CEP Cryptocurrency Study Findings to be Presented During May 13 Webinar

(Berlin) – The findings of a new study on cryptocurrencies and terrorism financing conducted by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and Berlin Risk will be presented during a May 13 webinar held in conjunction with the Germany Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). The online event is replacing the panel discussion originally scheduled for last month in Berlin.

Daniel Thelesklaf, director of the Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland, Federal Department of Justice and Police, will deliver the keynote address. The results of the CEP/Berlin Risk study, Crypto Assets – Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities, will be presented by Dr. Daniel Eisermann, senior partner at Berlin Risk.

The presentations will be followed by a discussion on the regulatory challenges and opportunities of crypto assets as it relates to public safety and countering terrorism, led by Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director at CEP, and Jennifer Hanley-Giersch, board member ACAMS Germany Chapter.

The webinar will be conducted in German.

When: May 13, 2020, 1:00 p.m. (Central European Summer Time, UCT/GMT + 2 hours)

Speakers: Daniel Thelesklaf, Director, Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland

                  Dr. Daniel Eisermann, Senior Partner, Berlin Risk

                  Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director, CEP

                  Jennifer Hanley-Giersch, Board Member, ACAMS Germany Chapter

To register for the CEP cryptocurrency webinar, please click here. Please include your email address at registration. A link to the webinar and instructions will be sent to you prior to the event.

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