Presentations and Media

Presentations

2021

  • RP Buckley, K Marshall, P Black, Matt O’Keefe and C Lim, ‘Ransomware – Following the Breadcrumbs’, presentation to clients of KPMG and KWM, 9 December 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘China’s E-Yuan as the Global Catalyst for Digital Currencies’, presentation to ‘Focus and Prospects of Asian Legal Studies in the Era of Digitalization‘, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, 16 November 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Central Bank Digital Currencies: why they will promote a truly bipolar world and displace stablecoins’, presentation to Webinar on Trends in Digital Currency and RegTech, Tsinghua-UNSW Joint Research Centre for International Commercial and Economic Law (JCICEL), 10 November 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘A Scholar’s Journey – or how someone who struggles with his I-Phone is the world’s most read and cited FinTech lawyer’, presentation to Macquarie Law Faculty, 2 June 2021; QUT Law Faculty, 20 September 2021; Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 15 October 2021.

  • RP Buckley, D Young, R Yates, S Worrall and D Knoll, ‘30 Voices on the Future for Financial Services’, presentation to the KPMG Alumni Program, 14 October 2021.

  • RP Buckley, K Marshall and U McCormack, ‘Review into the Australian Payments System’, commentary on Scott Farrell’s presentation to clients of KWM and KPMG, 12 October 2021. 

  • RP Buckley, ‘Six Lessons for Europe from Australia’s Data-Sharing Regime, the 7th Annual Luxembourg FinTech Conference, 6 October 2021.

  • RP Buckley, S Joyce, D Szetho, J Frost and A White, ‘Offshore CBDC: What if?  Implications for Australia of an offshore central bank digital currency – money, data and sovereignty‘, presentation to KWM and KPMG clients, 25 August 2021.

  • RP Buckley, O Kuyler, U McCormack, H Glass, P Liddell, L Peter and S Fuller, ‘Digital Trade: The Now Frontier’, presentation to KWM and KPMG clients, 22 July 2021.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Cybersecurity Regulation in Finance ’, presentation for FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas) Brazil, online, 16 June 2021.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Open Banking & Open Finance ’, presentation for FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas) Brazil, online, 16 June 2021.

  • RP Buckley, A Dahdal and DW Arner, ‘The Australian Consumer Data Right ’, presentation to Qatar Open Banking Forum, 25 May 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Systemic Challenges and Systemic Risks Associated with CBDCs and Stablecoins in the Asia Pacific ’, presentation for Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business & Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, 21 May 2021.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Cross-Border Electronic Document Exchange: Drivers and Challenges ’, panellist at the annual St. Petersburg International Legal Forum, Saint Petersburg, 18 May 2021.

  • RP Buckley and AN Didenko, ‘CBDCs as a Potential Response to the Financial Inclusion Challenges of the Pacific: Risks and Opportunities ’, an internal ‘Pacific Talk’ training for the Asian Development Bank, 27 April 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchain and Central Bank Digital Currencies – Opportunities and Challenges for Vanuatu ’, presentation to the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, 23 April 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Key Considerations in Building Innovative Financial Ecosystems ’, presentation organised by UNCDF to BCEAO (the financial regulator of the WAEMU), West Africa, 22 April 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Central Bank Digital Currencies ’, Blockchain Week, Sydney, 19 April 2021.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Financial Technology and the Law ’, a guest lecture for the Stockholm School of Economics, online, 9 April 2021.

  • 2021: RP Buckley and DW Arner, ‘The Evolution of Fintech: A New Post-Crisis Paradigm? ‘, podcast for Thesis, 25 March 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘From Best Friends to Best Execution – Time for a New Legal Principle in Cross-Border Payments ’, presentation for Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, 19 March 2021.

  • RP Buckley, ‘China’s DC/EP as the Global Catalyst for CBDCs – The Data Consequences ’, presentation for CIBEL Centre, 19 March 2021.

  • RP Buckley, S Farrell and K Marshall, ‘The Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right (CDR) ’, webinar, KWM/KPMG, Sydney, 18 March 2021.

