private equity, having previously worked at such firms as Hellman & Friedman, Eton Park and Morgan Stanley. He has vast experience working with tech and financial services companies as an investor and board member/ observer. At Sumsub, Ilya is responsible for growth and strategy, including key sales, strategic partnerships, fundraising, investor relations and M&A. Ilya holds a degree in Economics & Finance and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently lives in London, UK, where one of Sumsub’s international offices is located.

  • Anastasia Shvechkova

    Anastasia Shvechkova

    Head of Business Development at Sumsub

    Anastasia has been a part of Sumsub since 2019. As a Head of Business Development, she guides the company's strategic direction leveraging her expertise in key industries to drive business growth.

Navigating the ever-changing regulatory crypto landscape can be a challenging task, even for the most seasoned compliance officer. Global regulators are increasing scrutiny on crypto businesses, imposing tighter regulations and oversight.

As the Travel Rule expands globally, it is set to become mandatory in the UK by September 1, 2023. In the EU, the implementation of the Regulation on Information Accompanying Transfers of Funds and Certain Crypto-Assets is expected in 2024, making the Travel Rule mandatory for all EU members. International organizations and national regulators are set to mark ongoing improvements to Travel Rule regulations, and businesses must stay updated on the latest trends and changes to stay on top.

In this webinar, we’ll delve into recent changes in Travel Rule implementation, particularly in the EU and the UK. In just 60 minutes, experts from Bitpanda, SIX Digital Exchange and Homsy Legal will cover:
– Implementation landscape: FATF statistics (2022 vs. 2023)
– EU Regulation on information accompanying transfers of funds and certain crypto-assets and amending Directive (EU) 2015/849 (TFR): conditions, challenges, and future plans
– UK Travel Rule requirements: challenges with implementation
– Technology solutions for effective Travel Rule compliance

Speakers:
– Chris McAteer, Senior Compliance Advisor at SIX Digital Exchange, President of the Board of Directors at OpenVASP Association
– Biba Homsy, Partner at HOMSY LEGAL
– Alex Batlin, Managing Director at Bitpanda Custody
– Elizabeth Vasilieva, Deputy Head of Legal at Sumsub
– Ilya Brovin, Chief Growth Officer at Sumsub

Moderator:
– Anastasia Shvechkova, Head of Business Development at Sumsub

This webinar is designed for crypto industry professionals, compliance officers, and individuals interested in understanding the latest developments in the crypto market. Register now to secure your spot and stay ahead in the ever-changing world of cryptocurrencies and regulations.

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