Webinar: OTC on Cryptoassets

Many law firms have clients who are involved in cryptoassets as owners, traders or custody providers. Recent cases and publications show issues regarding the legal status of these assets are coming before the courts with increased frequency. Lawyers with a good understanding of these assets will be well placed to service client needs in a fast developing area of law.


OTC on Cryptoassets - 400.00 AED
From : 16 Jun 2020 01:00 PM || To : 16 Jun 2020 03:00 PM

DIFC Academy in association with Outer Temple Chambers proudly presents a webinar that will explore relevant topics on Cryptoassets related to:

  1. UK Jurisdiction Taskforce’s Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts
  2. Recent domestic and international, common law case-law on cryptoassets
  3. Dealing with the potential for cryptoassets to disrupt our regulatory and legal systems 



Barrister | Outer Temple Chambers

Stephen advises and represents clients in commercial disputes around the world.  He has spent time living and working in Dubai on secondment to a UAE-based law firm, and acts in litigation in the Middle East as well as the English courts. He has experience of arbitration and litigation before the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, the International Chamber of Commerce, and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre and the United National Appeal Tribunal.  Stephen has written and presented on the legal treatment of cryptoassets and smart contracts in the UK and abroad.  He has a particular interest in the intersection of financial services law and regulation with broader commercial claims.


Barrister | Outer Temple Chambers

Chloë joined chambers in 2017 and is developing a general commercial practice. She has appeared as counsel in national and international courts in a variety of commercial and financial services disputes. She has a particular understanding of the role of regulators in financial services having spent 3 months at the UK Financial Conduct Authority in 2019. Prior to commencing practice Chloë was a judicial assistant to Lord Mance at the UK Supreme Court between 2017-2018 and a référendaire at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg between 2015-2016. Chloë has written about and presented on the topics of cryptoassets and smart contracts in the UK and abroad. She has also published in other areas of commercial law such as contractual discretions and good faith.


For further information or to request for an assistance, please contact ACADEMY@difc.ae

Webinar: OTC on Cryptoassets
Jun 16, 2020 1:00 PM -To- Jun 16, 2020 3:00 PM

Webinar: OTC on Cryptoassets

In association with Outer Temple Chambers

2 CLPD Accredited
Total - 400 AED