2020

  • AN Didenko, ‘Can CBDCs Solve the Financial Inclusion Problems of the Pacific Island Countries? ’, presentation at the DLT Banking Virtual Conference, Rome, 18 December 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchain and Central Bank Digital Currencies: Opportunities and Challenges in the Pacific ’, 35th South Pacific Central Bank Governors Meeting (SPGM), hosted by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, online, 17-18 November 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘FinTech and Disruptive Innovation: A New Era of Regulation ’, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 12 November 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Remittances in Asia and COVID-19 – How Can We Do Better? ’, presentation for Financial Resilience Australia, 16 October 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘AAAC – Fintech and the Future of Financial Services ’, presentation for KPMG regional event, 15 October 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Digital Finance Platforms in Asset Management – Towards a New Regulatory Paradigm ’, presentation to the 6th Annual Luxembourg FinTech Conference, in a webinar hosted by University of Luxembourg, 7 October 2020.

  • RP Buckley and AN Didenko, ‘Future of Fintech: Opportunities for Businesses ’, podcast for CPA Australia, Sydney, 2 October 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Regulation of AI in Finance ’, presentation to ‘AI in Finance: Privacy and Data Protection Sectoral Dialogue’, a webinar hosted by Singapore Management University, Singapore, 6 August 2020.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Australia’s Enhanced Regulatory Sandbox: Old Wine and New Bottles? ’, presentation at the Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation Research Symposium 2020, Sydney, 7 July 2020.

  • RP Buckley, Kate Marshall, Scott Farrell and Stuart Fuller, ‘The Rise of Data and Demise of Privacy ’, seminar with role plays, KPMG/KWM, 24 June 2020.

  • RP Buckley, DA Zetzsche and DW Arner, ‘Finance and the COVID-19 Crisis: Strategies and Tools ’, presentation to Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) offices and regulators in the Middle East and North Africa, 1 April 2020.

  • RP Buckley, DA Zetzsche and DW Arner, ‘Smart Regulatory and Market Approaches to Fintech Innovation: Toolkit ’, presentation to Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) offices and regulators in the Middle East and North Africa, 1 April 2020.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Responsible Lending 2050 ’, Responsible Lending and Borrowing Summit, Sydney, 2-3 March 2020.

  • RP Buckley and DW Arner, ‘Regulating AI in Finance: Putting the Human in the Loop ’, a webinar for KWM Melbourne, 12 March 2020.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Evolution of Regulatory Sandboxes: What Can Australia Learn from the New Regulatory Approaches to FinTech? ’, paper presented at the Law Schools Global League Academic Conference, Sydney, 11 February 2020.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Three Catalysts Reshaping Modern Payment Systems ’, paper presented at the Global Scholars Academy 2020, Geneva, 6-9 January 2020.

2019

  • AN Didenko, ‘Libra’s Regulatory Puzzle ’, presentation at the Libra Forum at Allens, Sydney, 12 December 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Libra and the Unbanked ’, at ‘Libra Digital Currency: An Introduction to Regulatory and Technical Issues”, Allens Hub event, Allens, Sydney, 12 December 2019.

  • RP Buckley, Scott Farrell, Sophie Gilder, Ian Pollari and Mark Staples, ‘The ABCDs of the Future of Finance: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud Computing and Data ’, presentation, KWM, Sydney, 10 December 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The Rise of Data-Driven Finance – How Europe Has Laid the Groundwork – Wittingly or Not ’, KPMG, London, 21 November 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Cryptoassets: The Road Ahead’, Queen Mary University of London, 20 November 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The Rise of Data-Driven Finance – How China Reveals the Future of Banking ’, KWM London, 19 November 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘How Do Regulators Encourage FinTech: Lessons from the Leading Financial Centres ’, presentation at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore, 7 November 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘The Gloves Are Off: Libra as the Perfect Catalyst for New Sovereign Digital Currencies ’, keynote address at the Singapore FinEdTech Conference 2019, Singapore, 6 November 2019.

  • RP Buckley, Peter Xing and Lazslo Peter, ‘Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and the Future of Tax ’, KPMG Tax Now Podcast, 18 October 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Growing a FinTech Economy: Three Short Stories ’, presentation at the Singapore office of CPA Australia, Singapore, 26 September 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Growing a FinTech Economy: Three Short Stories ’, presentation at the Hong Kong office of CPA Australia, Hong Kong, 23 September 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Financial Inclusion of Indonesian Women – The Role of Fintech in Promoting Financial Inclusion ’, presentation for a visiting delegation of Indonesian financial regulators, 13 September 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and Facebook’s Libra – Implications for the Pacific ’, presentation to the Asian Development Bank, at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries, Tonga, online, 4 September 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Libra – Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency’, presentation to KPMG and KWM clients, at KPMG, 23 August 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Malaysia’s Experience with Capital Controls: Historical Context and Lessons Learned’, keynote address to ‘Beyond Goods: Trade in Services and Investment in a Climate of Trade Protectionism ’, conference of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong, online, 16 August 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Identity & Governance: Regulation of the Construction and Use of Digital Identities, Including on Blockchain ’, panellist at the World Legal Summit 2019, Sydney, 1 August 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Libra: The Implications for Banking in Australia ’, presentation with KPMG, to American Express, Sydney, 10 July 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Cryptocurrencies and Facebook’s Libra – Implications for the Pacific ’, presentation to ADB, Sydney, 28 June 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘After Bitcoin: Towards New Sovereign Digital Currencies ’, presentation at the Digital Assets Project conference, Oxford, 26 June 2019.

  • RP Buckley and Erik Vermuelen, ‘How to Compete Tomorrow – From Products to Platforms to Ecosystems ’, presentation to KPMG and KWM, at KPMG, 14 June 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Post Hayne – Opportunities and Threats in RegTech, FinTech and TechFin ’, presentation to KPMG and KWM clients, at KWM, 28 May 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The Future of Data-Driven Banking and Finance and the Role in It of AI ’, presentation to the KPMG Westpac AI Ethics Forum, KPMG, Sydney, 14 May 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘AI and the Law – Common Legal Misconceptions ’, series of presentations on legal implications of AI at the conference ‘AI and Ethics in Australia – Building an Ethical Framework’, Canberra, 10 May 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘How and Why China Leads the World in Data-Driven Finance ’, presentation to the 51st Forum on Financial Market Regulation, University of Zurich, Zurich, 8 May 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘AI and Algorithms – A Research Programme? ’, presentation to the joint meeting of UNCITRAL and UNIDROIT, at UNIDROIT, Rome, 6 May 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘How and Why China Leads the World in Data-Driven Finance ’, presentation and commentary at the CIBEL Global Network Conference 2019, Sydney, 1 May 2019.

  • RP Buckley and DW Arner, ‘The Interaction of Data Regulation, Financial Regulation and RegTech: EU Big Bang II and Lessons for Digital Financial Transformation ’, presentation to KPMG & KWM, at KPMG, Sydney, 18 April 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Exit from a Sandbox and Next Steps ’, presentation at the Asian Development Bank training in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 16 April 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Testing, Monitoring and Supervision of Sandbox Entities ’, presentation at the Asian Development Bank training in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 16 April 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandbox Eligibility Requirements and Application Process ’, presentation at the Asian Development Bank training in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 16 April 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Key Considerations in Developing a Regulatory Sandbox ’, presentation at the Asian Development Bank training in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 16 April 2019.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandbox Concept ’, presentation at the Asian Development Bank training in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 16 April 2019.
  • AN Didenko, ‘Implementation of Regulatory Sandboxes: A Global Overview ’, presentation at the Asian Development Bank training in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 16 April 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The Principal Applications of Blockchain and Its Regulatory Implications ’, presentation to Asian Development Bank, Manila, 2 April 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The Fundamental Shift to RegTech and Data-Driven Finance (TechFin) ’, presentation to Accelerate RegTech, Sydney, 6-7 March 2019.

  • RP Buckley, DW Arner and Laura Winwood, ‘Regulatory Sandbox and Cyber Security ’, presentation to an ADB Workshop, the National Bank of Georgia, Tbilisi, online, 1 March 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Legal Misconceptions about AI ’, presentation to the KPMG Future AI Forum Australia, KPMG, 7 February 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The Use of Big Data and AI in Promoting Global Financial Stability and Responding to National Emergencies ’, presentation to the Consultation Workshop on International, Transnational and Domestic Law related to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, hosted by CIGI, Toronto, online, 5 February 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Research and Knowledge Coverage in the Fintech Ecosystem ’, presentation to the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council’s ‘Roundtable on Fintech in NSW’, Sydney, 4 February 2019.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchain: The Underpinning of All Cryptocurrencies ’, presentation to the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, online, 31 January 2019.

2018

  • RP Buckley, ‘Initial Coin Offerings and Their Regulation ’, Keynote Speaker, 31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, 13-15 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in Finance ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 13 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandboxes and Consumer Protection ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 13 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandboxes – Consolidation and Review ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 12 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Exit from a Sandbox and Next Steps ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 12 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Testing, Monitoring and Supervision of Sandbox Entities ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 12 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandbox Eligibility Requirements and Application Process ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 12 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Feasibility of a Regional or Global Regulatory Sandbox ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 11 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Key Considerations in Developing a Regulatory Sandbox ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 11 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandbox Concept ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 11 December 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Implementation of Regulatory Sandboxes: A Global Overview ’, presentation at the CBTL-AFI Regional Training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, Dili, 11 December 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Regulatory Sandboxes and Innovation Hubs ’, presentation to central bank staff of the six Pacific national members of PIRI, in Dili, online, 10 December 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchain and Its Principal Applications: Cryptoassets and ICOs ’, presentation to the Reserve Bank of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, online, 27 November 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchain and Its Applications ’, presentation to the Asian Development Bank, Manila, online, 27 November 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Central Bank Digital Currencies: Design Choices and Policy Issues ’, presentation at the 2018 UNSW – Tsinghua Research Collaboration Workshop on Financial Innovation and Regulatory Change in the Context of (De)globalisation, Sydney, 16 November 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘After Bitcoin: Central Bank-Linked Cryptocurrencies and Their Impact on Development ’, presentation at the 3rd University of Luxembourg Inclusive and Sustainable Finance Research Conference, Luxembourg, 13 November 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Behind the Buzz Words: Blockchain ’, panellist at The FLIP Inquiry Series session at the Law Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 October 2018.

  • RP Buckley and DA Zetzsche ‘Identity and Compliance with KYC – A Different Future ’, presentation with Dirk Zetzsche to KWM and KPMG clients, at KWM, Sydney, 4 October 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandboxes and Consumer Protection ’, presentation at the AFI Global Policy Forum 2018, Sochi, 4 September 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Aspects of Cyber-Security in Finance: Existing Approaches and Future Challenges ’, presentation at the AFI Global Policy Forum 2018, Sochi, 4 September 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Regulatory Sandboxes: Design and Policy Considerations ’, presentation at the AFI Global Policy Forum 2018, Sochi, 3 September 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Capacity Building for Financial Regulators in the Pacific Islands ’, presentation at the AFI Global Policy Forum 2018, Sochi, 3 September 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘FinTech for Financial Inclusion ’, presentation to Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI), Samoa, 6 June 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Regulating in the Digital Economy: Bitcoin, Blockchains and ICOs ’, presentation at a CLMR event, Sydney, 31 May 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘FinTech and RegTech: Future Directions ’, presentation to KPMG Catalyst, Sydney, 21 May 2018, and Melbourne, 23 May 2018.

  • AN Didenko, ‘Crowdfunding Mechanics and Regulatory Challenges ’, presentation to the Banking Commission and Central Bank of West African States, Abidjan, 20 April 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchains and Initial Coin Offerings ’, presentation to Treasury in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Perth, 19 April 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Beyond the Hype: Understanding the Role of Blockchain in the Australian Financial Sector , panellist at the Australian Regulatory Summit, Sydney, 11 April 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Blockchain Basics’, presentation to the Telstra Legal Department nationally, 23 March 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘Technology & Innovation: What Is Most Needed in the 21st Century? ’, panellist at the UNSW Future of Asia Summit, Hong Kong, 3 March 2018.

  • RP Buckley and DW Arner, ‘The ICO Gold Rush: A Scam, a Bubble, and Potentially a Major New Funding Source for Innovative Enterprises ’, presentation at KWM, Hong Kong, and at the HKU-UNSW Research Symposium, University of Hong Kong, 2 March 2018.

  • RP Buckley, Chair of the Panel on Open Banking, at the Responsible Lending and Borrowing Summit, Sydney, 21 February 2018.

  • RP Buckley, ‘The ICO Gold Rush: A Scam, a Bubble, and Potentially a Major New Funding Source for Innovative Enterprises ’, presentation at UNSW Blockchain Symposium, 13 February 2018.

  • RP Buckley and DW Arner, ‘The ICO Gold Rush: A Scam, a Bubble, and Potentially a Major New Funding Source for Innovative Enterprises ’, presentation at KWM, Sydney, 6 February 2018.

  • RP Buckley and Louise Malady, ‘Encouraging Interest on E-Money & Supervising E-Money Issuers ’, a webinar organised by UNCDF, 21 February 2018.

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